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Electric bike news

Dorset nurses ride e-bikes to appointments
Dorset community nurses can now apply for e-bikes to use for getting to appointments, with feedback showing both nurses and patients have responded positively
Peugeot launch updated eR02 PowerTube
The mostly automotive manufacturer have cleaned up their top-end e-road model, with the latest generation Bosch
Geraint Thomas recommends e-bikes
The defending Tour de France champion talked up the e-bike as a great choice for beginners in his column for GQ magazine this week
Scott launch the SK-eRIDE, a ski-touring e-Bike
An e-bike for skiing? This is a bike designed for exactly that, taking you to the slopes with some fat tyres and e-assistance perfect for tackling the snow...
Swytch raise £1 million in a year
The startup, whose e-bike conversion kit fits to your handlebars, raised over 500% of their initial crowdfunding target back in 2017 and appear to be going from strength to strength
Jump developing autonomous e-bikes?
Jump, owned by the ride-hailing service Uber, is said to be investing in a new breed of e-bikes and scooters that will be able to drive themselves to charging points or better locations
Ducati's new MIG-RR e-MTB
New e-MTB designed in partnership with Thok E-Bikes is now available to pre-order for a spring delivery on Ducati's website
Jivr chainless folder closing in on crowdfunding target
This smart-looking folding e-bike has raised over €630,000 with a pitch on the Seedrs investment platform, and has a completely concealed belt drive in the frame
No compulsory insurance for e-bikes
The new proposed laws, which would have had a severe impact on the e-bike market and public health according to the European Cyclists' Federation, were voted down in parliament today
Go SwissDrive enters liquidation
The eight-year-old company, that supplies motors for over 5,500 Publibike hire bikes in Switzerland, has been liquidated by its owner
EU impose tariffs on Chinese e-bike imports
After it emerged that Chinese manufacturers were 'dumping' e-bikes in Europe at below cost price to receive subsidies, the EU has now imposed tariffs to curb the practice
EU to vote on mandatory e-bike insurance
The European Commission will vote on whether e-bike riders should have car-style compulsory third-party insurance on the 22nd January
Lights now included on Riese & Muller e-bikes
The German brand claim to be setting "new E-Bike safety standards" with a brake light and main beam fitted as standard, and also daytime running lights across all models
15-year-old wins e-bike desert race
The brutal event sees competitors ride for four days across the desert, and was won by a 15-year-old Brit
e-bike bursts into flames due to faulty battery
A rider has escaped serious injury in Australia after the battery retrofitted to his Pinarello exploded. It's not the first time this has happened, so heed our advice...
Loan an e-bike for £10 a month Greenwich
The offer is open to anyone who lives, works or studies in the Royal Borough of Greenwich aged over 18, allowing them the chance to use an e-bike for £10 a month
Just in gallery: Wilier Cento1 Hybrid
We've just received one of these stunning e-road bikes in for testing, check it out in all its glorious details by browsing through our gallery...
CES Show 2019 highlights
An e-bike you can talk to, another fuelled off hydrogen, and a cyclist's airbag? We round up some of the coolest, weirdest and wackiest bike-related things on show at CES 2019...
Orbea's updated Wild FS full sus mtb
Updated geometry and new colours will make you "rediscover the mountains" say Orbea
Just in: Pinarello Nytro E-Road
We've got a Pinarello Nytro in for testing, and thought it would be rude not to share/brag about this Italian speed machine...