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Electric bike news

Only 7% of Brits want an e-bike, finds survey
While the UK has some catching up to do, 1 in 4 Europeans said they either own an e-bike or are thinking about buying one in the survey of 13,000 people
3 million e-bikes sold in Europe in 2019
LEVA-EU say they expect the 2019 total to surpass 3 million when all results have been published, and Germans are leading the way with 1.3 million e-bikes sold last year
E-bike riders 'lower risk than non-assisted riders'
Bikmo have announced that they will be cutting premiums for e-bike riders, with new research showing that e-bikers were 38% less likely to make a claim compared to non-assisted riders
Gaerne launch e-bike cycling shoes
Do we really need separate shoes for e-adventures? The Italian footwear experts Gaerne seem to think so, aiming the new G.Arc, G.Ray and G.Taser kicks specifically at e-bikers...
Vittoria's new e-bike tyres 'extend battery life'
Vittoria say the higher torque of e-bikes require specific e-bike tyres, and the reduction of rolling resistance on their 'E-Tires’ can actually extend your range
Subsidise e-bikes, says Bicycle Association
The national trade association for the bike industry says that both the cost and awareness barrier needs to be addressed when it comes to e-bikes, and that just a £250 incentive could double sales
UK e-scooter ban to be lifted this Saturday
A blanket ban on riding e-scooters on UK roads and cycle lanes will end on 4th July, as a 12 month trial will begin in which insured rental scooters will be made legal. Riders must be over 16 and hold at least a provisional driving licence.
Volt shift all manufacturing to UK ahead of Brexit
The British e-bike brand say that the move to Milton Keynes will allow them to centralise production, and produce up to 25,000 e-bikes a year
New Fiido D11 folder has 100km of range
The D11 is the latest folder from Fiido, featuring a battery integrated into the seat tube and a total weight of just 12.9kg
Bosch 2021: new Nyon computer and motor updates
Brand new touchscreen computer replaces original Nyon; 85Nm upgrade for CX and Cargo Line motors
New Vekkit e-bike conversion kit launches
The people behind Polish cycling bag and backpack brand Velotton have developed a three-part e-bike kit that weighs just 3kg, with prices starting from 535 euros
The Z-Triton: an e-trike and boat combined
This amphibious 3-in-1 prototype can function as an e-trike or a boat in motion, and also has living quarters for camping out during your journey
Triumph launch the Trekker GT, their first ever e-bike
The motorcycle legends have added pedals to their latest creation, a premium e-bike with a Shimano STEPS motor, RockShox forks and integrated LED lighting
First Look: Liteville 301CE Mk1 e-MTB
Unique design gets built-in dropper post and Shimano drive unit
Delfast launch the Top 3.0 with 200 mile range
Regarded as one of the most powerful e-bikes in the world, the all new Delfast Top 3.0 now has a carbon belt drive, better lighting and a range of up to 200 miles (321km) on a single charge
Cowboy launch the Cowboy 3 smart e-bike
The Belgian startup have revamped their smart e-bike with a lower gear ratio, new colourways and new app features, and it's priced at £1,990
Uber dump 'perfectly good' e-bikes
A video has circulated which purports to show a huge number of Jump hire e-bikes being scrapped, with the company accused of creating senseless waste
Rad Power launch RadWagon4 e-cargo bike
Fully redesigned from the ground up, the RadWagon4 has custom-made tyres and a completely revamped frame design, and is priced at an affordable €1,499 on pre-order
Cannondale launch new Neo Lefty e-gravel bike
New acoustic bike and e-gravel both with suspension bringing 'maximum gravel'
Olympia unveil huge 900Wh 'super battery'
The PowerNine 900Wh is the same weight as Olympia's previous 630Wh versions, and they claim it takes six hours to fully charge