50cycles Electric Bike Blog

Electric Bike news, reviews from the UK e-bike market leader.

  1. 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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  2. 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

  3. 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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  4. 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

  5. 50cycles brings Fantic Electric Bikes to the UK

    Fantic Fat Electric Bikes

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  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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