50cycles Electric Bikes supports Brighton’s Big Screen

Brighton's Big Screen
Brighton’s Big Screen Launch Evening, 12th June 2014

Brighton is not short of attractions but each Summer sees one of the best spring up on the beach, a huge screen playing classic movies, new releases, hosting film festivals live events and, of course in 2014, World Cup matches. 50cycles were invited to sponsor Brighton’s Big Screen and we jumped at the chance.
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7 Reasons to Get Your Bum in The Saddle

As a hobby, cycling is one of the most cost-effective, healthy and social you could possibly choose. Not only that, but it can also be worked into your day-to-day life, as an alternative mode of transport for the daily commute for example, or as an activity you can share with your friends and family. There are no really convincing reasons not to get involved in cycling, especially with modern advances in technology meaning it’s now just as, if not more safe than driving. But there are plenty of reasons to convince even the most stubborn of us to saddle up. Continue reading “7 Reasons to Get Your Bum in The Saddle”

Kalkhoff emerges as European electric bike market leader

Kalkhoff bikes have a deserved reputation for performance, reliability and innovation and they’ve picked up many awards this year from organisations like ExtraEnergy (the Impulse Ergo and Pro Connect Xion were both category winners along with the sold-out Sahel Compact), as well as magazines like ElektroRad in Germany and the Electric Bike Buyer’s Guide here in the UK.

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Sahel Harmony electric bike: One year in and still my favourite

I’ve been riding a Sahel Harmony on an extended test for over a year now, ever since unboxing it at last year’s Eden Project electric bike event. It was one of the very first production electric bikes to use NuVinci’s fully automatic gearbox so I thought it important to see how reliable such a sophisticated piece of cycling technology would be in daily use. Continue reading “Sahel Harmony electric bike: One year in and still my favourite”

Five Gorgeous Bike Trails and Routes for the Bank Holiday Weekends

With Summer merely months away, the Easter holiday already upon us, and the cost of holidays abroad skyrocketing to heights that few young families can logistically afford, the idea of getting away for a long weekend (or even a whole week) for a relaxing break in the great British countryside might very well be on many minds. Continue reading “Five Gorgeous Bike Trails and Routes for the Bank Holiday Weekends”

Kalkhoff “Our best electric bike of all time” video

Kalkhoff have just released another English language video highlighting the benefits of the new Impulse 2.0 electric bike system that powers most of our range this year. It reveals how the nifty new Shift Assist system works, offers a glimpse inside Kalkhoff’s testing labs and shows a pair of 2014 e-bikes cruising through stunning scenery. Continue reading “Kalkhoff “Our best electric bike of all time” video”