The 20th of November marked the last day of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, intending to turn pledges into implementation. Looking back to last year’s meeting, COP26 had a full day dedicated to tackling the emissions from transport. However, COP26 fell short on this topic: the focus was mainly… Continue reading COP27: What did we learn from the past?
In 2017, Oslo had no traffic fatalities for pedestrians or cyclists. This was a key goal of a nationwide initiative named Mission Zero. How did the city achieve this and what is Mission Zero? For our latest Urban Change Series, we took a deep dive to get a better understanding. We spoke with Pål Nilsen,… Continue reading E-bikes and Mission Zero: Oslo
You’re probably using things made from aluminium every day. It’s everywhere from our kitchenware, computers to the very power lines that bring you electricity. At Ampler, we use it mostly for the frame of our electric bikes. We do this because it’s lightweight, durable and recyclable. When we did our Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) for… Continue reading Aluminium in the e-bike production
Rotterdam is on its way to becoming a model of sustainability in terms of transport. Cycling is uniquely popular throughout cities in the Netherlands, particularly in Amsterdam and Utrecht. However, until recently the amount of regular bike users in Rotterdam has been significantly lower compared to its metropolitan counterparts. In 2013, only around 18% of… Continue reading Urban Change Series: Rotterdam
Who wouldn’t want their work to have a positive effect on the world? We always kept conscious design choices a priority, trying to use as few materials as possible. We did this while creating a bike that stands out – one that’s perfect for everyday urban commuting and tours. But we’re always thinking: “What could… Continue reading What’s our bikes’ environmental impact?
Cyclists in Amsterdam will be pleased to know that numerous developments in the cycling scene have occurred throughout 2022. From new bike lanes to mobility change; the future of cycling in the Netherlands is bright. This year, we opened our first showroom in Amsterdam, to be part of the city’s famous cycling community and provide… Continue reading A view of the future: Amsterdam
Spanish cities like Seville are quickly becoming some of the best places in the world for cyclists. The politics around urban mobility are ramping up as more and more people notice the damage that carbon emissions have on the global environment. Seville is a perfect example of fast mobility change in Europe and gives hope… Continue reading A model for sustainable cities: Seville
Just because it’s a little colder, there’s no reason you should deprive yourself of a good ride. As the leaves turn to dazzling gold, ambers and brown, why not spend the afternoon admiring the foliage on one of these gentler cycling routes? We picked a journey for each city with an Ampler showroom. The benefit… Continue reading Fall’s Gold – Easy forest routes
To celebrate World Car-Free Day we’re encouraging everyone to hop on the bike. We have an ongoing raffle to win a high-quality bike lock. Before we go into how to enter we thought we’d explain what Car Free Day is and the benefits of open urban roads. What is World Car-free Day? World Car-Free Day… Continue reading Benefits of open roads
We’ve grown as a company and with that have come two different generations of our signature lightweight e-bikes. As there are still available models of our original Amplers, named Generation 1 (or G1s), we thought we’d highlight what made them such standouts. Both our original design and their next Generation (G2) are high-quality modes of… Continue reading Gen. 1 and Gen. 2 – what to expect