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What are the stand out features of the best electric bike systems for 2017?

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Progress in Lithium Battery Technology As the electric vehicle (EV) and ebike market continues its rapid growth in both the US and the UK, some exciting news has recently been announced which will have a major effect on the industry. Researchers have developed a new battery system which will allow EVs to be recharged almost instantaneously.  This technology, dubbed the ‘Ifbattery’ by its creators, can be produced cheaply and is environmentally friendly. It uses a system known as a flow battery, but has been adapted to work without the membranes usually used in such units. T..

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Haibike Flyon ePerformance System
Haibike Flyon New for 2019Wow! Haibike have returned to their innovative routes and if you like clever, thoughtful bike design and if you love eBikes there'll be plenty here to interest you.Flyon MotorThe Flyon motor has a continuous torque capability of 120Nm. Haibike set out to design an eBike that best represents their brand promise 'ePerformance'. To do this they've designed a totally new bike and considered at each part of the design process where they can demonstrate their 'ePerformance' credentials to the benefit of their customers and quite likely....the tears of their competitors.To d..
Haibike Present Yamaha Internal Battery
Yamaha Intube Battery - Haibike Presents 2019 Models at an Attractive PriceHaibike is once more making headlines with a new and exciting ebike model. The Yamaha bike with new 500Wh Intube battery is powerful, compact, and perfectly integrated.Haibike is one of the first manufacturers to offer the new Yamaha 500Wh battery for the model year 2019 as an Intube battery solution. It combines modern design with high-quality technology for all ebike enthusiasts who are looking for a sleek and stylish ride.The slim power pack benefits from high energy density cells to make it one of the lightest batte..
Haibike 2019 Models Revealed
Haibike 2019 eMTB & Trekking  Model Updates.Excitement in the industry is palpable. Haibike currently sit on the throne of eMTB innovation - consistently delivering successful new ideas year after year and hopefully 2019 will be no different.Haibike FlyonSo the biggest release for Haibike 2019 will be the Flyon eGroupset which boasts some industry leading performance figures.The Flyon TQHPR120S motor has a peak torque capability of 120Nm. Haibike set out to design an eBike that best represents their brand promise 'ePerformance'. To do this they've designed the drive system and bike to..
Riese & Muller 2019 Models
Riese & Muller - Exceptional eBikes for an Exceptional You in 2019For 2019 R-M are bringing some exciting updates to their existing models.NewsFlash - Riese & Muller win the eBike category Gold award at the worlds biggest bike expo Eurobike. The Homage with the new ABS system was the winner.We expect to see more models and availability for the Rohloff automatic hub gear system and of course the new tech from Bosch including eBike ABS and the new (as yet to be officially revealed) Bosch high resolution display.Here's the breaking news release from Eurobike Riese & Mulller Launch:Nev..
Go Electric Ebike Events
Test Ride The Best Electric Bikes @ Great PricesThe past few weeks have been and the next few weeks are JAM PACKED with eBike test ride events. We are in our communities helping more people like you to love cycling again and change their transport lives with the right electric bike.We are demonstrating the very best electric bikes soon at:  June 9th - Oxford Big Green Day Out - DoneJune 10th - Fully Charged Show Live 2018 SilverstoneJune 14th - Milton Park - business park Oxford - DoneJune 23rd and 24th - York Cycle Raleigh - Including large selection of Riese & Mu..
Fully Charged Show Live from Silverstone
June 10th at the Fully Charged Show Live from SilverstoneThe show boasts the largest selection of electric cars ever assembled in the UK along with entrepreneurs innovating in the EV space creating solutions more people will need very soon such as charging stations and home energy storage systems.We were delighted to work with the Fully Charged Show to provide eBike information, advice and test rides. There was such enthusiasm and so many new test ride ‘electric smiles’. Our test bikes included Haibike, Raleigh, Riese & Muller (with Rolhoff), and Cube and they were going the whole day..
