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New track and trace security solution aims to ‘break the cycle of e-bike thefts’

A new track and trace security solution developed by G4S and AXA is aiming to make the theft of e-bikes ‘a lot harder to get away with’. The popularity of e-bikes has risen in recent years, with around 34 million sold worldwide in 2017. In the Netherlands close to a …

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Babboe cargo bikes coming to Cycle Show

Babboe will bring its cargo bikes to the Cycle Show at the end of this month. The company is attending the show in Birmingham on 27th September, and on 28th and 29th they are hosting an event at the CycleBar in London called ‘Look Mum No Hands’. Founded in the …

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Magura establishes new European hub

German company Magura has established a new hub in Europe, expanding its service and logistics infrastructure. From 1st September, service inquiries in the Netherlands will be processed exclusively by the company’s own centre. The service and sales hub in Arnhem will take over from Juncker Bike Parts. Martina Class of the …

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Dutch motorists to be paid 14p per kilometre to cycle to work instead

The Dutch Secretary of State for Infrastructure wants to optimised corporate tax laws to trigger companies into paying their staff to cycle to work. Stientje Van Veldhoven wants companies to pay staff 14 pence per kilometre of cycling to and from work.  The measure could get an extra 200,000 Dutch …

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Gazelle factory assembles 15 millionth bike; 35 percent of the new ones are electric

Gazelle has produced its 15 millionth bike: a CityZen. The company – owned by Pon Holdings since 2011 – assembles about 250,000 bikes annually from its Dieren factory, close to Arnhem. "We will soon be producing even more e-bikes than regular bicycles," said Ferdi Ertekin of Gazelle in a statement.  …

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