E-Bikes are currently the major growth area in cycles and take many forms, from folding commuter style bikes, shopper / utility bikes through to top level race bikes, not that they can be used for racing.
E-Bikes are essentially a bicycle with some form of electric motor assistance. The assistance is allowed up to 25km/h. The assistance required can generally be altered as required by the rider, how much assistance and how it is delivered may well vary depending on the system used. A fully charged battery would typically give assistance for approximately 60 miles however this will vary depending on the size of the battery the system itself and the terrain the bike is being ridden on.
We are an appointed dealer for Volt Bikes, a British company based in London who specialise in electric bikes, Volt are very well regarded as their numerous reviews will testify. Their range covers the town bike, commuter, ladies step through bikes, hybrid and mountain bikes.
We are also a dealer for Orbea bikes who again have a wide range of E-Bikes, the Commuter / Urban end of the spectrum is catered for with the Katu-E, Keram and Optima, the ATB fraternity is also take care of with the Keram ATB and the Wild, which is available in hard-tail and full suspension versions with clearances to suit up to 3" wide tyres.
The Gain is the other Orbea E-Bike platform which is available in a variety of different guises, from top of the range Gain M10 lightweight Carbon fibre Shimano Dura Ace equipped bike, the aluminium Gain road bike range, and then the urban flat bar versions.
Last but not least in our E-Bike offerings are the Kuota Kathode, with the refined Fazua motor, and the Colnago E-64, both being very much aimed at the high-level sportive rider.