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Christmas Gift of the Year

Dec 22, 2017 We all know that the Swedes know how to live well and they’re saying that ebikes will be the 2017 Christmas gift of the year. There’s a thought.  Merry Christmas from the team at Hinton Bikes!   [Edit: Hinton Bikes was renamed Flit in October 2018. You can find out more at www.flit.bike] If you have […]

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Exponential Investor Interview: Is the UK missing out on the ebike boom?

Nov 30, 2017 We were very excited this month to have a chat with Exponential Investor’s Andrew Lockley about the European ebike boom and how we will be contributing to it.  Although we fully support the sometimes overhyped move to electric cars, and even electric planes, we believe that electric bikes are an often overlooked way of

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Hello Prototype #1

Oct 31, 2017 We have two big pieces of news this month: we finished our first prototype folding ebike frame and were invited to show it at the Hello Tomorrow summit in Paris. OFF THE DRAWING BOARD As you know, we’ve been working hard to design and build the lightest possible folding electric bike that’s still easy to

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Ebikes are coming to a town near you (part 3): North America

Jun 30, 2017 North America has been a much slower adopter of ebikes than Europe or China. Compared to the 1.5 million ebikes sold in Europe in 2015 and the whopping 32 million sold in China, in 2016 the USA only sold about 250,000. That’s about as many as the Netherlands. Canada and Mexico, albeit with smaller populations, didn’t

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