New to cycling and don’t know what kind of bike to buy? Don’t fear. Here you’ll find the main kinds of bikes that people tend to speak about, demystified.
Rob Greenland runs Leeds-based social enterprise Zero Waste Leeds (or you an find him on Twitter – @TheSocBiz) and took a demo Kalkhoff Endeavour 1.B Move electric bike out for a couple of days. Here are his first impressions: “It’s probably happened to all of us. You’re quietly minding your business, steadily climbing a hill. And then out… Read more »
Eli who blogs over at Eliapplebydonald borrowed a Kalkhoff Image 5.S Belt electric bike for a couple of days. She’s a regular cyclist but had never tried an electric bike before. But first, let’s take a look at the bike she took for a demo: Kalkhoff Image 5.S Belt 2020 Electric Bike Reveiw This is a… Read more »
Thinking of going electric? At these prices, you really don’t have an excuse to add some power to your pedal. Our sale might be over but we’ve some got some really good bargains that all come with free UK delivery too! These prices are for a limited time only and stocks are limited. Still not… Read more »
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 »
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 »
LAST UPDATED 5TH FEBRUARY 2019 Shop All Kalkhoff Bikes People who come from Northern Europe to live in Britain have been known to comment, “You live in a country where rain is not unknown and it’s dark by 4:00pm in winter, yet you sell ‘city bikes’ that don’t come with mudguards or lights!”… Read more »
What actually is an electric bike? An electric bike which can be known as an ebike, e-bike or motorized bicycle, is essentially a regular (or acoustic) bike: it’s still got the look of a regular bike (breaks, chain, handle bars etc)… and you still need to pedal (but maybe not as hard as you would… Read more »
The Whyte Highgate e-bike 2018, a much harder workout than driving to the shops. Can you achieve the same fitness levels on an e-bike that you can with an “acoustic” bike? Absolutely not. Can you get fitter than if you did no exercise at all? A thousand times yes. Shop E-Bikes > You still have… Read more »
I met a man who didn’t want to be paying all that money for a fancy electric bit attached to a crap bike… Are electric bikes any good?
LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2019 The Kalkhoff Pro Connect i8 Women’s Electric Bike Claire is an Edinburgh cyclist and recent electric bike convert after we let her borrow an electric bicycle for a whole week. She runs the Edinburgh Belles on Bikes chapter for women cyclists who want to enjoy days out on bikes with… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2019 We caught up with some of our electric bike customers over the past year to ask how they’re getting on and what they think of their bikes. The only complaints among them were that people hadn’t found the time to take the bikes out more often. Here’s ten electric bike… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 7TH FEB 2019 Contrary to what many electro-sceptics will have you believe, most people who want an electric bike aren’t fantastically lazy or morbidly obese. We recently heard from over 900 people who wanted to try an electric bike as part of a competition we ran, and several themes kept on coming up… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 24 JANUARY 2019 Kalkhoff are admired in their native Germany as the premier manufacturer of trekking/urban commuter bikes. Fully equipped: Like any self-respecting Euro bike, Kalkhoff bikes come fully equipped. This means that they’re fitted with what UK and American bike shops refer to as ‘accessories’, and which North Europeans describe as ‘essentials’. These… Read more »