With the launch of the 2017 Turbo Levo range, Specialized have taken e-mountain bikes to a whole new level.
Haibikes are the best-selling e-mountain bikes in their native Germany, where they are famed for their grin-inducing ability to boost you up mountain bike trail gradients you might otherwise consider unfeasible.
“If my personal experience of owning the Whyte Coniston is anything to go by, the answer to ‘how far can I go with an electric bike?’ is: Pretty much as far as you need.”
Once considered the reserve of the frail and elderly, we believe there’s never been a more exciting time to hop on an electric bike and blast up the biggest hill you can find.
As one of the first Co-op members to own an electric bicycle, I get asked a lot of questions by my colleagues about what it’s like. (Spoiler: It’s amazing)