Pedal power: Artik Bikes rolls out its fleet

Priced from €2,540, cycles can be used with electric assistance or manual pedalling

Annie Aragón, designer, Artik Bikes

Name: Annie Aragón

Company: Artik Bikes

The pitch: lightweight electric bikes

The first ever fleet of Irish-made electric bikes has hit the market, designed in Dublin by Venezuelan-born entrepreneur Annie Aragón.

Aragón established Artik Bikes last November to design a range of five lightweight electric mountain, road and city bikes for commuters and cycling enthusiasts.

“My husband loves bikes, but I only learned to cycle when we moved to Dublin. He wanted me ...