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bicycle, electric bike, eMTB, sales, Switzerland, urban -

2016 saw electric bikes sales make up nearly 25% of all bicycle sales in Switzerland. 325,000 total sales, with 75,665 of them e-bikes. E-MTBs were a large part of this with 36% (20,761 units) of the total electric share. Although 400,00 electric bikes have been sold in Switzerland in total now. In non-electric figures, 27.5 inch wheel size bikes were up in sales, whereas the 29 inch category was down, as was the 26 inch category. Source

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commuter, electric bike, Stromer, Switzerland, transport -

Swiss electric bike outfit Stromer separate from BMC After a few years looking for a buyer, Stromer has finally separated from parent group BMC after having secured finance from a Swiss investment group. Stromer now plan to push their ST series further into the ‘digital’, with future bikes having the ability to learn riding style as well as further anti-theft functions. Stromer sold 10,000 electric bikes in 2016. Source

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Alps, electric bike, Etape Suisse, Stromer, Switzerland -

If you’re looking for a luxury e-bike sportive in the Alps, you’ll be hard-pressed to do better than the Etape Suisse experience. Spend a few days with the best roads, the best bikes, the best food, the best hotels, and the best company. Etape Suisse corporate sportives are squarely aimed at cyclists who want to treat themselves to a few days of luxury (and maybe do a bit of networking). Their annual June package sees you stay in 5-star luxury accommodation at the amazing Gstaad Palace Hotel, ride the latest premium Stromer e-bikes (ST2) or BMC pro-bikes if you’re feeling...

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