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
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
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
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
I have just started working with Ampler. As an employee, I’m lucky enough to have my own company e-bike for work and personal use. Now, as someone who enjoys riding a bike, and has used one for commuting since moving to Berlin, admittedly electric bikes were not something I’d ridden before. A bit about me… Continue reading Confessions of an e-bike virgin
With each of our showrooms comes the opportunity to test ride an Ampler. Although riding one of our lightweight e-bikes is a treat on its own, you can make the trip even better by checking out our recommended places to see. Luckily for our Berlin test riders, the Showroom is surrounded by renowned historic landmarks… Continue reading Test rides: the Berlin showroom
Do you wish you lived in a cycling country like Switzerland or the Netherlands?While you may still have a long dream, Germany is becoming more bicycle-friendly every year. As the number of cyclists in urban areas continues to soar. Former Chancellor Merkel even announced a 10-point plan to create safer roads for cyclists, a mobility… Continue reading Is Germany becoming a cycling country?
We have been working towards this day with much joy and can not be happier. The doors of the new showroom in Zurich opened in a big celebration. The evening will be remembered by many for a long time to come. We would like to say thank you to everyone who was there and made… Continue reading In love with Zurich – a look at our showroom opening