Eeee. Fork Failure

We think E-bikes are a good thing. Seen as “cheating” by some, they encourage people to ride for transport rather than sport and enable the non-elite to enjoy all the pleasure that cycling can bring. Converting a standard bike to an E-bike is most easily done with a front hub motor conversion. These motors can […]

Electric & Cargo Bikes. Bristol.

Today we met with a fine gentleman, Mr Trevor George from Bristol. Trevor is very active on the cycling scene (and busking scene actually) and is a great ambassador for transport cycling / cargo bikes. He came to see us because we build bikes using motors from Shimano, have experience of Impulse motors and are […]

UK Government and Electric Vehicles.

This is an interesting link for people interested in developments in electric vehicles…it’s just an archived starter page but i hope it can lead you somewhere interesting… but some good links….green number plates for ‘clean’ vehicles anyone? £106 million for research into Electric Vehicles and low carbon transport options too. the zero emissions summit […]

Fully Charged meets Fully Charged

We’re regular viewers of Robert Llewellyn’s “Fully Charged” YouTube show, but the latest episode is particularly interesting because it looks at some electric bikes. Robert introduces Ben Jaconelli’s all electric bike shop and looks at the many bikes on offer. Of particular interest are the cargo range which are mostly Reise&Muller, but there’s also a […]

The next big thing…UK’s Rodford Built is ahead of the game.

News Article from Bike Europe Are Cargo Bikes the Next Big Thing? FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – It is called the next major trend after the e-bike: cargo bikes, regardless whether it is electrified or not. Last month’s Eurobike picked up the trend and paid special attention to this market development. In Eurobike’s hall A1 one corner […]

DoT asks for evidence for last mile deliveries by low emission vehicles.

In recent years the Department for Transport has taken steps towards encouraging sustainable last mile delivery, including through the Road to Zero strategy, the Clean Air Fund, the creation of one of the most comprehensive global programmes of support for ultra low emission vehicles and through the £246 million Faraday Battery Challenge. Now they are […]

Urban Shift

Today we dropped into the local university to see Charlie Camsell’s presentation of his Cargo Bike concept. As Charlie describes…………… “This is Urban Shift: an electrically assisted cargo bicycle tailored to rival the family car on short term trips such as school, work and shopping. Capable of holding up to 3 child passengers (seat in […]