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E-bike technology start-up Swytch celebrates first year with investment injection

E-bike technology start-up Swytch is celebrating its first year with an investment injection of £795,000. It has generated nearly £1 million in revenue to date, exceeding its crowdfunding target by 500% in 2017.  The technology has the ability to "transform any bike into an e-bike, and back again, in seconds", offering a …

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Technological disruption to headline Taipei 2018

2018 will prove to be a "critical" year for the global cycling industry, according to TAITRA president and CEO Walter Yeh. Kicking off the 31st Taipei Cycle Show, which is playing host to 1,150 exhibitors across 3,250 booths, Yeh stated: "Not only are major exhibitions moving their show dates and …

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Expanding bike share with artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing how we commute and experience urban living. As bike share schemes grow, AI is playing an increasing role in successful schemes and enabling operators to grow efficiently in new markets.  While some bike share schemes are struggling to maximise profitability and maintain market share due …

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Everysight launches augmented reality glasses for cyclists

Everysight has released its long-awaited Raptor AR Smartglasses, which are claimed to be the ‘first’ consumer-focused augmented reality glasses for cyclists and triathletes. Raptor, which aims to enhance performance with real-time data, is now available throughout the UK, the EU, the US, and Canada. The glasses’ patented Beam technology displays …

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Mio introduces Cyclo 210

Mio has released its latest bicycle navigation device – the Cyclo 210.  Cycle paths and full European road maps are pre-installed and is ready to go "within minutes" unpacking.  Cyclo 210 offers a Surprise Me feature, which calculates three different bicycle routes based upon your entered time or distance. This …

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Drones and flying cars: Government seeks views on the “future of mobility”

The Department for Transport has today issued a call for evidence on the future for mobility. It is seeking information on what members of the public, lobby groups and other interested parties believe should be the transport priorities for the government. "This call for evidence seeks views and evidence from …

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Hexlox creates telescoping thru axle system

Hexlox has created a modular thru axle. The patent-pending product uses a telescopic system the Berlin-based company is calling Perfect Fit using three axle sizes to replace any thru axle on the market.  The company claims that the variable length and interchangeable thread adapts to fit any hub or fork …

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Bikerumor tech blog celebrates tenth birthday

Tyler Benedict – pictured – is celebrating the tenth birthday of his bike tech website Bikerumor.com. The blog first saw the light of day in July 2008, and Benedict says it has "become the global source for everyone wanting to discover the latest and greatest from brands large and small." …

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Zwift Academy opens enrolment for 2018

Online training platform Zwift has opened enrolment for the third year of Zwift Academy. The talent ID programme is again offering two professional contacts: one with Canyon//SRAM’s Women’s World Tour team, the other for Qhubeka Continental Team as part of U23 Men’s Team Dimension Data. Beth Duryea, Canyon//SRAM team manager, …

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Cycle tech companies discuss data and more in House of Lords meeting

A meeting on Tuesday organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Cycling Group heard from cycle tech companies. The technology and cycling planning meeting took place in the House of Lords and heard from experts from See.Sense, Deliveroo, and Strava. There were also presentations from Cyclestreets, Cyclepods, Urbo, and the academic Robin Lovelace. …

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