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Sunday Times investigates 28mph speed e-bikes
An article in today’s Sunday’s Times, headlined “28mph ebikes speed past legal limit” features both a video clip of a cyclist being overtaken at speed... Read more
BBC’s Inside the Factory looks at bicycles past, present – and their electric future
With over 3.5 million of us buying a bike each year, the BBC’s Inside the Factory this week looks at the design and engineering skills... Read more
USA road trip with a difference: Pedelecs Adventures Sand to Snow tour
Susanne Bruesch’s latest epic journey in the saddle of a Haibike SDURO electric bike has seen her cycling over 3,100 miles in 10 weeks across... Read more
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

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