Bosch have announced a software update for the Performance CX motor system. The software will be available as of 01/07/2017.
The new mode, called eMTB, replaces the sport mode. The torque is still rated at a maximum of 75nm, and delivers power of between 120% and 300% of the riders effort.
We're at that point in the season where all our 2017 electric bikes are coming into stock. We now have the following 2017 Kalkhoff electric bikes in stock in our warehouse and showrooms, along with 2017 models from Scott, Cube & Haibike.
2017 Kalkhoffs in stock
A favourite at 50cycles since 2007, a decade later Kalkhoff are still producing market-leading ebikes. New motors, bigger batteries, fresh colours this seasonIntegrale i8 (47cm Sm & 55cm Lg in stock ) £3295Include Premium £2995Sahel Compact £2195Pro Connect i10 £2395Agattu i7 17Ah battery £1845Coming soon: Durban Compact £1495
The biggest hurdle in buying an electric bike is choosing which motor to go for. There are 100s of companies out there making the motors, hub driven, crank driven, ones you can retrofit, ones which come as standard on a purpose-built bike.
We're a firm believer that mid-drive trumps all, due to reliability, weight distribution and riding experience
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.
Kalkhoff and Focus electric bikes have made their way over to the States in recent years and they're being noticed by reviewers over there. Here is a collection of recent electric bike video reviews of 2015 Kalkhoff and FOCUS electric bikes from Electric Bike Reviews in the USA. Continue reading