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TOP TIPS: WHAT TO TAKE ALONG ON A RIDE

Before you get on the bike make sure you have your helmet on. (Put it on or close to the bike when you store it.) Sun protection. If you have not put sun tan lotion on before you left, ensure to take some along. Eye protection. What about a good pair of sun glasses. This […]

TOP TIPS: WHAT TO DO BEFORE A RIDE

Charge the battery. Get into the habit of charging the battery on your return. Nothing so frustrating as going for a ride with a half loaded battery. Pump the tyres. A flat tyre calls for a disaster. It is not only dangerous but it will result in a flatty. Ensure your helmet is donned and […]

TOP TIP: HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR E-BIKE

Just like your car, your E-Bike also requires some love and care. It all starts with cleaning the bike. Do the chain first. Use a chain cleaning liquid or paraffin. Then wash the bike with soap and water. Use chain lube, it will extend the life of both the chain and components. Some furniture polish […]

IS AN E-BIKE “CHEATING”?

Some time ago when you use an E-Bike people frowned upon the idea and regarded it as cheating. Well, lets understand why you use an e-bike and that it itself is vast. The main reason for an e-bike is to have fun. Or you just do not want to pedal for instance if it is […]

E-BIKES AS A TRAINING TOOL

The major advantage of an E-Bike is that it gets those that are not used to be riding, on the bike. It is an easy entry. Many people just find it too hard and strenuous to jump on a normal bike and give up before they start. The E-Bike eases you into it. In the […]

E-BIKES IN A SOUTH AFRICAN CONTEXT

E-bikes have been popular in Europe and the US for years. It is an easy way to move whether it is for pure fun, training or transport. In fact more e-bikes are sold in Europe than the conventional bikes. That does not surprise me. So what is the position in SA? It is a relative […]