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Electric bike news

UK government to review anti-dumping measures on e-bikes
The Trade Remedies Authority will determine whether dumping would be likely to continue or recur if the measures were no longer applied
Battery repair v replace is ‘David v Goliath’ say Gouach
French repairable battery maker Gouach (David) squares up to CONEBI (Goliath)
Thousands of unsafe e-bikes are being seized at UK ports
‘People can keep themselves safe by only purchasing from a reputable retailer’
Second-hand e-scooter on charge bursts into flames
The London Fire Brigade has shared the footage to help raise awareness for its Charge Safe campaign
Slower e-scooter speeds may encourage more pavement riding
Researchers compared rider behaviour in Austin, Texas, which caps shared e-scooter speeds at 20mph, and Washington DC, where the maximum is 10mph
“The safest helmet for e-bikes” smashes Kickstarter target
The Beam’s Virgo full-face helmet is designed for speeds up to 28mph and features Mips safety tech and a rear light
BBC journalists use e-cargo bike for mobile broadcast studio
The Bike Bureau is kitted out to offer solo-operated and solar-powered TV and radio lives, and is also used for newsgathering
Swytch and Cyrusher criticised for misleading advertising
Swytch RRP and offer countdown ruled misleading; Cyrusher ads suggested its 750W e-bikes were road legal
Need to tow a second bike? Now you can with Tern’s Bike Tow
Turn your Tern GSD Gen 2 into even more of a utility machine
The VanMoof S4 has turned up – and there’s an X4 too
New e-bike models are cheaper, simpler and more colourful too
Westminster to install e-bike parking bays
The bays are being installed in a bid to tackle dockless cycles being abandoned on pavements
Cube introduces Bosch-powered Trike Hybrid with tilting tech
German brand promises “new era of mobility” thanks to technology designed to keep trike and cargo stable and safe when cornering
Beryl to run West Midlands e-scooter scheme
Transport for West Midlands appointed Beryl to deliver the scheme following the end of the previous contract with Voi
Yamaha's moped style e-bike and s-pedelec on sale soon
Japanese giant continues own-brand electric two-wheeled rollout
Canyon shakes up its e-mountain bike range
Range features two new updated bikes, and an all-new enduro race machine
E-bike sales thrive in Europe - except the UK
According to 2022 sales statistics, e-bike sales volumes increased by double digits in many European countries
Grant Sinclair's Iris eTrike being 'prepared for production'
Safety-wise, enclosed e-bike is said to be “like riding inside a large crash helmet”
Jersey e-bike scheme aiming to reduce carbon emissions
A total of £300,000 has been allocated to the scheme for its two-year duration
Eddy Merckx parent company to invest in e-bike production
The Belgian Cycling Factory is planning a roll-out of a full e-bike line by 2025
Virvolt kit attains official 'Made in France' status
Cooperation with Renault just the planned first step for the mid-drive kit designers