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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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Bicycle Association calls for Vnuk e-bike exemption

The BA has called for electric bikes to be exempted from the EU's Vnuk ruling. Slovenian Damijan Vnuk was injured on private land in 2014 after falling from a ladder hit by a reversing tractor.

Since the European Court of Justice subsequently ruled that, despite happening on private land, the accident should have been covered by compulsory vehicle insurance, that then broadened the scope for a number of other vehicles to also require compulsory third-party insurance in the EU,

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