Tag Archives: e-mtb

Raleigh donates e-bikes and e-cargo bikes to National Trust for trial

Raleigh has donated £42,000 worth of e-bikes and e-cargo bikes to National Trust properties, as the charity looks to reduce its reliance on traditional vehicles and reach carbon net-zero by 2030. E-bikes will be trialled by staff at 11 properties, including estates such as Tyntesfield in North Somerset, Saltram in …

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Research project on use of off-road e-bikes launches

British Cycling has joined forces with other cycling organisations and recreational land managers to support a new, long-term research project to be undertaken by Edinburgh Napier University into the use of off-road e-bikes, including electric mountain bikes. The research will focus on current and future trends as well as the …

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Shimano introduces new Linkglide technology

Shimano has introduced Linkglide technology, which will be available initially at Deore XT (1×11 speed) and Deore (1×10 speed) level. It is intended for use on a wide variety of bikes and different riding styles, although Shimano said it is especially suited to e-trekking bikes and e-MTBs ridden under high-torque. …

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Canyon introduces Torque:ON, updates e-MTB line for 2021

Canyon is introducing a new e-park bike, the Torque:ON, combining the capability of the brand’s Torque model with Shimano’s new EP8 pedal-assist system. The brand’s Spectral:ON, Neuron:ON and Grand Canyon:ON also receive the EP8 motor and battery update. “The Torque:ON is an absolute downhill-ripping, berm-slashing, air-boosting beast of a bike,” …

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Intense Europe forms exclusive distribution partnership with Parts Europe

Intense Europe has formed an exclusive partnership with Parts Europe to distribute its new Tazer MX PRO e-MTB throughout Europe. Parts Europe is the European arm of US-based Parts Unlimited. This new collaboration with Intense Europe is based on the launch of the Tazer MX in the US last October. “Having …

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Bafang to continue sponsorship of CST PostNL Bafang MTB racing team

Bafang has confirmed its ongoing sponsorship of the CST PostNL Bafang mountain bike racing team into the 2021 Olympic year and beyond. During the two years of sponsorship to date, there has been ‘intensive’ collaboration between the e-drive systems manufacturer, mountain bike brand American Eagle and the riders of the …

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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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Olympia unveils EX 900 Sport e-MTB

Olympia has launched the EX 900 Sport, a long-range e-MTB. “For the designers of the Padua-based manufacturers, the main priorities were comfort and rideability,” said a statement. “The 76-degree seat tube angle and the head tube angle were calculated to ensure a comfortable and steady sitting position: a “soft” geometry …

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Bosch eBike Systems collaborates with Trash Free Trails

Bosch eBike Systems is collaborating with not-for-profit environmental organisation Trash Free Trails. The alliance will see Bosch support the publication of Trash Free Trails’ State of Our Trails baseline study – the first stage of an academic research project conducted in association with Bangor University that will investigate the impact …

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Thok launches ‘Flag’ version of MIG e-MTB

Thok has unveiled a ‘Flag’ version of its MIG e-MTB. The brand has launched its ‘Thok Unlock’ promotion. The activation includes, in addition to the free shipping of all models in the Thok range, the celebratory version of the MIG e-MTB. The bike will be wrapped with the owner’s flag livery and …

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