Tag Archives: e-mtb

Yeti Cycles enters e-MTB market with 160E

Yeti Cycles has released its first e-MTB, the 160E, featuring its new Sixfinity suspension platform. “We felt there was an opportunity to create an e-MTB that was built for racing,” said Chris Conroy, Yeti Cycles’ CEO. “All of our efforts coalesced around the simple goal of making the bike faster …

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Bafang introduces new drive systems for e-city and e-MTB at Eurobike

Bafang is introducing a range of new products at this year’s Eurobike, with drive systems optimised for the e-city and e-MTB segments on display. Several partner brands are represented at the company’s 150m² booth, covering the e-MTB, e-city and e-cargo ranges. In total, 22 Bafang staff are in attendance at …

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Thok’s new MIG-R debuting at Eurobike

Thok E-Bikes is presenting its new MIG-R at Eurobike 2021. The latest addition to Thok’s all-mountain range will join the MIG 2.0 and the MIG 2.0 630 Wh. The new e-MTB features a Shimano EP8 motor and 630 Wh battery, a Fox Rhythm 36 fork with 150 mm travel, 3-level …

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The rise of MTB

Rebecca Morley examines the UK mountain bike market and what’s behind the rise in popularity

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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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