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Towing a trailer with your ebike? We’ve got you covered

A trailer increases dramatically the amount of cargo you can move by bicycle, but despite there being a wide range on offer – from designs that carry kids and shopping to those built for expeditions – they’re rarely seen on British roads. It’s a shame because the latest generation of e-bikes makes towing a trailer even easier. Whether your trailer…

The changing face of electric cargo bikes

Are the latest electric cargo bikes taking styling cues from car design? The Cannondale Wonderwagen e-cargo bike is the new kid on the block, and its twin headlights frame a distinctly car-like front end. Perhaps its simply a clever ploy to encourage more people to ditch the car for the school run and local errands. The Komodo is a another…

How much do you know about cycling and the law?

Cycling is one of life’s simple pleasures. A bike can be acquired for next to nothing and doesn’t require a licence or any specialist equipment, but whatever type of cyclist you are, it pays to know your rights and responsibilities in law. Test your knowledge of the rules, regulations and responsibilities that govern cycling on British roads in the short quiz below, or visit our…

How do I value my e-bike for insurance?

It’s little wonder so many e-bike owners opt for insurance cover. Electric-assist cycles are pricey – even their batteries can cost £500 to replace if they’re pinched. However, while most cycle insurance providers now cover ebikes as standard, their policies all differ – not least in how they’ll calculate your settlement in the event of a claim. For example, some…

Bikepacking bidon: Purified water on the go

Whether you’re safeguarding against dehydration on a long bike ride off the beaten track or prepping for the apocalypse, a small portable water purification system is a useful bit of kit. A Camelbak/LifeStraw collaboration has given birth to a clever 1-litre bottle designed to harvest and purify water from lakes and rivers by filtering out bacteria, parasites, and microplastics, as…