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Triumph launch the Trekker GT, their first ever electric bicycle

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Jack Sexty

Jack is the news editor here at eBikeTips, and also edits the live blog and writes tech news over on our sister site road.cc. Jack first became fascinated with e-bikes when an elderly gentleman breezed past him without a care in the world up a big old hill in North Wales - thus realising e-bikes are the real deal! Although he genuinely enjoys time trials and lung-busting climbs without assistance, Jack likes nothing more than cruising round town on an e-bike during his days off.   

5 comments

1 month 2 weeks ago

" It might come as a surprise that the world famous Triumph motorbike manufacturers started out life making bicycles over 130 years ago "

Certainly a surprise to me. John Bloor only bought the Triumph name in 1983. Triumph Engineering effectively disappeared in the 70's after BSA, then NVT folded up.

1 month 2 weeks ago

"Triumph Cycle Co were a different thing to Triumph Motorcycles"

There are now and have been for some time but they were they same company at one time. However Raleigh bought the Triumph cycle brand name and continued to use it for bicycles. I supose this leads to thinking where an E-bike sits. Is it more akin to a motorcycle as it has a motor, or a pedal cycle as it has pedals? smiley

 

1 month 2 weeks ago

I have a Triumph bicycle built in 1964 and I think it's my favourite bike, despite also being the most objectively terrible bike I own too.

1 month 2 weeks ago

Triumph Cycle Co were a different thing to Triumph Motorcycles

1 month 3 weeks ago

I thought Raleigh owned the Triumph bicycle brand name.