Cambridge Goes Electric June 29th-30th Parkers Piece CambridgeWe have the great honour of Cambridge's very first electric transport event this June 29th and 30th. The event which will include a number of premium and entry level electric bike brands will be on Parkers Piece in the city centre from 10am to 3pm both days.Most of the bikes will be available for test ride on Parkers Piece. To test ride the best urban, trekking and eMTB ebikes available simply turn up with your drivers licence or passport, complete the disclaimer and have some fun.Brands with Stalls include:HaibikeRaleighRiese &..
New features for 2019 Bosch Performance Line CX
Key Updates for Bosch eMTB 2019Leading e-bike manufacturer Bosch has unveiled a pair of new features and upgrades for the Performance Line CX 2019 model.An announcement from Bosch claims the new model, which will include the eMTB mode, will be capable of mastering tough mountain trails much more easily than previous models.One of the new features that helps deliver greater performance in challenging mountain conditions for the Performance Line CX will be the 2019 walk assistance. This update provides efficient and even movement of e-mountain bikes when moving uphill.Bosch ebike gradient sensor..
Join Us For Some ebike FunIt's an amazing time right now. We are spoilt for choice when it comes to electric bike models but too much choice can feel a little overwhelming. You want to make sure you make the right choice and choose the best electric bike for you and that's exactly what we want.You have to test ride a few because you can't tell what something feels like by drewling over an amazing image and reading a list of specifications or even listening to what others have experienced. Although not irrelevant by far the most important thing to do is get hands, feet and bottom (optional) on ..
2018 The Year of The eBike
Welcome! Is this your first time researching electric bikes?Maybe you thought e-bikes and electric cars would disappear once they ran out of fanatics to buy them. Or maybe and more likely you know a level headed person that has bought one and has turned into a raving evangelist for ebikes. So what is it about them that enthuses people so?Worldwide growth shows ebikes are the perfect entry level electric vehiclesMore than 35 million e-bikes are expected to be sold this year, with Germany and the Netherlands leading the way in European sales volumes. Why are they proving so popular? Because th..
Lost Your Driver's Licence? Electric Bikes May Be the Solution!These days, you can lose your UK driving licence quite easily. By this we don’t mean that it’s easy to misplace, although that can happen too. Since 2012, the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) has denied or revoked nearly 43,000 car and motorcycle licences due to poor driver vision. This obviously does not include the drivers who lost their licences for other reasons, such as:Medical groundsUnder the New Drivers Act 1995, which revokes the licenses of new drivers who collect six or more penalty points within their f..
Riese and Muller 2018 SuperCharger Versus New Charger
Differences between the Riese & Müller Supercharger, the Riese and Muller New Charger 2018 , and the new Charger MixteEach year Riese & Müller demonstrates its passion for innovation by releasing new electric bike models and even making its existing product line more powerful and versatile. This year, which marks the company’s 25th anniversary, there are three new models in the popular Charger range, all guaranteed to appear to e-bike enthusiasts. This article reviews the features and advantages of each one.The Riese & Muller SuperchargerRiese & Müller has expanded its po..
Riese & Muller 2018 Electric Bikes
A Guide to the Riese & Muller e-bike Range for 2018Riese & Müller, the internationally renowned manufacturer of premium e-bikes and folding bikes, has a new range of innovative products for 2018. At the top of the list are the Supercharger and the Tinker.The Riese & Muller Supercharger 2018The Supercharger has an extremely sporty look with a coordinated colour scheme, two Bosch PowerTube batteries (optional) integrated into the frame and an ergonomic seat position.Like all of its models, the Supercharger is equipped with the trademark Riese & Müller Bosch drive system. T..
Ebike to Save Us From Potholes
Roads Minister Jesse Norman Rides a Raleigh Captus e-bikeAnd this isn't just any Raleigh Captus. This one has been fitted with some special equipment designed to evaluate how, where and when potholes form so that preventative measures and speedy cost effective repairs can be organised.How will this work?The innovative technology will monitor tarmac on certain road and cycle routes by recording and analysing sequences of photos over time and cross reference the change in condition with other factors such as weather.Why a Raleigh Captus Electric Bike?Simply put it's value for money. For £1750 th..
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