Tag Archives: e-bikes

BikeBiz December edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz December is now available. This month, we catch up with seven distributors to reflect on an unorthodox year, explore Christmas buying habits in 2020 and discuss how the e-bike industry can help promote sustainable transport. This month’s sector guides are wheels, tyres and inner tyres …

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FreeFlow Technologies completes £1.85 million funding round

FreeFlow Technologies (FFT) has secured £1.85 million from a funding round, which will support a move to a new headquarters and R&D facility in East Kilbride and further strengthen the team with senior technical positions and assembly engineers recruited. “FFT’s ‘novel’ patented e-bike transmission system is more lightweight, compact and provides …

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Blubrake partners with Stromer to develop S-Pedelec with integrated ABS

Blubrake has partnered with Stromer to develop the Stromer ST5 ABS, the first S-Pedelec with a frame integrated ABS, set to launch in June 2021. “We’re especially pleased with this partnership,” said Fabio Todeschini, Blubrake’s general manager, “because we believe there are huge strides to be made in terms of …

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British e-bike startup FuroSystems raises £750,000 in seed funding

British e-bike manufacturer FuroSystems has raised £750,000 in seed funding, with TSP Ventures, ClearlySo and a number of angel investors participating in the round. The company, which creates high-end electric bikes and electric scooters, has seen demand surge since the COVID-19 lockdown from an already high growth rate, with year-on-year …

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ASI, Teznic collaborate on Sur-Ron e-bike upgrade

Accelerated Systems Inc (ASI) and Teznic have collaborated to bring the ‘fastest, longest range and highest torque’ Sur-Ron e-bike to the market. The collaboration brings Sur-Ron owners access to a ‘new level of performance’ that extends the range while increasing the power. “With a top speed of 60mph already, the …

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Government seeks views on boosting rural transport connectivity with e-bikes and digital mapping

Drone deliveries and digital mapping for easy-to-access walking and cycling routes could soon be a reality for people living in rural areas across the UK, following the launch of a call for evidence to help develop the Government’s Future of Transport: rural strategy. The Future of Transport: rural strategy – …

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Lezyne expands e-bike lighting range

Lezyne has expanded its range of dedicated e-bike lighting and visibility solutions. Headlined by new high-performance, StVZO-compliant and high-voltage-compatible models, the lineup is designed to pair with most major e-bike powertrains. The coming months will also see the addition of new visibility features throughout the lineup, ranging from Alert Technology-enabled, …

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Ducati unveils new 2021 e-MTB line

Ducati, powered by Thok, has unveiled its new 2021 e-MTB line. The new TK-01RR is an e-enduro that adopts the ‘most modern’ technical solutions. “The new Shimano EP8 drive unit is pure performance,” said a statement, “with a weight of 2.6 kg which makes it one of the lightest and …

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Pure Electric to open 15th UK retail store as Kimberley hails year of ‘phenomenal growth’

Pure Electric will be opening its 15th retail store next Monday, 23rd November, on Commercial Street in Spitalfields, East London. The company began 2020 with just one retail outlet in Victoria, West London, and during the course of the year has taken over and relaunched 11 existing bike shops across …

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