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Electric bike news

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
E-bikes "could get Britain back to work"
University of Leeds researchers have concluded that a switch from cars to e-bikes could reduce CO2 emissions by millions of tonnes, while providing commuters with a safer route back to work amid the coronavirus crisis
£50,000 grant brings e-cargo to Nottingham
The legendary Nottingham-based bike brand have produced the e-cargo bikes on behalf of the council thanks to a £50,000 government grant
Giant and ConnectBike launch 'Giant Deliver E'
The world's largest food delivery chain Domino's were involved in the specialist e-cargo bike's development, and they're set to be rolled out for delivery couriers to use from this July
Northern Ireland finally make e-bikes legal
As of 13th May, residents of Northern Ireland are no longer required to have licencing, insurance and registration to ride an e-bike in the country
Swytch waiting list surpasses 100,000
The company behind the Swytch e-bike conversion kit say they've been inundated with orders due to the UK government urging us to cycle instead of use public transport during the pandemic
An electric revolution? Specialized launch Vado SL
The all new mid-motor Vado SL weighs in at just 14.9kg, with the motor on Specialized' own SL 1.1 system accounting for just 1.95kg of that