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Tips for Insuring Your Electric Bike

Electric bikes have never been as popular as they are today, as new models improve their strength, durability and battery life. Sadly bikes have long been a common target for thieves, so the high value of an electric bike make them even more at risk. Ensuring you always lock your electric bike in a safe place can help reduce the risk, but having insurance cover is the only way you can have complete peace of mind. Why Do I Need…

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Electric Bikes

Be the envy of your fellow commuters with a stylish folding electric bike. Commuting can be the most arduous part of the day. Thankfully, electric bikes help alleviate the monotony and inject some much needed excitement in travelling to and from work. You can commute whilst giving yourself great exercise, and with a folding bike, this process has never been easier. Let’s look at some of the benefits that foldable e-bikes bring…

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Electric Bikes Prove A Hit For the Young at Heart

Electric Bikes Prove A Hit For the Young at Heart.  What makes cycling stand out from other modes of transport? Accessibility. Both children and adults alike can enjoy a leisurely cycle at relative ease. But with the exponentially growing popularity of electric bikes across the world, there are lingering questions regarding safety, and whether or not they are suitable for elderly riders in particular. We will explore some of the ways that electric bikes could help safety on the road,…

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Electric Bikes

Electric Bikes Can Help With Injury Rehabilitation. Recovering from an injury can be a challenging and often frustrating time. The transition period between injury and rehabilitation is an incredibly volatile stage that requires the upmost level of care and observation. Electric bikes can help with injury rehabilitation, offering a solid platform to ease into activity following physical trauma, without the added dangers of overworking the body. We will take a look at some of the benefits that electric bikes offer…

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How Electric Bikes Are Influencing The Daily Commute

One of the emerging trends which offers a healthier option to public transport is the e-bike. In light of recent concerns about the carbon emissions, the number of people who turn to greener alternatives in the UK is growing. This means cycling is a much more efficient and enjoyable way to get about town, especially if you are riding a speedy electric bike.   A Preference Of Many: The Efficient Electric Bikes   Bikes are now viewed as a more…

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The “Class Leaders” of Electric Bikes

If you watch Planet of the Apps you might have already seen the Volt ™ Alpine and Metro make a star appearance. For those unfamiliar with Planet of the Apps, it’s a TV show that features on 24 hour gaming channel GINX TV. The 30 minute show looks at how technology can and is changing and shaping our lives. In this particular episode Planet of the Apps looks at alternative means of transport, enter stage: Volt ™ Alpine and Metro……

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LBC Radio talk Electric Bikes with Electric Bike Store

If you live in London you may have already heard about Boris Johnson’s plans to spark an “electric bike revolution”. Next year the Mayor of London plans to expand his already successful bike hire scheme by introducing e-bikes into the hillier parts of London. Earmarked areas include Muswell Hill, Crouch End and Alexandra Palace, with a base station at Finsbury Park Tube. ‘Boris bike’ style docking stations in these areas will also serve as electric charging points for the bikes.…

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Our electric bikes go down a storm at Grand Designs Live, Birmingham

Earlier this month the team here at Electric Bike Store were invited to demonstrate a small selection of our bikes at Grand Designs Live, Birmingham. We had a great time and lots of interest! We took along the Volt Metro (in black), Volt Pulse and the Volt Alpine. All three electric bikes went down a storm and we were thrilled with the response we got from them! The electric bikes even got featured on the Grand Designs web site: www.granddesignslive.com/show-info/show-highlights/75-site/eco-tech-house/garden/817-volt-electric-bikes…

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Electric Bikes and the rules of the road!

Every day we deal with questions relating to the legality of electric bikes. We thought we’d answer some of the common questions with this brief guide to electric bikes and their rules: The most useful thing to know about riding an electric bike is that it’s very similar to riding a conventional bicycle. The advantages are; they’re amazing fun and you smile each time you ride them, hills are made easy, wind disappears and you get to choose the level…

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2013 Another Great Year for Electric Bikes

2013 is looking like another great year for manufacturers and sellers of electric bikes. Last year we saw record sales at the Electric Bike Store and we believe it is largely down to increasing public awareness of electric bikes and a general improvement in the quality, style and availability of them. The electric bike industry is evolving and improving. When you look at electric bikes from just a few years ago, there wasn’t much thought that went into them. This…

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