BikeBiz’s Guide to the Latest Electric Bikes and Accessories – Part 1 – Gear
This month we take a look at the latest e-bikes and accessories. from some of the biggest brands in the industry including Gazelle, Eovolt, Exposure Lights, TowWhee, Black Iron Horse, Wolf Tooth, Magura, Mustache, Vello, Claud Butler, Genesis, Kinesis UK, Batribike, Tern Bicycles, BMC and Hiplok
Gazelle – Ultimate electric bike
Distributer: Royal Dutch Gazelle
Ultimate feeling of freedom. This bike allows you to make the most of your free time. And it’s exactly as it looks: super comfortable and sporting a sporty look. Characterized by its innovative and dynamic design, the Ultimate is a feast for the eyes. And its unique integration of motor, battery and cable gives the Ultimate an eye-catching and stylish presence. Sport cycling has never been so comfortable.
Eovolt – Eovolt Confort X
Distributer: Locate CE
The Eovolt Confort X is the Premium version of the bestseller Eovolt Confort. It is particularly distinguished by its air suspension fork allowing additional comfort in all circumstances and its Bafang engine, LCD and torque sensor. The Eovolt Confort models are folding electric bikes with 20 â³ wheels, light and ultra-compact. The Eovolt Comfort X is also equipped with hydraulic disc brakes and a 7-speed Shimano transmission. Ideal for families, commuters, campers, boat owners or just for city dwellers who want a convenient electric bike to get around town effortlessly.
Gazelle – Chamonix electric bike
Distributer: Royal Dutch Gazelle
For every trip. If you want to ride a bike. So choose Chamonix. Whether for the daily commute to work or for that pleasant bike ride during your vacation. Whatever your plans, it’s by bike! As you use the Chamonix for various purposes we have made sure the bike is as comfortable as possible. The unique adjustable handlebar post for the correct and most comfortable sitting position at all times. And with the choice of powerful motor and battery up to 630 Wh, you can keep riding endlessly.
Exhibition lights – FLEX eBike Light
The new Flex, three white LED XPL2 is the brightest light at Exhibition with a potential output of up to 3300 lumens in a light and compact unit. Powered by the bike’s on-board battery / motor system. The Flex uses our REFLEX ++ technology ensuring that the rider automatically gets the right lumens for the right speed or terrain. Using ITM, Intelligent Thermal Management, a patented technology, giving Exposure Lights the confidence of having a lifetime warranty on the LEDs.
TowingWhee – MoTowWhee
Distributer: gone crazy about cycling
Long and durable, the MoTowWhee is designed for the big adventures that an electric bike or motorcycle will take you. You can hang your bike to your friend with an electric bike or bring a broken motorbike back to the truck. Small and light to keep in your bag, this super stretchy towing elastic will have you ready in case a tow is needed.
Gazelle – Electric bike Grenoble
Distributer: Royal Dutch Gazelle
No concessions. Thanks to the extra powerful and quiet Bosch mid-motor, this versatile bike for comfortable cycling is ideal for daily journeys as well as for long distances and hilly terrain. And because you don’t compromise on quality, this bike features a luxurious finish with all the extras imaginable. Incorporating the battery into the frame not only gives this bike a sleek look, it also adds extra stability.
Black iron horse – The PONY
Distributer: Black iron horse
The PONY is the perfect cargo bike for young families. We’ve combined 25 years of experience designing cargo bikes with the very latest in electric bike technology to create the smoothest, most stable ride possible. All aspects of rear wheel steering have been optimized based on customer feedback, resulting in unmatched handling for city driving. We pride ourselves on sustainable production and maintaining the highest quality standards, so it makes sense that our recycled plastic boxes, steel frames and hoods are all made in Denmark.
Wolf tooth – Remote BarCentric dropper lever
Mountain biking fans looking to clean their e-bike cockpit will love the Wolf Tooth BarCentric Remote Dropper Lever. It only takes 15mm between the left grip and the levers and has 4 potential lever positions, so it won’t obstruct the front gear levers, lock levers or e-bike controls. Compatible with cable operated dropper post, the vertical action lever features an Enduro sealed bearing that wraps around the entire bar for the smoothest possible action.
Magura – MT5 eSTOP
Distributer: Magura Bosch Parts and Service
Maximum performance and safety for electric bikes. With its new eSTOP brakes, Magura presents two disc brakes specially adapted to the requirements of electric bikes. In combination, the new SPORT pads and MDR-C or MDR-P rotors provide increased braking power and stability for e-bikes.
