Rebecca Morley visits MiRiDER’s new production facility in Wigan to find more about the brand With its new 7,000 sq ft facility in Wigan, folding e-bike brand MiRiDER has its eyes set on serving dealers all over the UK. And each bike is built by hand by a trained operative …Read More »
How is micromobility changing the face of cities?
Rebecca Morley chats to Per Brilioth, CEO of VNV Global, about what transport challenges cities are facing and how infrastructure is adapting Congestion and pollution have been major problems in our cities for some time now, with increasing pressure on authorities to enable greener forms of transport to help protect …Read More »
MiRiDER: Made in Wigan
MiRiDER sales director Matthew Higginson talks hand-assembly, commitments and customer delight Can you provide us with a short introduction to MiRiDER? The MiRiDER business is one of several companies owned by my family in Lancashire. The business founder – my father, Mark Higginson – is the entrepreneur behind Disklok, Festive …Read More »
A new, greener wave?
Riese & Müller UK sales manager Michael Gregg analyses the cargo bike scene in the UK Cargo bikes in the UK still remain somewhat of a head-turner when one passes you by in the streets. However, in the hustle and bustle of the big city life, the cargo bike is …Read More »
How can artificial intelligence improve active travel insights?
Sutton and Kingston Councils recently partnered with UK-based transport AI company Vivacity Labs. Rebecca Morley catches up with Vivacity Labs’ CEO Mark Nicholson to find out how the technology can help improve active travel insight and the safety of high footfall areas The way we travel has changed dramatically over …Read More »
Knaap Bikes on entering an industry during a pandemic
Being a newcomer to an industry can be tough at any time – let alone in the middle of a global pandemic. The lack of events over the past 12 months has meant fewer opportunities to network and introduce new products and engage with them, meaning it has been challenging …Read More »
How e-bikes can shake up the daily commute
By Jamie Milroy, co-founder and CEO at Dash Rides With the global pandemic leading to national lockdowns and concerns about social distancing, cycling in the UK has never been more popular. People are itching to get out and about, and we’re not just talking about fitness fanatics. More commuters are …Read More »
2021: Cycling will continue to be a la mode (of transport)
By Adrian Warren, senior product director at Cyclescheme and chair of the Cycle to Work Alliance What a year 2020 was for cycling. One of the positive effects of the pandemic was the amount of free time that lockdown afforded people to pick up old hobbies. In fact, 83% of …Read More »
The year of the e-bike?
By Jazz Walia, CEO, Tannus Tyres In my opinion, this will be the year that e-bike usage skyrockets as consumers finally embrace technological advancements that have sparked the cycling industry into the modern age. In a new era of city mobility, e-bikes, without a doubt, are going to become the …Read More »
Consumer demand for privately owned e-scooters will outstrip rental in 2021
By Jez Williman, CEO of D-Fly Group and founder of the Dragonfly Hyperscooter The sudden need for socially distanced ways to travel saw e-scooter rental schemes accelerate throughout 2020. While the rental models have been understandably basic, the trials have been invaluable in forging the way for more widespread acceptance …Read More »