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New Swytch launches on Indiegogo, raises £100k in first hour

Swytch’s new and lighter conversion kit launched this afternoon on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. After just an hour of going live, 321 backers had raised over £100k from ‘early bird’ offers on Swytch’s new kits. Oliver Montague, CEO of Swytch, told Pedelecs that the new kit “smashed its predicted launch sales” and shortly after “crashed” Indiegogo …
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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 …
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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’ …