50cycles Electric Bike Blog

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

  1. 50cycles brings Fantic Electric Bikes to the UK

    Fantic Fat Electric Bikes

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  2. Kalkhoff Include Premium Very, Very Good in 2016 ExtraEnergy E-Bike Test

    Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 11.01.57 Fellow Impulse Evo E-Bike the Kalkhoff Integrale 10 was named Test Winner in this month's ExtraEnergy awards, but the Include Premium also picked up a Very Good badge in both this category and the Comfort Pedelec category. Continue reading

  3. Kalkhoff Integrale 10 wins 2016 ExtraEnergy Easy Pedelec Award

    Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 10.08.04ExtraEnergy have announced this year's E-Bike Test awards and the Integrale 10 came out as winner in the highly-competitive Easy Pedelec Category. Continue reading

  4. Electric Mountain Bike Review

    Focus Thron 2.0 electric mountain bike at Devil's Dyke near Brighton
    We've always put electric bike reviews at the centre of our website. I remember the first review we ever received, from one of our Honda Step Compo owners, back in 2003. But this one is one of the best.

    So that’s how 500 miles feels, in a little under 8 weeks I have covered this distance since taking delivery of my Focus electric mountain bike. Continue reading

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Bristol Electric Bike Owners Club Ride

    Bristol Electric Bike Ride

    For 2016 the Bristol showroom will be running a free electric bike ride for all abilities. This is not a 50cycles exclusive ride, and riders on any bike may join.

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  8. 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

  9. 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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  10. Kalkhoff Integrale E-Bike Reviews & Winter Clearance Offers

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    It's Kalkhoff's flagship model for 2016 and it's making new owners very happy.

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