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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 …
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Gocycle pays employees to commute by electric bike

Folding e-bike brand Gocycle say they are the first company to introduce a scheme which will see their employees able to claim 40p for every mile e-biked to their Chessington headquarters. The company’s Surrey office employs 15 people. Gocycle founder, Richard Thorpe, wants to inspire other businesses follow suit to help tackle pollution. Gocycle say …