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Electric Bikes and older riders

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Electric bikes are very popular among older people. Around 40% of our customers at E-bikes Direct are over 50 years old. You won’t find such a large number of people from that group buying traditional bikes.What’s the draw to e-bikes by older folk?

Why Electric Bikes Are So Much Greener Than E-Cars

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Last week we published a story on why we want an electric bike subsidy. This got people talking and there were a few comments on Facebook that we could not answer in just a few short words.

Machines & gadgets that caused a stir at Eurobike

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - E-Bikes Direct were at the Eurobike show in Friedrichshafen, Germany this week and boy were we impressed at what we saw! Reflecting the growth of the electric bike market there were electric bikes exhibited in every hall with massive sections devoted to the machines that we love.

Why a Folding E-Bike May Be The Right Choice

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Not all of us have double garages to keep our boats, cars and bikes in. Space is often a premium, yet people's transport needs dont change. You need to get to work. You need to get about town and to see friends. Let us look at why you may need a foldable electric bike.

Couples Cycling Together Increased Motivation

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - We have observed a peculiar phenomenon - couples buy near identical bikes to go riding together. Doing some digging we have found a lot of neurobiological evidence to show why this might be the case - cycling together can give a boost to the love hormone oxytocin.

Keep your electric bike safe with a good lock

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - At Electric Bikes Direct you could spend a lot of money on an e-bike, but once you spend the money you will want to keep it safe. In this article we will show you some ideas around keeping the bike once you have bought it!

How to Care for Your Electric Bike

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Dust and grime not only makes your investment look dirty, it can also compromise performance. Thankfully, all you need to keep the bike looking as good as new is to get a cloth, and use some elbow grease to wipe your electric bike clean.

Haibike 2018 Sale What Does All The Jargon Mean

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Coming toward the end of the summer season for electric mountain biking, here at E-Bikes Direct we have a number of Haibike electric bikes on sale. Other than the price you will probably want to know a bit more about what the different Haibike jargon means..

Electric Bikes as Effective as Traditional Bikes

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - New research from Switzerland suggests that riding an electric bike to cycle to work every day is as effective at tackling obesity as traditional bike riding. For those traditional riders out there, there's other evidence that e-bikes really aren't cheater bikes too.

MAMILS - Winter Time is e-MTB Time

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - So, you’re a Middle Aged Man in Lycra (MAMIL) and proud of it. You’re fighting fit (or getting there) and want to keep up the training intensity as you go into the winter months. You may have spent the sort of cash your partner cursed at so are financially committed to getting your blood pressure, BMI and joie de vivre back. Problem: the gales, rain and ice of winter is coming and that really isn’t fun on your road bike, no matter how streamlined your 100km weekends may have made you over summer… We do however have the solution in the form of a Haibike!