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Ubco takes Wellington Gold

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Ubco is proud to announce that we have been awarded a Wellington Gold Award in the Discovering Gold category, celebrating recent R&D projects. The Wellington Gold Awards celebrate the excellence and enterprise of business in the Wellington Region, and it is an honour to be held to such a high standard alongside other stellar businesses. Read More

Ubco receives Good Design mark

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We are incredibly excited to announce that we have won an award at the Good Design Awards 2016, over in Australia! We are very proud of all the hard work that has been put into this disruptive piece of agritech and are honoured to have received this award. The Ubco journey has been an exciting one, and we don’t expect that to stop any time soon! So watch this space, we’ve got a game-changer here! Read More

YAHOO! AUTOS: Ubco 2×2 Electric Dirt Bike Can Go Almost Anywhere, Charge Power Tools

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The Ubco Electric Bike seems poised to revolutionize the industry. Finally a dirt bike has been developed that serves a practical purpose after you stop riding it—besides being a tempting target for thieves.

The New Zealand bike maker has developed its Ubco 2×2 so it can charge your electronics and run power tools. It’s seen as ideal for farmers, emergency personnel and others who need to reach places that cars and generators can’t go. Read More

GIZMAG: The Ubco 2×2 tackles tough terrain, powers your tools

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The Ubco two-wheel drive electric motorbike boasts quite a skill set. Designed to handle difficult terrain, it provides ample carrying capacity, doubles as a portable power source and offers very low running costs, easy maintenance, and lots of practical customization options.

Developed in New Zealand by Ubco Ltd, the 2×2 is built around a lightweight Super-X step-through frame. Made from 7000 series aluminum alloy, this sturdy structure can support a load of up to 200 kg (441 lb). That translates to a lot of gear on top of the rider’s weight. Read More

THE COOLECTOR: Ubco Utility Bike

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Given the immense popularity of the Bolt Electric Bike we wrote about recently here at Coolector HQ, it certainly seems that there would be a similar audience for another cracking steed that goes by the name of the UBCO Utility Bike which looks like a great contraption for time spent out and about.

The UBCO Utility Bike is crafted by a design duo from New Zealand by the names of Anthony Clyde and Daryl Neal who have worked in the e-bike industry for a number of years now and decided to join forces to create the UBCO. Read More

Ubco 2×2: Best Awards Finalist

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The Best Awards are a collection of the very best of New Zealand design across a range of categories, including print, branding, websites, spatial design, typography, and product design.

We decided to enter Ubco into the product design category and we are excited to announce that we have been named as a finalist in the 2015 Best Awards! A huge pat on the back to the Ubco team. You can check out our entry here.

2WD Electric Cargo Bike is the Ultimate, Go-Anywhere EV

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With brush-mounted electric motors planted in the hub of each of its wheels, the UBCO 2WD electric cargo bike from New Zealand offers superior power, performance, and traction- but is really enough to redefine the way people work and play outdoors?

The bike’s makers- designers Anthony Clyde and Daryl Neal- certainly hope so, since redefining such-and-such is literally their stated goal. Still, it’s worth noting that there are very few all-electric bikes that are Read More

HIGHSNOBIETY: UBCO 2X2 Utility Bike

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The UBCO 2X2 Utility Bike is a brand new rugged, off-road motorcycle, developed in New Zealand. Trying to redefine outdoor mobility, the all-terrain bike has two-wheel traction, getting you virtually anywhere. A fully charged battery will get you approximately 100 km far and maintenance is minimal, due to the bike being built with very few parts.

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Electric bike powers ahead

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Tauranga’s Anthony Clyde and Daryl Neal from Wellington are set to bring to the market an innovative all-electric farm bike, which has attracted strong interest from agricultural users.
Timothy Allan, director of Tauranga’s Locus Research, was so impressed by the prototype unveiled at last year’s Mystery Creek Fieldays that his firm has invested in the team’s new venture, the Utility Bike Company (Ubco). Read More