Electric Bikes

Cambridge start-up takes on folding e-bike market

Hinton Bikes has tasked itself with producing a folding electric bike the size and weight of an “airline carry-on bag”. 18 months into the project, the company are working on the second version of the prototype frame alongside developing the integrated electrics – with a combined weight of sub 13kg. Co-founders Dave Henderson and Alex …

Electric Bikes

1 in 3 bikes sold in the Netherlands is an e-bike

Market figures just released by RAI show the first increase in the volume of new bicycles sold in the Netherlands since 2007. With 957,000 units sold overall, sales of new cycles during 2017 are up 3.2% on the previous year. Of that total, 294,000 were electric bikes – a market share of almost 1 in …

Electric Bikes

My e-bike and me

Pedelecs member and longtime cyclist, Zakventis, contacted us to share his story of the “life-changing” effect of taking delivery of a Trek electric bike: I have cycled all my life, beginning with a Raleigh 3-speed bike given to me at age 12 (in 1959) with the comment: “It fell off the back of a lorry!” …

Electric Mountain Bikes

2018 Giant – E+1 SX Pro Review

Giant Full-E Plus 1 SX Pro 2018 Kindly supplied for review by Rutland Cycling and reviewed by Pedelecs member EddiePJ. Upon removing the bike from it’s box, I was reminded straight away of the ‘Marmite’ colour scheme that Giant seem to love inflicting upon their bikes. Great if you like 1970’s shell suits, but not …

Exhibitions & Events

London Bike Show: 23rd-25th February

Sir Chris Hoy will be opening the doors to this year’s London Bike Show at ExCel, which runs from Friday 23rd February through to Sunday 25th. Over 300 brands will be on show in total with the e-bike sector represented by Juicy, Batribike, ARCC Inovations, Kalkhoff and the Focus Project Y electric bike. Juicy told …

Electric Bikes

Batribike partners with Pro-Movec

Lincolnshire-based Batribike have formed a new company with Jesper Lundqvist, CEO of Danish e-bike company Pro-Movec. With both companies operating in the market for ten years, the newly-formed and co-owned Batribike Ltd expects the new “closer partnership” to pave the way for business growth in an evolving market by harnessing “better links to manufacturing”. The …