Number of Cyclists on the Rise in 2017

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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”. 

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BikeBiz’s Bike Brand of the Year 2017

      

 

Just before the New Year we got a call from BikeBiz  one of the most highly regarded names in the bike industry. We were honoured to be nominated for not one but three categories in the Ninth Annual BikeBiz Awards 2017. Included in those categories was the prestigious Bike Brand of the Year.

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Want to Keep Active in 2017?

 

Keep that New Year’s Resolution With The Help of a VOLT E-bike

This January most of us will resolve to eat, live and exercise better. It is no coincidence that each New Year every bookshop and social network feed is stuffed with fitness and well-being publications! But while many of us commit to a new healthy regime, just as many of us will struggle to carry that momentum through to February. At VOLT™ however, we think we’ve found a way that will keep you active and motivated all through 2017. “How’s that?” you say… by having fun! 

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Putting the Customer First for 40 Year’s

Haslemere Motor Cycles has for over 40 years been synonymous with excellent customer service & customer care. With numerous awards under there belts including winner of After Sales Customer Satisfaction Award in 2016.

This is not your ordinary motor cycle store, these guys love bikes and during their many years in the business have even produced Racing Champions; Kenny Irons, National Motorcycle Racing champion 1986 at Superstock.  Continue reading “Putting the Customer First for 40 Year’s”

VOLT™ Bikes Nominated Three Times by BikeBiz Award’s 2017

 

This week we received some fantastic news as we learned of not one but three nominations in the Bike Biz 2017 Awards!  

On 16th February 2017 at the London EXCEL  VOLT™ will be among the nominations for BEST Bike brand, specialist distributor and independent bike dealer of the year!

 

The BikeBiz Awards celebrate the best of the UK cycle trade, and present a chance to congratulate the hard working individuals who render the industry such an innovative environment.

 

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Crank & Rear Hub motors on e-bikes

 Section of the new VOLT e-bike showroom in London
 If you’ve been a follower of VOLT™ over the years, you will have noticed not only the leaps in the technology of our electric bikes but also the continued diversity in our range. In recent years you may also have noticed the introduction of crank powered e-bikes, on models like the InfinityInfinity II & The Connect.
 
 

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New dealers

Since our last dealer update in September, the VOLT team have been busy expanding our network of resellers throughout the UK. Here’s the new shops we’re delighted to welcome…

Woodrup Cycles, Leeds

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This greatly celebrated bike shop was founded just after the Second World War by cycle fanatics Stephen and Jean Maurice. The shop is still run today by their son and grand children. They have shipped their bikes all over the world as far as Australia and Bermuda.  It’s a real honour to have such a well respected shop as Woodrup Cycles on board.

You can find more details for Woodrup Cycles on our Leeds page

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