Aerobike introduces the X-Ride

The new electric bike from Aerobike, named the X-Ride, will retail at £799.99 in the UK.

The modern pedal-assist pushbike is designed primarily for the commuter or city markets.

The bike features a lithium-ion battery that is capable of powering the motor for up to 30 miles. As with all UK e-bikes, the motor is limited to a 15.5 mph speed limit and features SRAM Automatix gear system, which means that it doesn’t require manual gear changes. 

The bike and gearing system is operated by an on-board computer which works with torque sensors that constantly analyse the user’s pedal power to deliver boosts when needed.

Dan Price of Aerobike commented: “The ability to get around as easily as possible is a huge part of modern life. By launching Aerobike, we’re creating a brand that can genuinely help people get around, with a whole host of features at a very fair price.” 

He added: “We’ve spent a long time on R&D with the X-Ride; it’s been developed by cycling enthusiasts, but because of its design, it’s a bike that suitable for everyone. From commuters, to people who just want to start cycling again. It’s a great time to be able to launch, as electric bikes have never been more popular.” 

Aerobike is offering a 14-day user trial period, and has partnered with cycle scheme Bike2Work to deliver the bike at an accessible price.

In other news...

The top five jobs in the bike trade this week – 31st March

The BikeBiz jobs board helped filled over 740 positions in 2022, and listings are still …