Over the years many customers have made the journey down the M6 from Greater Manchester to our Loughborough showroom. It’s the perfect area to be an electric bike owner, with some of the UK’s finest countryside on the doorstep waiting to be explored. There won’t be quite so far to travel from this weekend as we’re proud to announce that our largest showroom anywhere will open in Altrincham on Friday April 28th. Our opening event continues on Saturday 29th April making it a great start to the Bank Holiday Weekend. Continue reading “New Manchester Electric Bike Showroom Opens in Altrincham”
A new folding electric bike joined our range this week, the first in many years. The Hercules Rob Fold F8 from Germany has it all – Bosch motor, 400Wh or 500Wh battery capacity options, 8-speed Shimano Nexus hub gears, lights, luggage rack, kick stand, hydraulic brakes, mudguards. Continue reading “A history of folding electric bikes”
We’re exhibiting at the Cycle Show 2016 at Birmingham’s NEC and we’re bringing more bikes to see and test ride than ever before.
ExtraEnergy have announced this year’s E-Bike Test awards and the Integrale 10 came out as winner in the highly-competitive Easy Pedelec Category. Continue reading “Kalkhoff Integrale 10 wins 2016 ExtraEnergy Easy Pedelec Award”
We’ve always put electric bike reviews at the centre of our website. I remember the first review we ever received, from one of our Honda Step Compo owners, back in 2003. But this one is one of the best.
Ex-Display Electric Bikes
We’re clearing last season’s Kalkhoff and Focus ex-display electric bikes from our showrooms, so it’s a great time to pick up a bargain for yourself, a relative or friend.
Some of these bikes have no miles at all, some have a few dozen and a small number have clocked up hundreds of miles in short test rides. They’ve all been regularly cleaned, checked and serviced. Continue reading “Ex-Display Electric Bikes”
Here’s a quick electric bike size guide that will help you match a Kalkhoff electric bike frame size to your height. Continue reading “Electric bike size guide”
It’s Kalkhoff’s flagship model for 2016 and it’s making new owners very happy.
The Impulse and Bosch motor systems debuted around the same time several years ago and both have gone on to dominate the high quality electric bike market. They’re both highly versatile e-bike systems, powering commuter e-bikes, power-assisted mountain bikes and comfortable town bikes.
Both systems are into the second and third generations now, with increases in power as well as functional and ergonomic improvements. The latest versions even offer on-board navigation systems.
The New Wheel in San Francisco have produced this super little video that shows how an e-bike can have a powerful effect – improving your quality of life, your mood, your health and give you freedom you just do not get using public transport, schlepping around on foot or stuck in another traffic jam. Continue reading “What is an electric bicycle?”