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

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As Ofo bike share bikes roll into Cambridge I wonder if they will deliver the needed cycling boost to the city.Cycling is great - the best way to get around your locality bar none. Cost effective, healthy, convenient, kind to humans and our planet.The bike share industry has grown dramatically especially in China where companies like Ofo are able to generate steady revenues from daily users and thereby attract investors keen to get in on the next big disruptive market.This excitement has not gone unnoticed in the UK where councillors keen to find a solution for pollution, congestion and parkin..

Eddie Kehoe


Bosch Release New eBike Anti-Lock Braking Technology Bosch has just released details of its new anti-lock braking system for eBikes and pedelecs. The new product will be trialled on fleet bikes in Europe, before being made available to buy as a MY19 product from autumn 2018. To begin with, the product will only be trialled on trekking and city bikes with 28-inch rims. This project will focus on collecting data and refining the product before it is distributed more widely. System details In creating its new ABS technology, Bosch, working with its partner company Magura..
As Ofo bike share bikes roll into Cambridge I wonder if they will deliver the needed cycling boost to the city.Cycling is great - the best way to get around your locality bar none. Cost effective, healthy, convenient, kind to humans and our planet.The bike share industry has grown dramatically especially in China where companies like Ofo are able to generate steady revenues from daily users and thereby attract investors keen to get in on the next big disruptive market.This excitement has not gone unnoticed in the UK where councillors keen to find a solution for pollution, congestion and parkin..
What’s wrong with electric bike insurance?To remain competitive or simply to make more profit your insurer may insist that your replacement electric bike is provided by an affiliate company often based many miles away from you. While this may ‘sort of’ work for traditional bikes it can certainly leave you out of pocket or stranded if your replacement ebike is supplied this way.Why insurers should let you replace an e-bike locallyE-bikes are great and can provide a lot of fun. They can also be a fairly expensive outlay with top of the range sports models costing upwards of £5,000. So, wha..
The Bosch Performance CX VS the Yamaha PW-X
The Bosch Performance CX VS the Yamaha PW-X If you’re looking for a high quality e-bike but finding it difficult to choose between the Yamaha PW-X and the Bosch Performance Line CX, here is a comparison of their major features to help you decide what you need.Drive Unit ComparisonThe Yamaha PW-X and Bosch Performance Line CX both boast some of the best e-bike motors on the market. Both use a mid-drive system to deliver excellent power, and suit the sporty models these bikes are positioned as.   Yamaha PW-X Bosch Performance Line CX ..
We are open Easter Friday & Saturday from 10am to 5pm and other times by appointment.In store we will have some special easter offers.After eating all those chocolate eggs you'll probably want to get out for some fresh air and spring sunshine!To help you get an e-bike and make the most of early spring every easter we have a great 2 day online offer!For Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April for 10% discount simply enter this coupon code during checkout EggyeBikeThis offer is limited to the 1st 30 ebike orders.Discounts unfortunately not available with cycle to work schemes, finance or othe..
Electric Bikes on the BBC again.It would seem eBikes are everywhere in 2017 and there are few people in the UK yet to hear how amazing they are.See what reaction a random selection of people have to their 1st test ride on a Haibike electric bike.Inside the Factory airs this Sunday 26th March at 6pm on BBC2 staring Greg Wallace, Cherry Healey and Ruth Goodman.The program gives a rare look inside the Brompton folding bike factory following a Brompton through all stages of production. They visit the Brooks saddle factory, talk to Cycling Team GB about riding tips and meet legendary bike designer ..
If you love your Mum buy her an eBike and set her free!Here at TETS HQ we love our Mums and believe Mothers Day is a chance to show gratitude for everything they've done for us.So why not help them where it counts most? = Getting from A to B.We've written a little tongue twister to celebrate our Mums cycling.Many Mums cycle and many could cycle more, and many more could cycle, if they haven't done before.So if your mum can cycle or should cycle more help them buy an e-bike and cycle ever more.To help Mums cycle our Mothering Week discount available on low step, womens and unisex frames is..
Integrated e-Bike light systems for Bosch, Steps and Yamaha eBikes At Electric Bike Sales we offer a number of useful customisation options to help you get the most from your beloved new eBike. Some sporty electric bikes do not come equipped with lights that make use of your bikes integrated lighting feature. It's no longer uncommon for our customers to use off road and eMTB ebikes as their daily work horse as well as taking it to the trails on weekends. Many eMTB’s are supplied without lights, mudguards or a pannier rack but if you want to use one of these models for your commute we can f..
Ban Plan!
Mobile Phone BanFrom today drivers caught using mobile phones or other hand held devices whilst driving will face increased penalties and possibly lose their licence. It should be noted that using these devices whilst stationary in traffic or at traffic lights, junctions, etc is also not allowed.Much of the time in a car is spent somewhere between stationary and crawling pace and for busy people with lots to do there is a temptation is to tick another thing off the list. With more fatalities linked to drivers use of mobile phones and the police crack down on this catching over 8,000 drivers in..
Royal Dutch Gazelle e-Bike Awards
Why do we offer Royal Dutch Gazelle electric bikes to our customers above other options?Because we know they make some of the best urban ebikes available and they are relatively very well priced. Actually we love several of their bikes!They don't just look good, they also feel great to ride and last a life time. We appreciate that it takes a lot of research to become comfortable with a purchase choice and to feel you've arrived at an unbiased balanced decision so we'd like to help by listing a few of Gazelles awards. You don't have to take just our word for it:YearAward2016Ultimate S8 Winner o..
BIKE OF THE WEEK HAIBIKE XDURO NDURO 9.0
The Observer & theGuardian Newspapers announce that the Haibike Xduro Nduro is their bike of the week.A title not often bestowed on electric bikes demonstrates how far the humble e-bike has come under the skilled manufacture and cutting edge design of manufacturers such as  Haibike.Electric mountain bikes (eMTB) are the most exciting cycle category in the UK at the moment with predictions that 85% of mountain bikes on the trails will be electric within the next 5-8 years.Haibike perfectly integrates the two best drive systems onto their e-bikes: Bosch performance line Cx and Y..
New for 2017!Come and try the best electric mountain bikes from Haibike, Cube and Scott and make sure you get the eMachine that feels right for you.Starting Monday February 6th and thereafter on every 1st Monday of the month we will offer places on eMTB demo days at various trails centres.The 1st Monday of every month for 2017 reservation essential.Meeting at forests and trail centres and costing a nominal £50 (refundable against an eMTB purchase) you'll have the opportunity to try several models.Please bring your own riding gear including helmet and any other safety gear you fe..
Come ON EverybodyThe answer is HERE! Take Charge Of Your Commute.Turn your tube strike misery into elation.With the right eBike you can get to work in your time with a healthier heart and a fatter wallet.Electric bikes give you control, not just for your commutes but for all other local transport too. No more waiting for a bus or an over crowded tube train (when they're not striking).An electric bike allows you to control the effort you put in so the hill disappears, the head wind turns into a tail wind and you arrive at your destination on your terms feeling more alive and alert.If you're cur..
We are closed from Dec 24th (1pm) and reopening on Jan 5th 2017.Every year we offer our customers the chance to bag some of the best deals of the year.For this festive season we are offering up to 20% off all bikes and accessories. The offer will be extended to any accessories added before collection or delivery as long as the electric bike is bought and paid for during the offer period.20% off LIMITED to the 1st 15 e-Bikes bought online from the start of the offer period afterwhich this coupon will not work. Use coupon code EBIKEXM20 during checkout. FINISHED.15%..
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