50cycles advanced electric bikes began its life in London in 2003. Our first London electric bikes shop opened in Richmond in 2010. We’re staying in the borough with our latest opening, in London Road, Twickenham. It’s our largest, most accessible and best London showroom yet. Continue reading “London Electric Bikes Shop”
This year’s personal favourite Continue reading “UK Debut: Winora Yakun Tour electric bike with Yamaha PW-X”
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.
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”
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
Kalkhoff kindly invited a couple of us to spend the last weekend in February with them in Mallorca. They invite all their favourite dealers to the island every few years mainly as a “Thank you” but also as an opportunity to introduce new products and ideas. Continue reading “Kalkhoff Mallorca 2017 E-Bike Showcase”
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”
The world of E-MTB’s is a minefield. Two bikes might look very similar on a photograph but can be used for very different purposes. For this reason, we’d recommend researching the subject extensively and getting in touch with one of our electric mountain bike experts for some free advice. Continue reading “E-MTB Buyers Guide”
So you’ve just received your shiny, new electric bike… but before you give it a spin, have you considered getting it insured?
It’s no surprise that electric bikes are fast becoming one of the UK’s favourite modes of transport, but such popularity can also have a downside. With more e-bikes on British roads than ever before; the number of reported thefts is also on the rise and whilst bike theft is bad, e-bike theft is even worse.
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