Electric Bike News

Technological fraud scanners in place for Tour de France
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) says it has now tested ‘several thousand’ bikes at different races using the same system to detect hidden motors that... Read more
DFT electric bike law update
DfT: Pedal cycles converted to ‘twist and go’ exempt from type approval
The Department for Transport has today confirmed to Pedelecs that an ordinary cycle, already ridden on public roads as such and subsequently converted to a... Read more
‘Twist and go’ type approval guidance emerges
The Bicycle Association (‘BAGB’, which merged with BEBA 3 years ago) and the DfT have recently released guidance on type approval for twist and go... Read more
British Heart Foundation pulls plug on electric bikes
Electric bike retailer, Cycling Made Easy, have started a petition with the aim of convincing the BHF to have a change of heart about its... Read more
Survey reveals the appeal of e-biking to work
‘Brits are fed up of overcrowded daily commutes’ is the summation of a Shimano survey of 1000 respondents. Differing age groups up and down the... Read more
50cycles bring Fantic e-bikes to the UK
50cycles, UK distributors of Kalkhoff, have just announced they’re to stock a new range of ‘fat’ off road and urban e-bike models from Italian motorcycle... Read more

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