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Pedelecs, also known as e-bikes or power-assisted cycles, are normal bikes fitted with a battery powering a motor, which will assist your own pedalling efforts up 15.5mph. As their popularity has grown, so has market in the UK and with that, the different options that can now be purchased. Crank/mid-drive vs hub motor, folding electric bikes for easy storage, smaller wheels for manoeuvrability round town or e-MTBs for trails at the weekend? If you’re looking to find the answers to those questions and more, you’ll find more information in our guides and on our forum.

Pedelecs also features an electric bike search tool, a UK dealer map to find a retailer near you and e-bike reviews. We also hope you’ll join in the chat on our busy forum, with over 330,000 posts offering tips and chat from both industry experts and enthusiasts.  Read more about us…

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Electric Bike Updates

Electric bike grants: UK trails behind other European countries

A comparison of grants and subsidies offered by European governments to increase electric bike use and reduce pollution sees the UK languishing near the bottom of the table.

The December 2016 report from the European Cyclists' Federation shows the differing levels of financial incentives for e-cycling in a number of countries at both national and local levels.

Founded in 1983, ECF's mission is to 'promote cycling as a sustainable and healthy means of transportation and recreation'. This report is presented

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