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Electric bike news

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
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
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