Kalkhoff

  1. Ex-Display Electric Bikes

    Ex-Display Electric Bikes

    London Electric Bike Showroom Electric bike showroom in East Sheen, London

    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

  2. Electric Bike Catalogue Revealed

    We produced this simple 8-page electric bike catalogue covering the range of Kalkhoff and Focus electric bikes we'll be offering in 2016.

    It contains some stirring words about why you really want to own an electric bike, a summary of the various motor systems on offer, prices, details of our showrooms and contact details plus a handy size guide that will help you find which frame option is best for your height. Continue reading

  3. Electric bike size guide

    Here's a quick electric bike size guide that will help you match a Kalkhoff electric bike frame size to your height. Continue reading

  4. Carbon Belt Drive vs Chain Drive

    With more and more customers now choosing to go down the route of belt driven bikes, we have decided to break down just what makes the Gates Carbon belt drive so desirable.

    Gates Carbon Drive Systems

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  5. 2016 Kalkhoff Electric Bikes

    Next time you visit 50cycles.com you'll notice that we've update the home page, divide our e-bikes into more sensible categories and added all the 2016 Kalkhoff electric bikes we're offering. Continue reading

  6. Kalkhoff Impulse and Bosch electric bike comparison

    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.

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  7. Not another bike shop?!

    50cycles Shoreham 50cycles Electric Bike Shop in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex

    We've joined the growing number of cycle shops on Britain's high streets by opening a couple of new showrooms this year.

    Our Bristol electric bike showroom does stand alone in that area of the city, but we're directly opposite established cycle businesses in both our Shoreham-by-Sea (handy for Brighton, Worthing and the rest of Sussex) and East Sheen, London locations. But that's not a problem because we're not just any old bike shop and these are not any old bikes. These are electric bicycles. They’re like bikes, but better. So we've posted this in all our showroom windows Continue reading

  8. Electric bikes safer in London

    Kalkhoff Integrale LTD A good electric bike will carry you across London in safety and style. Photo source: Kalkhoff.

    What makes electric bikes safer in London?

    My experience of riding both electric bikes and pedal cycles, as well as conversations with other ebike riders, offers an answer: Yes, emphatically so. E-bikes are safer, faster and more fun. Continue reading

  9. What is an electric bicycle?

    What is an electric bicycle? What is an electric bicycle?

    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

  10. Electric Bikes at The Motorhome Show 2015

    We are happy to announce that the Bristol Showroom will be be attending the The Motorhome Show 2015 - Shepton Mallet from Friday 11th September to Sunday 13th September. We will be there with the full range of Kalkhoff Electric bikes, with a couple of Focus Electric Mountain Bikes also making an appearance. We also have our fingers crossed that...
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