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Electric bike news

Orbea launch revamped Gain e-road bike
The Spanish bike brand have completely revamped their e-road racer, featuring the new Mahle ebikemotion X35 motor system and plenty of impressive components
Is this hubless e-bike the future?
The Reevo's radical design has autonomous lighting, a one-sided fork, retractable kickstand and touchscreen activation, with full production just around the corner...
Ridgeback unveils 2021 e-bike range
There are now 18 e-bikes in Ridgeback's extensive range, with highlights coming in the shape of three versatile e-cargo bikes and the all new Advance city bike
Coventry suspends e-scooter trial after 5 days
Coventry's e-scooter pilot scheme will be paused "until systems are improved", according to the council
Bikeshare start-up offering free rides across London
HumanForest offer the first 20 minutes riding for free on their fleet of e-bikes, that use renewable energy and are currently located in the London Borough of Islington
E-bike riders quadruple cycling distance, finds study
The Norwegian study found e-bike customers more than doubled their use of the bicycle for transport, and cycled an average of 9.2km a day compared to 2.1km before buying an e-bike
Privateer tease the E-161
New e-bike gets radical geometry and new Shimano EP8 drive unit
Canyon launch concept vehicle and two new e-bikes
In real life, Canyon have revealed the new Commuter:ON and Precede:ON... and in the pipeline is a four-wheeled mini concept car, that can also comply with UK and EU e-bike regulations!
Shimano launches all-new STEPS EP8 e-bike drive system
More torque from smaller, less draggy drive unit plus software updates
NDB self-charging battery could last thousands of years
NDB Inc. have huge ambitions to "reinvent electricity and create a planet without fossil fuels by 2040"... which could be great news for e-bikers!
First ride: The new Tern GSD S00
Did our favourite compact cargo bike get even better?
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...