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Crowdfunded Calamus to offer ‘blindspot assist’

Recently launched into the electric bike crowdfunding world is a new breed of ‘ultrabike’ according to Berlin-based founders Nilesh Bothra and Huzaifa Harawala, who say this e-bike will represent a “giant leap for e-bike technology.” 250w and 750w versions of the Bafang powered e-bike are listed as estimated shipping from February 2020, with parts manufactured …
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Cambridge-designed FLIT-16 launches on Kickstarter

Previously known as Hinton Bikes, the pair behind the FLIT-16 today launch their folding electric bike on Kickstarter, with discounted pre-orders being taken for the first batch of e-bikes off the production line. FLIT co-founders, Dave Henderson and Alex Murray, met in 2015 whilst studying in Beijing. Electric bikes were their favourite way of getting …
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Bosch eBike announce new motors, batteries & anti-tuning software

Bosch eBike Systems have announced a number of product updates and innovations for 2020 models. New e-bike motors promise less weight and more power, alongside digital theft deterrence and anti-tuning software. Performance Line CX Weighing 25% less than its predecessor and almost half its size, the new 2.9Kg Performance Line CX allows for ‘better integration’ …
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120 e-bikes power Forth Valley hire scheme

Yesterday saw Scotland’s largest electric bike hire scheme link up the three council areas of Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. The charity behind the project, Forth Environment Link say this is the UK’s first cross-regional hire scheme and includes 12 bike hire charging stations, including one at Forth Valley Royal Hospital where the official launch took …
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DfT releases ‘refreshed’ guidance on £1,000+ Cycle to Work e-bikes

Cycling Minister Michael Ellis announced earlier this week that the scheme guidance would be “refreshed” to help more commuters understand how they can cycle to work by pedelec, as part of a drive to increase active travel. In the years since the Cycle to Work initiative was launched 20 years ago, more commuters are choosing …
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Bosch eBike Systems celebrates 10 years with independent division

Bosch eBike Systems was established in 2009 as a start-up within the Automotive Electronics division of the Bosch group; since then, the group say 70 well-known brands have “put their trust in ‘empowered by Bosch’ products.” Bosch’s first e-bike drive system made its debut at Eurobike in 2010, going into production the following year. Since …