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.

Black Friday anyone?

Nov 17, 2022 - Tim Goodall

Have you ever been in the position where you know there's a way of getting something cheaper? If only you knew what to say to get a discount? 

Pedal to Net-positive

Sep 01, 2022 - Tim Goodall

We have led the way in human-centred bicycle design since 2006 and are now also joining the charge on environmental culpability by releasing our 2022 Impact Report.

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.