Located in the heart of Braintree, this friendly and enthusiastic team are our primary e-bike dealer for  Essex.
 
The A1 Baintree team are made up of Gary “The Oracle”, Mike “The Geek”, Joe H “The Engineer” & Tom H “The Tech” who together are the secret behind the success of this popular independent high street store.
 

Continue reading -> “The only way is A1 Braintree”

That’s Handlebars of course!

Established in 1985 Behind Bars is owned and run by Mark and Lee. With over 50 years of experience between them, its no surprise they get nothing but 5 star reviews from all their customers. 

That’s why we are featuring them in this months DEALER SPOTLIGHT!

Continue reading -> ““Insider” View from Behind Bars in Abingdon”

 

Last week the team locked up the Show Room early and headed across town to the trendy Aloft London Excel Hotel for the 2017 BikeBiz Awards. With three different nominations we were thrilled to be nominated alongside some real cycling giants and heavy weights in the industry.

Continue reading -> “VOLTâ„¢ Scoop Distributor of the Year Award 2017”

 

Can you believe that 2017 marks two hundred years since the invention of the bicylce?! Invented in Germany in 1817 and called the “Dandy Horse” (also known as Draisienne or Laufmaschine), this two wheeled transportation device revolutionised how people got around in Europe. Two hundred years on, and it’s electric bicycles that are now revolutionising people’s journeys!

 

Continue reading -> “Top 5 European Cities for Cyclists”

City AM cover featuring Infinity review

Readers of this morning’s City A.M.  newspaper will have noticed the VOLTâ„¢ Infinity got a buzzing review in their morning paper. Writer Steve Hogarty took the Shimano STEPS e-bike out for a spin around the city and in his own words had a “marvellous time“! Continue reading -> ““Marvellous” 5 Star Review in City A.M. Paper”

 
VOLT™ AXIS Shimano Folding ebike
The AXIS, when it is released in summer 2017, will be the first of its kind. This folding e-bike sports a Shimano STEPS 250W motor and DI2 8-speed gear hub combined with a Gates CDX Carbon Belt Drive system. It will be the first to integrate all of these technologies into one foldable e-bike, placing it among the most advanced assisted commuter rides out there. The result is one of the smoothest e-bike rides on the market that can be easily stored out of the way or lifted into a bus, train or car with a weight of around 18kg. 

Continue reading -> “VOLTâ„¢ partners Shimano for world first STEPS folding ebike, the AXIS”

pupkin carving bike

In 10 years the number of Londoners cycling to work has doubled.

“Nationwide the number of commuters getting to work by bike has grown by nearly 100,000, increasing by 14 per cent to 741,000.” According to an article in The Evening Standard by Sebastian Mann’s London is ahead of the rest of the country because cycling in the capital is such a “no brainer”. 

Continue reading -> “Number of Cyclists on the Rise in 2017”