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Electric bike news

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
Pedal Me warns Amazon: "We're coming for you"
The London-based e-cargo and taxi firm have offered to co-operate with Amazon – but they're prepared to go head-to-head with them too
Shimano launch their biggest ever e-bike battery
As well as launching three new batteries for their STEPS e-bike system, Shimano have also added 12-speed chainrings and a new computer display that is backwards-compatible
Schwalbe launch e-bike specific inner tube
Schwalbe says the new Air Plus inner tube features increased wall thickness, that leaks less air than a conventional tube
The electric bike re-imagined in the 1960's
Uswitch have taken six modern tech inventions and re-imagined what the adverts would have looked like if the gadgets were invented 60 years ago... one of which is the e-bike!
Researchers develop rechargeable graphene batteries
In partnership with Trinity College Dublin, Graphene Flagship claim to have produced rechargeable batteries and energy storage devices that are non-toxic because of their graphene construction
Chinese battery production falls by 10% in 2020
Two of China's biggest lithium-ion battery manufacturers are facing disruption due to production facilities being located in affected areas, so production is expected to slow while things return to normal
Nominate an incredible individual for bike giveaway
Bikes from Marin, Raleigh, Ribble, Specialized and Trek are looking for deserving homes
Hellobike integrate social distancing tech
Hellobike's new shared e-bike model has built-in smart voice navigation, which can help users maintain social distancing while the country emerges from its strict lockdown