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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..

Eddie Kehoe

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..
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%..
Steve has been an early adopter of electric bikes and as e-bike sales take off in the UK following the global trend that saw over 200 million sold last year he has been spotted cycling to his Christmas panto gig at the Birmingham Hippodrome.Gradually the ebike bug is taking hold in the UK and Steve AKA Eastenders star Phil Mitchell is already on his 2nd electric Brompton. He clearly loves them.See Steve Mcfadden on our Sparticle electric Brompton below with a link to the original article and image from The Sun newspaper here.Steve is known to be a huge car fan and the switc..
Haibike E-Bike Award Review
See some of the Haibike electric bike awards below:YearBikeAward2016SDURO HardFour RXDesign & Innovation Award2016Reader's Choice "Best eMTB Brand"E-Mountainbike Magazine2016Reader's Choice "Best Brand"EMTB Magazine2016XDURO Trekking RXe-bike Note 1,52016SDURO Trekking SLElektroRad "Very Good"2016SDURO AllMtn PROGerman Design Award Winner2016XDURO Dwnhll PROIF Award2016XDURO HardNine RXElektroBike Test Winner2016SDURO AllMtn PLUSE-MTB "Very Good" Test Result2016XDURO DwnhllRed Dot Award2016SDURO HardSeven RCWorld Of MTB Test Winner2016XDURO Nduro PROFreeride eBike-Test2016SDURO AllMtn 8.0E..
Everyone has got to know that cycling is a good thing to do for themselves and their environment but few probably appreciate the full impact cycling can have on their nation.The reality is that the positive effects of cycling range far and wide and thanks to this study we can quantify and appreciate those benefits. The study shows that cycling adds approximately €1000 per person (not just cyclists) of economic benefit.Imagine if we could double the number of people cycling to work over the next 5-10 years. Imagine how nice it would be to breath fresher air, to feel healthie..
Bosch eBike now allow you to connect 2 batteries in parallel providing you with up to 1000Wh of capacity.Contact us if you'd like to discuss having this done on your 2017 and forward Bosch electric bike.   The batteries connect via a special cable called the 'Dual Battery Y Cable' and the Bosch controller manage the charging and discharging of the batteries.It's a great way to extend your range and your adventure on your Bosch powered Haibike, Cube, or Scott electric bike....and many more. In the meantime feel free to contact us with any questions or to book your bike ..
It simply defies belief - how can we offer such great deals? We've worked hard to get these discounts for you. Enjoy!Let us worry about how we do it. The recent drop in the value of sterling means that huge price rises are pending for 2017 models so the savings available now are HUGE. All you need to worry about is getting the best deal you can so please note that numbers are limited. You will not find better prices anywhere and if you do before midnight Monday November 28th simply email us and cancel for a full refund.Haibike sDuro Full Nine Yamaha Power 2016SRP £2800Black Friday Sa..
Haibike 2017 electric bike prices rose by up to 10% recently due to Sterling Weakening Against the Euro.This rise has now been undone and the prices are now locked in for the year.Haibike prices and those of other large eBike brands have risen by up to 20% since the Brexit vote and the resultant drop in the value of sterling...
A host of discounts and demo days focusing on some key electric bike brands.Scott have arrived for our demo day tomorrow December 3rd. Come and meet the team - bring your gloves and a big smile these bikes are amazing!Every demo day will host one of the best e-bike brands in the UK in our car park. You'll be able to ride through the beautiful city of York and test several models of ebike to ensure that you know which e-bike is the best one for you.Brands such as Haibike, Raleigh, Cube and Scott will have demos and experts on hand to answer all of your questions and most importan..
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