50cycles Electric Bike Blog

News, reviews, opinion and electric bike info from UK e-bike market leader.

  1. An electric bike Christmas

    christmas electric bike wrapped Only problem is getting it down the chimney

    Melanie Reid writes in today's Times about how electric bikes are emerging as a favourite gift this Christmas.

    "When things come in clusters, you know you have a trend on your hands. Randomly, at least three girlfriends have announced they want an electric bike for Christmas."

    She continues with a brisk summary of the benefits of electric bikes: how the rider feels younger, is transported back in time to the youthful joy of cycling, "the feeling of being nine years old again and everything works". Continue reading

  2. 50cycles Electric Bikes at Airbus Bristol

    50cycles Electric Bikes at Airbus Bristol
    The Bristol Showroom will be attending the Filton Airbus commuter Event. The event takes place between 11am and 2pm on the 1st November 2016. We will be there with a cherry picked selection of Kalkhoff, Scott, Raleigh, Haibike and Winora electric bikes. If you work at Airbus, and specifically want to see a certain bike on your lunch break, please let our...
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  3. Electric bike bargains in our Sayonara Sale

    Sayonara Sale Endeavour S11 Alfine - was £3295 now £2000 Sayonara Sale Endeavour S11 Alfine - was £3295 now £2000

    We have a queue of electric bikes to sell in our special Sayonara Sale clearance category. Continue reading

  4. Riding to School on an Electric Bike

    There are kids electric bikes now?

    Electric bikes have long been popular with older riders, people who would otherwise write off cycling but find that electric bikes are a great way to get around.

    But what about cyclists at the other end of the age scale? Why would a child want to ride an electric bike? Do kids electric bikes even exist? Should they? Continue reading

  5. 50cycles Electric Bikes Cycle Show 2016

    20160922_093923The Cycle Show 2016 is now in full swing at the Birmingham NEC. We attended our first Cycle Show in London back in 2004 with a somewhat home-made stand. It was actually a great success for us at a time when electric bikes weren't even really a niche product. Today they're an established and growing segment of the bicycle market and our early start means we're still leading the way.
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  6. The Cycle Show 2016 Preview

    50cycles at Cycle Show 2016, Birmingham NEC

    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.

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  7. Precision Electric Bike Fitting

    Our Bristol store has just installed an electric bike fitting system. This precision allows for the comfiest and most efficient cycling position on the bike. For 10 minutes of your time, you can be certain that any back, wrist, hip or knee pain is non-existant with the correct saddle and handlebar measurements being presented to you.

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  8. Electric Bikes at The Shepton Mallet Motorhome Show 2016

    The Bristol Showroom will be be attending the Shepton Mallet Motorhome Show 2016. The event takes place from Friday 9th September to Sunday 11th September. Continue reading

  9. Full Stock of E-Bikes for Summer & New Video Reviews

    Fully stocked in time for Summer Several large shipments from Kalkhoff have arrived this month, with enough bikes to meet demand for our most popular models through the height of the season. Best-selling models like the 2016 Agattu Premium 8G with Belt Drive and new Pro Connect 9G (with larger 14.5Ah battery) are available in all frame styles and sizes...
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  10. GTech e-bike TV ad

    Well that's a first, just watched a G-tech electric bike advert on Sky News. I am pretty sure that's the first TV spot for an e-bike in the UK. Continue reading

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