Tag: electric bikes

Cycle Routes around Edinburgh ideal for Electric Bikes

Euan from our Canonmills shop has come up with a few cycle routes in Edinburgh and surrounding areas for all cyclists, but especially good for electric bikes. Forth road bridge & North Queensferry Distance: 24 miles (2-3 hours) Description: The national cycle network route 1 (NCN1) can be picked up from just West of Haymarket Station, initially utilising… Read more »

Cycle Routes in Leeds ideal for Electric Bikes

Paul from our Leeds shop has come up with a few cycle routes in Leeds and surrounding areas for all cyclists, but especially good for electric bikes. Roundhay to Temple Newsam Distance: 10 miles Description: An easy ride of approx 10 miles. Quite flat and on quiet roads or cycle lanes for the vast majority of it.… Read more »

Our Top Step Through E-bikes for 2020

Step through e-bikes by kalkhoff

What are Step Through Electric Bikes? Effortless cycling and German practicality on these Kalkhoff step through e-bikes Step through electric bikes are the pinnacle of practicality. Not only do you get to enjoy the effortless glee of using a pedal-assist motor, you can also step right onto both pedals without having to lift a leg… Read more »

Are Electric Bikes Cheating?

When electric bikes are mentioned, the word “cheating” often follows. But is that fair? First off, lets clarify what exactly is an electric bike: An electric bike is like a regular bicycle – particularly in the fact you have to pedal it if you want to go anywhere. However, an electric bike is fitted with… Read more »

Tern GSD S00 Electric Cargo Bike – Now Available to Demo!

Electric Cargo Bikes Ever thought about a cargo bike for your business and/or family but don’t think your legs are up to? Well times have changed! Electric cargo bikes are now powerful, easy to handle and quite likely more convenient (and faster) if your journeys usually involve stop-start traffic or searching for a parking space.… Read more »

Best Electric Bikes: Kalkhoff

Kalkhoff: The best electric bikes around If you’re looking for the best electric bike in 2019, take your pick from these Kalkhoff e-bikes. But why are we such big fans? Here are three reasons: Current Kalkhoff Electric Bikes   Best quality: German engineering at it’s finest! Kalkhoff bikes are designed and assembled with precision in… Read more »

Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Comp 29 Review

Freya, a friend of the co-op, recently demo’d the Specialized Turbo Levo FSR Comp 29 and here’s what she has to say about it: About me My name is Freya and I took up cycling couple of years ago as a way of getting back into shape and keeping fit.  About ten years ago now, I… Read more »