Ever wondered what the future looks like? Over the next two weeks people visiting Greenwich will get a genuine glimpse into the future… And it’s electric!
Style, elegance and panache; for 2017 we’ve taken the Metro LS to a new level of sophistication. We just couldn’t wait share the changes this popular folding electric bike has undergone, so here they are…
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!
The 2017 London Awards Show was a great opportunity to catch up with partners in the UK Cycling industry, get inspired and as you’ll see in the video, try some new protein bars!
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.
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!
Readers of this morning’s City A.M. newspaper will have noticed the VOLT™ 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”
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.
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”.