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July 11, 2022

Greater safety for e-bikes: a new product by Blubrake and Shimano

A new anti-lock braking system that also prevents rear wheel lift emerges from the partnership between the Japanese company and the Italian scaleup: Shimano ABS by Blubrake.

June 17, 2021

Small, lightweight, adaptive: Blubrake presents ABS G2

Blubrake has presented the ABS G2, the second generation of its e-bike-specific anti-lock braking system. Compared to the first version, Blubrake ABS G2 features only one unit that includes both the hydraulic actuator and the electronic control unit, for a 65% and 48% reduction in size and weight respectively. The end result is that Blubrake ABS G2 can be easily integrated into the frame, the company said, with an installation procedure that has been further simplified and now has only two electrical connectors to take care of.

March 17, 2021

New Stromer ST5 with Blubrake ABS wins the 2021 iF Design Award

A S-Pedelec with a fully frame-integrated ABS system that combines design, functionality and safety: the new Stromer ST5 ABS is equipped with the anti-lock braking system by Blubrake – increased safety with no compromise on design. The forward-looking solution of the Swiss company won the prestigious 2021 iF Design Award.

January 29, 2021

Blubrake presents the first ABS for e-cargo bikes

The exponential increase in e-cargo-bike use for personal mobility and logistics has paved the way for a growing demand for safety and manoeuvrability. Thanks to the first anti-lock braking system for e-cargo bikes developed by Blubrake, riding these vehicles becomes safer.

January 15, 2021

Blubrake ABS joins Bianchi new e-Omnia range

Safety, innovation, and design are at the core of the new Bianchi e-Omnia range, which has chosen Blubrake ABS to give a significant step forwards in the electric revolution, with the aim of shaping a new way of moving.

February 21, 2023

Swiss Touring Club determines Blubrake’s ABS improves safety

Tests carried out by Swiss Touring Club (TCS) proved e-bikes and e-cargo bikes fitted with an ABS improve safety, manoeuvrability, and stability. The Swiss association determined how an ABS (anti-lock braking system) reduces braking distance and avoids front wheel lock-up even on slippery terrains.

November 25, 2022

EIB provides €10 million to Blubrake for innovation in sustainable mobility

• The anti-lock braking system (ABS) solutions developed by Blubrake make light electric vehicles (LEVs) safer, significantly reducing road accidents and facilitating the adoption of alternative means of transport that contribute to the development of more sustainable mobility, such as e-bikes. • The EIB funding will help expand the adoption of ABS technology in the e-bike market, supporting the industrial investments needed to increase Blubrake’s production capacity. • Over the past five years, the EIB has invested more than €5.4 billion in Italy to promote sustainable mobility.

September 13, 2022

E-Bike ABS: a BFU study on its effectiveness

How effective is the anti-lock braking system in preventing e-bike accidents? The BFU, the Swiss Center for Accidents prevention, conducted an extensive test to investigate it

July 27, 2022

New ABS E-bikes on the market

Interested in buying an e-bike equipped with ABS? Have a look at the newest e-bike models with Blubrake ABS