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Raleigh takes over UK distribution of Babboe cargo bikes

Raleigh has announced that it is taking on the UK distribution of Babboe Cargo Bikes. The company launched its own electric cargo bike range Stride last year and said it is excited to take on Babboe too. From today onwards, a UK specific range of Babboe bikes, accessories and spares …

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EZLift launches fully modular e-bike/cargo bike shop lift

EZLift has announced the launch of its fully modular e-bike/cargo bike shop lift, with the capacity to lift up to 90kg. The lift is fully modular and features a patented quick-release plate for quickly changing out capture devices. It is capable of lifting two bikes simultaneously, the company said. The …

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Evolving Sports now UK distributor for Amcargobikes

Evolving Sports Distribution is now the UK distributor for Danish brand Amcargobikes. Hailing from Copenhagen, Amcargobikes was founded back in 1992. All the bikes are assembled at the in-house factory in Veksø, Denmark. Evolving Sports said: “We are hugely excited to be bringing Amcargobikes to the UK market at such …

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CUBE, BMW present new concept cargo bike at IAA Mobility

CUBE has presented a new bike concept together with BMW at IAA Mobility: the Concept Dynamic Cargo. The basis of the bike is the front main frame that tilts when cornering. A tilting mechanism ensures that bike and load remain safe and stable in every curve, said CUBE, while the …

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Islabikes launches cargo bike delivery trial in Ludlow

Islabikes and Ludlow 21 Sustainable Transport Group have launched a cargo bike delivery trial to lower Ludlow’s carbon footprint. The initial eighth month trial period is free to local businesses wanting to deliver small goods around town. Matt Baynham, head of sustainability at Islabikes, said: “With more home deliveries than …

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Shimano moves further into e-bike market with new drive units

Shimano is moving further into the e-bike market with the introduction of two new drive unit models designed with features to power heavy cargo bikes.­ The two models, Shimano’s EP8 and E6100 drive units, will now come in specific cargo variations known as DU-EP800-CRG and DU-E6100-CRG. Using Shimano’s principles of …

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Max Bikes Cycle Couriers launches in Shrewsbury

Max Bikes Cycle Couriers has launched in Shrewsbury. “We offer bicycle, e-bike and cargo bike deliveries in the town, mostly working with the independent stores, delivering local produce in a sustainable way,” said a statement. “We are running deliveries for an artisan baker, a florist, gift shops, a book shop …

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Blubrake develops ABS for e-cargo bikes

Blubrake has developed the ‘first and only’ anti-lock braking system (ABS) specifically designed for e-cargo bikes, set to reach the market in the coming months. “The braking stage is of particular importance for these vehicles,” said Fabio Todeschini, founder and general manager of Blubrake. “E-cargo bikes are heavier and faster …

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Trial shows potential of cargo bikes to reduce pollution

A trial has shown the potential of cargo bike in improving the cityscape, with pollution being reduced by over 300kgs of CO2. Last-mile logistics firm Stuart conducted a five-week trial using electric cargo bikes supplied by Pure Electric, with each bike making an average of 100 deliveries a week and …

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