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E-bike theft claims increase by nine times in five years, Aviva data shows

Aviva data has revealed a rise in UK theft claims for e-bikes by 37% in 2021, compared to the previous year. The insurer’s figures show e-bike theft claims have rocketed in recent years, rising by nine times between 2016 and 2021. The average value of e-bike claims has also grown …

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Dutch e-bike maintenance market now worth €200 million annually

The annual value of the Dutch electric bicycle maintenance market is now worth €200 million, a study has found. Multiscope’s E-bike Monitor study of just over 3,200 Dutch cyclists found that the annual maintenance for electric city bicycles and speed pedelecs averages €41, bringing the total annual value of the …

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Admiral Insurance reveals UK’s bike theft hotspots

Admiral Insurance has revealed the UK’s bike theft hotspots, along with a warning to cyclists to be vigilant and consider bicycle cover. The warning comes as bike theft crime is on the rise, with Admiral’s latest data showing that bike theft is already 56% higher in the first two months …

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New poll reveals support for e-bikes as means of reducing carbon emissions

#BikeIsBest and the University of Westminster’s Active Travel Academy have released a report which reveals the general attitude in the UK towards e-bikes as well as a variety of their benefits, including the reduction of carbon emissions in comparison to electric vehicles (EVs). A poll of adults conducted by YouGov …

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Is there growth beyond the boom? Bicycle Association releases 2021 cycling impact report

The Bicycle Association (BA) has released its 2021 cycling impact report, ‘Is There Growth Beyond the Boom?’ The report is driven by the latest BA Market Data Service numbers, gathered from monthly retail sales data from tills across the country, and details how the UK cycling market soared to new …

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Bicycle crime fell by 11.5% in 2021, new figures reveal

Bicycle crime fell by 11.5% in 2021, according to new figures from more than 40 police forces across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This translates to 64,500 reported bicycle thefts in 2021, compared to 72,920 the year before. Bicycle theft hotspots remained consistent over 2020 and 2021, with the London …

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Garmin releases 2021 Garmin Connect Fitness report, with gravel cycling rising nearly 50%

Garmin International has today released its 2021 Global Garmin Connect Fitness Report, offering insights into the activities of millions of Garmin smartwatch users around the world. Garmin customers logged more activities in the Garmin Connect fitness community app than ever before, the report found, with double-digit increases in almost every …

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The changing demographics of cycling

Safety is often cited as one of the main barriers to cycling, with many campaigners noting a lack of suitable infrastructure as an urgent concern in our towns and cities...

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Beryl survey shows drop in people’s confidence when cycling in traffic

Beryl has released the results of its annual demographic survey, based on 1,000 responses from people signed up to the operator in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Hereford, Norwich, Watford and the Isle of Wight. The survey found that convenience is the most important factor to people when it comes to …

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TfL data shows rise in proportion of journeys walked and cycled during pandemic

TfL has published a report that outlines the role played by walking and cycling during the Covid-19 pandemic – showing that, while the total number of trips made in 2020 decreased dramatically as a result of the pandemic, the number of journeys cycled increased by 6.4%. This meant that over …

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