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  • Upcoming 2014 electric bike events:

    • August 17th: Three Counties Challenge Cycling Sportive in Cumbria. Maybe the world's first electric bike sportive? Full details here.

    • September 26th to 28th: Cycle Show, NEC, Birmingham. Major UK show, electric bike 'village' and test track. Details at and see our 2013 report.
Top stories

[i] Coming up at the Cycle Show 2014!
Masses of the latest electric bikes are due to go on show at the NEC, Birmingham for the 2014 Cycle Show on the 26-28th September. We'll be there! Book in advance for discounted tickets...
Posted on Thursday 28 Aug 2014

[i] Justebikes launch Mando Footloose competition!
Snap a Mando in London and win one - it's a promotional campaign for these remarkable chainless 'series hybrid' e-bikes. And there's a Jubilee Line carriage full of them and a Canary Wharf display, too...
Posted on Thursday 10 Jul 2014

[i] Drive train integration part 2: NuVinci and Bosch
NuVinci stepless hub gear launches 'H|Sync' auto-shifting version with comms built in for integration with e-bike user interfaces. Initially, that means Bosch...
Posted on Monday 30 Jun 2014

[i] Drive train integration part 1: Bosch and Shimano
Shimano's Di2 electronic gear shifting will soon talk to the Bosch power assist system and use its display...
Posted on Monday 30 Jun 2014

[i] East of England Electric Bike Show - next weekend!
Running now for its third year, the Great Yarmouth electric bike event returns on Saturday 5th July...
Posted on Friday 27 Jun 2014

[i] Back from Bristol!
Photo report from this weekend's Bristol Green Week electric bike event and races...
Posted on Monday 23 Jun 2014
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[i] Want to earn £25-£30k working with electric bikes?
Jobs in the electric bike trade don't come up that often, but now Byocycles have an opening for a sales manager: read on for all the details!
Posted on Thursday 12 Jun 2014

[i] Batribike bring Cykell carriers to the UK
Beefy car tow ball mounted carriers can take up to 60 kg of electric bikes...
Posted on Monday 9 Jun 2014

[i] A2B target super-rich with a 'grand tour' by e-bike
£80k trip to include cycling in (but not between) the 12 cities voted 'most fashionable', on A2B Obree and Orsted bikes...
Posted on Monday 9 Jun 2014

[i] Cycle Show 2014 gears up with even more space!
The late September show is moving into a new larger hall at the NEC, and once again the Electric Bike Village is set to attract a mass of e-bike exhibitors...
Posted on Thursday 5 Jun 2014

[i] Lapierre e-bikes launch into the UK
The well-established French brand is to be sold by 'e-bikeshop', Surrey-based crank drive specialists. Lapierre's Bosch-powered bikes are expected to be in stock in 'a few weeks'...
Posted on Wednesday 4 Jun 2014

[i] Join maybe the first electric bike sportive!
Cumbria's 'Three Counties Challenge' sportive offers a special electric bike circuit - a 60 mile challenge with over 1800 m (almost 6000 feet) of ascents to cope with. Entries are open now...
Posted on Tuesday 3 Jun 2014
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[i] A new trike from Batribike!
For some years Batribike have had a trike in their range, with a clever mechanism to let it lean into corners. Now they've added a new 'rigid' non-tilting version to the range, in the form of the 'Trike-R'...
Posted on Thursday 29 May 2014

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