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Electric bike news

Brand visit and first ride: FLIT Bike FLIT-16
The FLIT-16 is described as “a brand new generation of folding e-bike for urban commuters”. We were intrigued, and went to find out more from FLIT themselves...
Yamaha launch "quietest ever" drive unit and new battery
Yamaha are stepping up their presence in the e-bike market for 2021 with the launch of the new PWseries CE drive unit, and the powerful yet practical External Crossover battery
Simon Cowell crashed 'an electric motorbike', say BA
After the music mogul fell off during a test ride in the US and broke his back, the Bicycle Association have sought to clarify that the high-powered bike he was riding has "almost nothing in common" with e-bikes for sale in UK bike shops
Canyon launch Grand Canyon:ON AL 9.0
Keenly-priced e-MTB hardtail with Shimano drive system
Tern launches new and improved GSD cargo bike
Our favourite do-it-all ebike just got better!
Olympia launch the EX 900 Sport with 900Wh battery
The Italians have married their recently-launched 900Wh battery with their EX Sport e-mountain bike, which they say will go up to 290km on a single charge
Ducati launch of three new folding e-bikes
Shortly after unveiling their e-scrambler city bike, the motorbike legends have dropped three new folding e-bikes to mark their arrive on the pedal-assisted scene
Pinarello launch the eTreviso, their first urban e-bike
The classy new commuter from the Italians is equipped with the Fazua Evation motor system integrated into the downtube, and comes with a rear rack for your luggage
Islabikes launch 'e-bikes for baby boomers'
The brand famed for their children's bikes have unveiled two new lightweight full-sized bikes, which they claim are perfect for riders of the baby boom generation...
Petition launched to increase e-bike speeds
The petition calls for UK law on e-bike speeds to be brought in line with the US, where larger motors are permitted that cut out at speeds of 20mph (32kph)