Mustache – Saturday 27 Trail 8
For the second time in its history, the Mustache Trail 8 has been voted best e-MTB of the year by the readers of VÃ©lo Vert, the French mountain biking magazine. Manufactured from 6061 T4, T6 aluminum, hydroformed tubes of varying thickness, ultra-integrated battery, 150mm travel and balanced geometry for a lively and dynamic ride. The Mustache spirit concentrated in a single model! The Trail Saturday 29! Thanks to its balanced geometry and our exclusive suspension kinematics, it is as easy up and down as it is, as stable as it is manoeuvrable, as fun as it is efficient.
Vello – Bike +
Distributer: About the bike (UK only)
The first self-charging electric folding bike is the lightest and most compact electric folding bike in its class. Its exclusive, award-winning design, and a variety of specially developed innovations ensure comfortable driving around town.
Claude butler – Hurry-E
Distributer: Tandem group cycles
Available in 2 color options, the Haste-E offers the perfect entry into the world of electric mountain biking. Using the semi-integrated battery design allows the bike to keep the same geometry as a ‘standard’ mountain bike, while the 250W rear hub motor supports you up to 25km / h and keeps you there for up to 45 km. As with all electric bikes from Tandem Group Cycles, the battery can also be easily removed with a key for easier indoor charging.
Genesis – Smithfield electric bike
Distributer: Sporty line
With a timeless look that exudes style, the Smithfield e-Bike is an urban bike that will turn heads wherever it goes. Using a Shimano STEPS E6100 motor, you get up to 150km of pedaling assistance in ECO mode and a charge time of 2 hours up to 80% or 4 hours on a full charge. The bike itself is built around a double butted Mjolnir chromoly frame designed with durability in mind, so there is no worry as to whether or not it will stand up to everyday use.
Kinesis France – LYFE equipped e-city bike
Distributer: Upgrade bikes
LYFE e-city bikes offer a relaxed riding position with ergonomic contact points on four model sizes. The lightweight, double butted 6061 alloy frame and fork offers a respectable 17kg (large) weight, so easy to lift and get along with the bike. The widely respected MAHLE ‘Ebikemotion X35’ rear hub system and slim hidden battery provide up to 75 km of range from three levels of assistance. For Â£ 2,300 outfitted, LYFE has guards, kickstand, rack, and built-in lights. A stepped frame version is in the lineup for delivery in July 2022. Advance pre-ordering is essential.
Batribike – Nebula
The Nebula is a stylish city electric bike with a high torque mid-drive (90Nm). Suspension forks and lights included in this great set. Three battery size options. Powered by Danish design and electricity from Promovec. Industry-leading 3-year transferable warranty on battery and motor. List price from Â£ 1,549.
Sterne Bikes – Tern HSD S +
Distributer: Moore Grand & Cie
With a total permissible laden weight of 170 kg, a powerful Bosch Performance Line motor and a 500 Wh battery for a range of up to 118 km, the HSD is powerful but mini. The top-of-the-line HSD S + has a built-in automatic gearshift that increases when you accelerate from a stopping point and downshifts when you reach a traffic light. So all you have to do is pedal.
Sterne Bikes – Tern HSD S8i
Distributer: Moore Grand & Cie
Enormously useful. Surprisingly smaller. The HSD S8i is easy to handle, easy to share, extremely comfortable to ride, carries a lot of cargo – and all of this in a compact design that’s shorter than a standard bike. Features include a Bosch Active Line Plus motor, a 400 Wh battery for a range of up to 110 km and a Gates Carbon Drive CDX belt for a smooth ride.
BMC – Alpenchallenge
The Alpenchallenge AMP Sport is designed for the rider who prefers not to choose between style and performance. Taking inspiration from BMC’s high-performance road bikes, the Alpenchallenge AMP Sport is the ideal machine for an amplified riding experience. A beautiful expression of Swiss design and engineering, the all-new Alpenchallenge AMP stands out with its sophisticated look, seamless integration and smart functionality. It’s in a class of its own.
Hiplok – E-DX
Protect your electric bike from thieves with Hiplok E-DX. The E-DX includes the Bicycle Diamond Rated DX lock from Hiplok and a 10mm hardened steel buckle chain. The chain can be buckled on itself and secured with the DX lock, providing a locking circumference of up to 1m, ideal for larger frame e-bikes. In addition, a Z LOK safety clip is included for additional protection of wheels and accessories.