McLaren launches 161Nm torque eMTB range 

Yes, that McLaren. Of Formula 1 fame, purchased by footballers. The makers of supercars have turned their attention to ebikes. There is a long history of car manufacturers doing bikes...

Cannondale Moterra NEO SL first ride: 19.5kg, 85Nm, 601Wh

The Cannondale Moterra NEO SL really does deliver on the brand’s aim to build ‘The lightest full-power mountain bike ever’. Apparently the Cannondale Moterra NEO SL came about after an...

Upgrade Bikes takes on Fazua servicing

Good news for mid-power motorheads. Also, ZyroFisher has taken on service duties for Mahle Smart Bike Systems. Fazua press release: FAZUA announces new service partnership in UK Ottobrunn, 15. January...

SRAM Powertrain motor is a game changer

Regardless of how it performs, the new SRAM Powertrain motor means the bike industry has more of a one-stop-shop than ever before when it comes to speccing their e-MTBs. Shimano...

New Carbon e-Gravel Bike From… Moots!

In a move that will no doubt have a few people hammering at their keyboards and attempting to set fire to titanium frames, Moots has announced a carbon fibre bike....

Details of the Santa Cruz Heckler SL

Deets: C & CC carbon frame, MX wheels, Fazua Ride 60,18.5kg weight, 430 Wh battery, 65 Nm, 150mm VPP, 64.3° head angle, 77+° seat angle. Yes, we’ve asked to have...

NeBD: Propain Ekano 2 AL

New (e)Bike Day! The previous Propain Ekano was one of our favourite e-bikes of recent times so we’re very excited to hear about a new and improved version. Here you...

Privateer E161 launches today

The long-awaited pedal assist version of the Privateer 161 gets its official launch today: say hello to the Privateer E161 with a Shimano EP-801 motor and 630Wh battery. We’ll get...

E-everesting, Keneveresting, Nevereveresting Again? New Uphill World Record by Ebike

Inspired by the previous achievement (antics?) of Claudio Caluori, two riders have taken on the challenge of beating his ebike everesting world record. OK, so write up reads a bit...

Pinion E-Drive

Pinion E-Drive System: E-Bike Gearbox Motor

Pinion have crammed a motor into the gearbox. Here’s details of the Pinion E-Drive System AKA Pinion Motor.Gearbox.Unit (MGU). TLDR: Pinion E-Drive System Pinion press release in full: WORLD’S FIRST....

Bosch Performance Line SX

Bosch Performance Line SX: 55Nm, 600W peak, 2kg

Joining the mid-power mountain bike melée, the Bosch Performance Line SX offers 55Nm of torque in a low-weight package with more piggyback battery options. TLDR: New Bosch Performance Line SX...

New Canyon Spectral:ON Builds, New App, New Security Features

There’s a new Spectral:ON launched today, which is interesting to a point, but really what’s exciting about it is the new Canyon App and Connectivity Module that are launched with...

Making Cycling E-asier: Trikes added to range of options

Cycling UK’s ‘Making cycling e-asier’ scheme gives people a chance to try out an e-bike for a whole month before taking the plunge and buying one. This means riders can...

Trek Launches Fetch+ Range Of Electric Cargo Bikes

It’s got to be seen as A Good Thing when a big bike manufacturer starts making cargo bikes. These are straight up car alternatives, and bringing them out of the...

Bosch update: eMTB and Tour+ modes now tunable

Bosch eBike Systems smart system update adds customisable riding modes and new navigation functions for the eBike Flow app. You can now… Bosch press release: Stuttgart/Reutlingen – With the latest...

Ibis Oso – A 170mm e-beast with integrated lights

Ibis reveals its very late entry into the e-MTB market. The Oso is firmly aimed at the big descents scene, being approved for dual crown forks and up to 190mm...

Pivot Shuttle LT

Quick deets on the new Pivot Shuttle LT

The full-fat Pivot Shuttle gets a suffix (LT = Long Travel?) and generally more moreness of everything. Here’s a quick squizz at the basics. Pivot Shuttle LT in a nutshell...

Pivot Shuttle SL: 60Nm, 430Wh, 16.5kg, £12.5k

The Pivot Shuttle SL has not been the most under-wraps ebike of 2022. Keen e-peepers out there will have seen it popping up on various social media feeds and YouTube...

5 reasons the Trek Fuel EXe is most important bike of the decade

You may have seen the new e-bike from Trek launch this week. It’s called the Trek Fuel EXe and it’s a Very Interesting Bike. We’d go as far to say...

Does this chain lubing hack damage Shimano motors?

Sticking a Torx or Allen key into a chainring bolt and then backpedalling the cranks is a common method for oiling ebike chains. But have we been knackering our motors?...

Cannondale Moterra Neo

New Cannondale Moterra Neo offers 750Wh Bosch system

Three new bigger battery ebikes launched: Cannondale Moterra Neo Carbon, Moterra Neo Alloy and Moterra Neo LT. Cannondale Moterra Neo press release Cannondale Invites Riders to Break Boundaries with New...

New Canyon Spectral:ON CFR has a 900Wh battery

The Canyon Spectral:ON CFR remains a 155/150mm travel mullet wheel ebike but now has much more range power: 720Wh or 900Wh battery options. Canyon Spectral:ON CFR press release highlights: “Man...

Kook With Kona – or Cook with Charlie?

Who would you trust to give you a good meal, our Charlie the Merchmonger, or Kona’s EU Marketing Manager, Nico? It’s a tough call, but at least Nico is giving...

Silverfish to distribute Forestal Bikes

Silverfish adds second mythical beast to its bike line up. The UK distributors of Yeti bikes have added the even less frequently sighted in the wild Forestal to their roster....

Quick look at Canyon’s new Grand Canyon:ON hardtails

Here’s a quick rundown of Canyon’s new Grand Canyon:ON e-bikes. E-hardtails are bigger sellers in certain parts of the world.

Transition Repeater: ‘just’ a 160mm travel 29er ebike

The Transition Repeater is the brand\'s first ebike. Does it offer anything above and beyond what\'s already available?

New Canyon Neuron:ON range starts from £3,749

BNG and new spec sheets for the 2022 Canyon Neuron:ON range plus a more affordable option. The Canyon Neuron:ON 6 set to retail from £3,749. The 130mm travel is on...

Santa Cruz Heckler gets big battery and big wheel makeover

We’ll get into the spec of this here £11,699 XO1 AXS RSV model Heckler later but we should point out that the 2022 Heckler range starts from £6,999.

giant trance x e+

Giant Trance X E+ 1: 85Nm, 750Wh, £5699

Giant Trance X E+ is 140mm alloy e-bike with 85Nm motor, neatly integrated grip- and top tube-control and a big battery.

Orange Phase MX Team: 170mm + 630Wh = 25% funner

The 2022 Orange Phase MX Team ups the travel - to 170mm front and 165mm rear - and packs a bigger battery than before - 630Wh up from 504Wh.