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Electric bike news

UK police could get devices to stop e-bike and e-scooters
Device would send a signal to 'confuse' the electric motor
E-bike tech news round-up: McLaren eMTB, Michelin and more
A round-up of some of this week’s biggest and most interesting e-bike tech stories
McLaren goes Extreme with 161Nm e-bike
Storied supercar maker McLaren is launching a series of e-bikes, and they are mighty potent.
Grooveliner’s Electric Bike Rack can hold up to 5 e-bikes
It also uses an electric or gas loading system to make mounting the bikes easier
Cityshuttle: rethinking urban logistics with pedal power
Six-wheeled e-cargo bike with pedal assist and 350kg payload
Germany is trialling a traffic-free route for 28mph e-bikes
Speed pedelec trial will study the effects of faster e-bikes in bike path conditions
DirtySixer launches 32in wheel e-bike
New bike claimed to be the “go-to for NBA players”
E-scooters will 'inevitably' be part of Scotland's future
All e-scooters are currently illegal on public roads in Scotland
Dentists warn of rise in e-scooter related dental injuries
Causes included unprovoked falls, collisions with stationary objects, uneven road surfaces, and alleged assaults
Most owners take out e-bike insurance in the Netherlands
Dutch e-bike insurance market was worth €621m in 2021 – an increase of €71m
E-bikes surpass unassisted bikes in UK bike share schemes
"The rise of the e-bike is pushing the popularity of bike sharing to new highs and there is no sign of this trend slowing down"
Tier sells bike share provider Nextbike
Tier acquired Leipzig-based Nextbike in 2021
Pinion's MGU is now getting automatic gears
The Pinion MGU joins the likes of Valeo in offering fully automatic shifting
Liv and Giant introduce new electric hardtails
The Liv Lurra and Giant Fathom e-bikes are 130mm travel hardtails with SyncDrive motors, aimed at both trail and adventure riders
MiRider has launched a compact e-bike with a 3-speed gearbox
Wigan-based brand uses technology from sister company G3ARED to help expand e-bike portfolio with larger wheeled bikes
UK e-bike thefts rise by 103% in a year
In 2023, 6.2% of bike thefts involved an e-bike, data reveals
Giant Expression E+ gets brand's latest SyncDrive Core motor
Giant says there is no need to adapt your riding to the motor: "You can ride like you normally do, but with more power."
E-bikes outselling unassisted bikes in Belgium and Germany
In the UK, the e-bike market share accounts for just 9% of volume
The US bike industry launches database of all legal e-bikes
The database aims to act as a comprehensive resource for certified and insured e-bikes
Hexlox launches anti-theft wheel nut for hub motor e-bikes
The product works with some bikes that use motors from Mahle, Bafang and Zehus