Tag Archives: e-bikes

Absoluteblack launches new Super Steel e-bike chainrings

Absoluteblack has launched the new Super Steel e-bike chainrings. High power e-bike motors tend to wear out the drivetrain in a very short time. The accelerated wear starts from the chainring, and this is why the brand said it developed ‘Super Steel’ chainring that can potentially save the user two-three …

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Fire chief issues e-bike and e-scooter safety warning following recent fires 

A Yorkshire fire chief has issued an e-bike and e-scooter safety warning after the Christmas period. Following a number of micromobility-related fires across the UK and West Yorkshire, deputy chief fire officer for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service Dave Walton has urged new e-bike and e-scooter owners to be …

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US product safety authority calls on e-bike manufacturers to comply with battery safety standards 

The US product safety authority has written to thousands of e-bike and e-scooter manufacturers, urging them to adhere to battery safety standards. Following a number of reports of fires caused by micromobility products in the US, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has written to more than 2,000 manufacturers and …

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Lime to launch new e-bike scheme in Derby in spring

Shared electric vehicle company Lime is to launch a new e-bike scheme in Derby in spring 2023. In total, 550 e-bikes, which are being made available at no cost to the council. The initial launch will see 150 e-bikes rolled out in key locations, and a further 400 e-bikes will …

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Continental launches specialty e-bike and e-cargo bike tyre, the eContact Plus

Continental has introduced the latest tyre in its urban/tour segment, the eContact Plus. The eContact Plus is a specialist clincher tyre developed for the commuting and load-carrying demands of e-bikes. It features a compact tread pattern to keep rolling resistance low and boost the range of each battery charge, plus …

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British e-bike brand Volt launches next generation Infinity model

Volt has today launched the new Infinity e-bike. The British e-bike brand says the bike is its ‘most advanced e-bike yet and a significant evolution of its much-loved predecessor’. Mirroring updates across the 2022 editions of Volt’s range of e-bikes, the brand says the design of the Infinity combines engineering …

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Government approves new tariff rates for two Chinese e-bike exporters

The Government has approved the Trade Remedies Authority’s (TRA) recommendation that two China-based electrical bicycle and tricycle manufacturers be given new exporter status and be allowed to pay a lower import tariff rate to export their products to the UK. The new exporters, Jinhua Otmar Technology Co Limited, PRC, and …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest e-bikes, e-scooters and accessories – part two

BikeBiz takes a look at the latest e-bikes, e-scooters and accessories from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Dawes, Wisper, Ridgeback, Batribike, Forme, Kona, Eovolt, Superior Rock Machine, KinesisUK, Specialized, Cube, Vello, Brompton, Volt Bikes, Raleigh, Advanced, Gocycle, Benno Fully Loaded, Tern, Thok, BMC, Stromer, Forestal, Pivot …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest e-bikes, e-scooters and accessories – part one

BikeBiz takes a look at the latest e-bikes, e-scooters and accessories from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Dawes, Wisper, Ridgeback, Batribike, Forme, Kona, Eovolt, Superior Rock Machine, KinesisUK, Specialized, Cube, Vello, Brompton, Volt Bikes, Raleigh, Advanced, Gocycle, Benno Fully Loaded, Tern, Thok, BMC, Stromer, Forestal, Pivot …

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Firefighters issue e-bike safety warning after lithium-ion battery failure causes fire in Bethnal Green

The failure of a lithium-ion battery on a battery pack is believed to have caused a fire in a shop selling second-hand electric bikes in Bethnal Green. The London Fire Brigade (LFB) said the fire was discovered when the staff heard a loud bang and smoke issuing from an electric …

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