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Electric bike news

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...
Petition launched to increase e-bike speeds
The petition calls for UK law on e-bike speeds to be brought in line with the US, where larger motors are permitted that cut out at speeds of 20mph (32kph)
Raleigh launch e-cargo bikes for businesses
The legendary British bike brand have launched e-cargo bike and trike models, designed for businesses to move their goods around without the emissions
Gov promises financial support to buy e-bikes
Could you get a third off your next e-bike purchase? The government have said they will offer financial incentives to buy e-bikes in their 'Gear Change' document published today, which could mean cheaper e-bikes for all
Ducati launch the e-Scrambler electric bike
The Italian motorbike brand have launched a brand new pedal assist bike with a Shimano motor system, racks, lights and mudguards as standard and e-bike specific tyres from Pirelli
Canyon launch the Grail:ON e-gravel bike
Canyon's groundbreaking Grail gravel bike has been electrified, featuring those unique double-decking handlebars, 50mm tyres and all the benefits of a sleek Bosch motor system to turbo-charge your ride
Swytch accused of 'photoshopping image'
The makers of the Vekkit e-bike kit issued a statement claiming Swytch had doctored one of their images. Swytch have now apologised, saying it was down to a mix-up in which the image was mistaken for a product design concept
Mondraker launch the Grommy 'e-balance bike'
Made to "inspire a new generation of riders with riding skills and passion", the Grommy is available in 12" or 16" sizes