Electric BikesNewsUK Electric Bike Law

Northern Ireland scraps electric bike registration and license requirements

Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon, this week brought updated electric bike usage law to the Assembly in Northern Ireland, the affirmation of which means e-bikes can now be used on NI roads without registration or licensing. Mallon said: “On 4 February I announced my intention to bring forward legislation to encourage use of electric bikes by …
Electric BikesNewsSpeed Pedelecs

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 …
Electric BikesExhibitions & EventsNews

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, …