Olympia unveil huge 900Wh ‘super battery’ with up to 290km of range | electric bike reviews, buying advice and news

While Shimano recently unveiled their biggest 630Wh e-bike batteries, Italian specialists Cicli Olympia have gone a few steps better by launching a huge 900Wh battery with up to a whopping 290km of range. The PowerNine 900Wh integrates neatly into the downtube of numerous models in Olympia’s 2020 range, and weighs the same as their previous 630Wh batteries.  Shimano unveil […]

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E-bikes could get Britain back to work and cut emissions by 50%, concludes new research | electric bike reviews, buying advice and news

You may have had a good idea this was the case already, but new research from the University of Leeds has found that e-bikes have the capability to slash emissions from transport – and in the context of the current coronavirus pandemic, they could also offer commuters a safe and sustainable route back to work without resorting to […]

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Introducing the Habre Eco Bike: a Nepalese e-cargo machine built from bamboo to beat the climate crisis | electric bike reviews, buying advice and news

In an attempt to combat notoriously poor pollution in and around the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, professor Lance Rake of Kansas University came up with a design for a bamboo e-cargo bike that allows the local population to travel around the city emission-free – and in collaboration with local bamboo builders Abari, the bicycles are now […]

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