London’s E-bike boom continues despite weather, claims Lime

Cycling is on the rise in the capital, despite the colder weather, with Lime reporting a 127% uptake in e-bike rides between March and October 2020. The micro-mobility company has also achieved its 2 million rides milestone in the capital alone.  The number of trips taken in October this year has increased by 24% compared to…

Ducati announces three folding e-bikes

After launching a range of electric scooters, Italian motorbike brand Ducati announces three new folding e-bikes, designed for getting around the city quickly.  The folding e-bike line, born from a partnership between Ducati and MT Distribution, comprises three models including the Urban-E, SCR -E and SCR-E Sport.For the Urban-E model Ducati designers collaborated with Italdesign…

Cowboy announces third generation e-bike, Cowboy 3

With us all rethinking how we get to work in the midst of a pandemic, Belgian start-up Cowboy has unveiled its third generation electric, or e-bike, Cowboy 3.  Designed for commuters all across Europe, the simply-designed Cowboy model is engineered with several significant new hardware features including a single-gear automatic transmission and a major update…

12 things I’ve learned since I last rode a bike (in the ’80s)

It's been a long time since I last rode a bike on the road, at least for any length of time. Probably around 30 years. While I like to consider myself a very sporty person, cycling is one thing that I've never really fancied doing in London. It just doesn't seem that much fun with…