News

Welcome to our blog, the place where we share all things Islabikes. Here you can keep up to date with news, our latest thinking and helpful advice.

Just launched – very lightweight adults’ step-through ebike

Jul 28, 2022 - Tim Goodall

We've increased our range of step-through models with a very lightweight adults' step through e-bike.

Our new step-through bike for riders with dwarfism

Feb 22, 2022 - Dave Bowater

We've increased our range of step-through adult models with a game-changing new bike for riders with disproportionate dwarfism.

Cargo bike delivery trial

May 13, 2021 - Dave Bowater

Together with Ludlow 21 Sustainable Transport Group we have launched a cargo bike delivery trial. The initial trial period offers free delivery rounds to local businesses.

International Women's Day 2021

Mar 08, 2021 - Dave Bowater

We have made enormous progress towards reaching a 50/50 gender split over the last few years, attracting more female recruits. Here's how we've done it.

Founder Isla Rowntree steps back after 15 years

Feb 09, 2021 - Dave Bowater

Isla Rowntree has stepped back from her role at the head of Islabikes, the company she launched in 2006 with the aim of providing a better cycling experience for children.

Just another Friday

Nov 27, 2020 - Dave Bowater

Hear our founder, Isla, talk about Black Friday at Islabikes and how we are preparing for Christmas.

Introducing e-Icons

Jul 28, 2020 - Dave Bowater

We are excited to launch two lightweight, step-through electric bikes. Both feature a subtly integrated e-bike system offering electric assist when you need it and weigh less than 14kg.

Do you know about our range of unique adult bikes?

May 13, 2020 - Dave Bowater

We have built our reputation by concentrating on the details others ignore. But did you know we have applied our design philosophy to a range of unique adult bikes?

Our ground-breaking approach to maternity and paternity leave

Jun 04, 2018 - Dave Bowater

Having a child is a life-defining moment yet despite changes in legislation, both parents do not enjoy the same parental leave benefits. Our new ground-breaking parental leave policy tackles this.