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European symposium on speed pedelecs: obstacles & opportunities

A recent symposium has highlighted how Belgium’s road usage rules for speed pedelecs appears to have fuelled growth – from 4,500 speed pedelecs registered in 2017 to 12,000 last year – by creating a separate ‘Moped Class P” (speed pedelecs) which in turn offers flexible cycle path/road usage while also entitling commuters to the same …
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London’s first e-Bike Festival: Battersea Evolution 2 & 3 May

Organisers of the Cycle Show have announced a new dedicated electric bike event at Battersea Park, lining up the latest models, 400m test track, industry speakers and a “drop-in clinic” for visitors wanting pre-purchase advice. Exhibitors already confirmed to attend the 2020 festival include Shimano Steps, Bosch e-Bike Systems, Ridgeback, Specialized, Canyon, Ribble, Raleigh, Haibike, …
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e-Cargo ‘Parcels Not Pollution’ delivery service launches in Hammersmith

Transport for London (TfL) has awarded £50,000 to support a new zero-emissions freight hub in Hammersmith. Parcels Not Pollution aims to reduce traffic, thereby easing congestion and improving air quality in Hammersmith town centre. Hammersmith & Fulham Council and e-cargobikes.com are working in partnership to deliver the scheme. Local businesses signing up to the service …
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NEC Cycle Show: 13th-15th September

The NEC’s Cycle Show turns 18 this year, with over 30,000 visitors expected over the long weekend from 13th-15th September. This year’s Cycle Show will be based in Halls 2 and 3, with 200 exhibitors showcasing 500 brands across bikes, e-bikes and cycling accessories, while adventure-seekers will find travel brands offering training weekends and tours …
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Swytch to unveil 70% smaller, 50% lighter conversion kit

Swytch Technology will use Eurobike to showcase the latest version of their ‘Swytch Kit’ conversion kit in September. Their ‘hand-held’ updated kit has shrunk from the size of a car battery to a palm-sized power pack weighing 1.5Kg (reduced from 3Kg), clipping to the handlebars of any bike to convert it to electric with a …