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e-Cargo ‘Parcels Not Pollution’ delivery service launches in Hammersmith

Transport for London (TfL) has awarded ?50,000 to support a new zero-emissions freight hub in Hammersmith. Parcels Not Pollution aims to reduce traffic, thereby easing congestion and improving air quality in Hammersmith town centre. Hammersmith & Fulham Council and e-cargobikes.com are working in partnership to deliver the scheme. Local businesses signing up to the service …
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Cycle Show 2019

The 18th Cycle Show saw the event moved to Halls 2 & 3, with an outdoor 2Km MTB track, separate outdoor circuit for e-bikes in the Commuter Zone and ABS test strip. ???? DryCycle had a 4-wheeled electrically assisted prototype for testing on the e-bike circuit; entering the market this winter, company founder Andy Murphy …
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NEC Cycle Show: 13th-15th September

The NEC’s Cycle Show turns 18 this year, with over 30,000 visitors expected over the long weekend from 13th-15th September. This year’s Cycle Show will be based in Halls 2 and 3, with 200 exhibitors showcasing 500 brands across bikes, e-bikes and cycling accessories, while adventure-seekers will find travel brands offering training weekends and tours …
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Swytch to unveil 70% smaller, 50% lighter conversion kit

Swytch Technology will use Eurobike to showcase the latest version of their ‘Swytch Kit’ conversion kit in September. Their ‘hand-held’ updated kit has shrunk from the size of a car battery to a palm-sized power pack weighing 1.5Kg (reduced from 3Kg), clipping to the handlebars of any bike to convert it to electric with a …
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Crowdfunded Calamus to offer ‘blindspot assist’

Recently launched into the electric bike crowdfunding world is a new breed of ‘ultrabike’ according to Berlin-based founders Nilesh Bothra and Huzaifa Harawala, who say this e-bike will represent a “giant leap for e-bike technology.” 250w and 750w versions of the Bafang powered e-bike are listed as estimated shipping from February 2020, with parts manufactured …
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Cambridge-designed FLIT-16 launches on Kickstarter

Previously known as Hinton Bikes, the pair behind the FLIT-16 today launch their folding electric bike on Kickstarter, with discounted pre-orders being taken for the first batch of e-bikes off the production line. FLIT co-founders, Dave Henderson and Alex Murray, met in 2015 whilst studying in Beijing. Electric bikes were their favourite way of getting …
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Newquay police champion e-bike patrols

Newquay police will once again be patrolling the streets of Newquay and St Columb Major by e-bike during the busy summer months of the tourist season. 2018 saw the introduction of officers on e-bikes in the region with the patrols “very much appreciated by members of the local community” according to Cornwall Police. The electric …
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Bosch eBike announce new motors, batteries & anti-tuning software

Bosch eBike Systems have announced a number of product updates and innovations for 2020 models. New e-bike motors promise less weight and more power, alongside digital theft deterrence and anti-tuning software. Performance Line CX Weighing 25% less than its predecessor and almost half its size, the new 2.9Kg Performance Line CX allows for ‘better integration’ …
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120 e-bikes power Forth Valley hire scheme

Yesterday saw Scotland’s largest electric bike hire scheme link up the three council areas of Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. The charity behind the project, Forth Environment Link say this is the UK’s first cross-regional hire scheme and includes 12 bike hire charging stations, including one at Forth Valley Royal Hospital where the official launch took …
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DfT releases ‘refreshed’ guidance on ?1,000+ Cycle to Work e-bikes

Cycling Minister Michael Ellis announced earlier this week that the scheme guidance would be “refreshed” to help more commuters understand how they can cycle to work by pedelec, as part of a drive to increase active travel. In the years since the Cycle to Work initiative was launched 20 years ago, more commuters are choosing …