UK Ebike Summit and London e-Bike Festival both postponed

The 2020 Ebike Summit will reschedule to September 8th following a decision by the organisers to postpone on Government advice.

The news follows quickly a similar postponement by Upper Street Events on the debut Evans Cycles London e-Bike Festival, which as yet does not have a revised date.

The organisers of the Ebike Summit emailed participants this morning, offering: “Although we have had to put the brakes on for now, we will use this extra time to shift our event up a gear and further enhance the summit’s offering for all delegates.

“We would like to thank all our partners and exhibitors, and our venue, Wolfson College, for their ongoing support throughout this process. It’s clearly a challenging time for everybody. We will continue to update our website and social media with more information on the exciting new plans
we have for the Ebike Summit.”

On the home page of the London e-Bike Festival a notice reads: “We have been following UK Government guidelines and advice from Public Health England and other organisations as the situation has evolved and, given the latest announcements with regards to mass gatherings, it is now with much sadness that we have taken the decision that we will need to postpone the event. The safety and wellbeing of our staff, exhibitors, visitors, partners and contractors is of the upmost importance to us, and the protection and prevention of harm to all involved is vital.

“We are currently working with Battersea Evolution to look at options to reschedule The Evans Cycle London e-Bike Festival to a later date.

“Ticket holders, exhibitors and sponsors will be contacted directly within the next 14 days with regards to transferring bookings or refunds as required.”

There are now very few events on the bike industry calendar in Q1 and Q2 that have not made announcements, the most recent of which is the cancellation of the Taipei Cycle Show’s already once rescheduled meeting in May.