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Bicycle Insurance Comparison - E-Bikes Direct Teams Up With Seopa

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - E-Bikes Direct have teamed up with Seopa, 'The Comparison People', to bring you a site integrated bicycle insurance comparison tool. Complete a few simple questions to return an array of quotes from reputable providers, tailored to best suit you & your lifestyle.

National Bike Week 2021 – Health & Wellbeing

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Bike Week, delivered by Cycling UK, is an annual celebration to showcase cycling and how brilliant it is. Join thousands of people all across the UK and enjoy the simple pleasure of riding a bike. Let us make the world better by bike.This year's theme is Health & Wellbeing, so we are celebrating the bicycle and its impact on the nations health, mental & physical.

e-Cycle Support Scheme - To Be Announced!

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - As part of a wider multi-million pound investment scheme in active travel, the government has announced plans to raise awareness of E-Bikes and eventually ‘tackle barriers to their use’. Though we can’t be certain, here at E-Bikes Direct we know well that one of the biggest such barriers is how much they cost to you, the customer.

eCargo Bikes - Economic, Practical, Healthy!

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - With eCargo bikes proving deliver up to 40% more packages per hour than vans within Cities, and the Government investment toward cycling infrastructure due to be introduced, could it be time for your business to take the leap to an electric cargo bike fleet from E-Bikes Direct? With up to 40% in subsidies available from the government and £Millions to be spent on cycle routes across the UK, you could have a faster, cheaper and greener delivery fleet! Not just for fleet use...if you have a small family and need a commute solution that ticks all of your boxes, why not get involved

Arrow XL- Our Trusted Courier

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - When buying an Electric Bike from us, there are procedures and precautions in place to ensure that your item(s) arrive with you in factory condition, in fact, after our in-house assembly & once over, even better! We would hate for this diligence to be in vain, that's why the care taken of your items once they leave us is incredibly important to us.We have recently joined forces with Arrow XL, "The UKs largest and longest established two-person home delivery and warehousing specialist", to provide a trust worthy and customer focused experience.

Queueing For Fuel? Let The E Cut The Q!

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - The petrol shortages and rocketing price of fuel are hitting the UK hard, making normal everyday activities a challenge for us all. From taking the children to school, getting to an appointment on time, or simply driving to and from work, it seems we can no longer just jump in the car and drive to our destination without a worry. There's never been a better time to swap the E10 for an E-Bike!

Reducing Transport Emissions - The "Low Hanging Fruit"

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Climate change is hitting and we all need to do our bit. How could buying an e-bike help? As we will discuss it could significantly reduce your transport emissions and ultimately help humanity avert the disaster that we can see unfolding. Carbon emissions from transport now account for 25% of the UK’s overall CO2 emissions. It’s not surprising that the government sees this as "low hanging fruit" - something that can be quite easily fixed.

Highway Code - What Do These Changes Mean For Cyclists?

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - If you're a British motorist or cyclist, chances are you've heard that the Highway Code is changing as of January 2022. Now, while most of the technical lingo is lost on most of us, these alterations have been widely condensed into 8 key points, 7 of which affect cyclists, and they're changes that all of us should be aware of.So, what do these changes mean for the UK's cyclists?

The All New Protocol Hybrid - 'Covering All Basis'

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - The Electric Bike market in 2022 demands innovation & reliability, yet the current economic climate demands value for money... A tough combination, but we think the Protocol fits the criteria!

Spring It On It's Way - Time To Get Out On The Water!

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - After a tough winter of lockdowns and storms, no doubt you (like us!) will be wanting to get out in wide open spaces to get away from your four walls. How about getting a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) or kayak? As you will see, these are a great and low cost way of getting away from the stress and bore of life ashore, and can have good health benefits too!

Summer Splashin' - Sun, Friends; Bestway!

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Live, laugh, and love, this summer. In a world currently forcibly crammed with everything but, an escape is an absolutely necessity. We've recently stocked a range of Bestway's slightly special Power Steel Swim Vista pools, ranging in style, shape and dimension to suit a vast array of Britain's gardens.

Scrapping Free NHS Parking - A Sick Joke!

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - During the midst of the pandemic in 2020, parking fees for NHS staff were scrapped in order to ease financial pressure from those who risk their lives to protect us. Today, on the 30th March 2022, the Government announced that as of Friday 1st April, NHS worker's free parking scheme is to be scrapped. What does this mean for commuting figures, and how can we help?

Cutting Costs and Improving Well-Being - How Can Cycling Help?

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - It's no secret that the UK's economy has taken a considerable hit in the past couple of years. Covid-19 of course presented a huge threat to our lively-hood as we know it, and now, it seems just as we were starting to see the financial light at the end of the tunnel, soaring energy prices (and just about everything else) has meant we're faced with the biggest cost of living crisis in 40 years. How has the UK adapted to this situation? And how might we make lemonade out of lemons going forward?

Huffy Make Fun at E-Bikes Direct This Summer

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - If you are, well, anyone who has ridden a bicycle in the last century, chances are you've heard of the reputable brand Huffy. You might remember their iconic Green Machine kids ride-on toys, or perhaps their old-school chrome BMX bikes, but one thing is for sure - you do not dominate a market for 130 years for no good reason!

Lyke no other - Haibike Introduce Their All New eMTB

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Haibike introduce their all new Full Suspension thorough-bred eMTB series. Featuring the new, innovative Fazua Ride 60 crank drive motor & frame integrated battery, and Haibikes latest CF frame geometry to achieve one hell of a USP. Lyke is born!

New Wheels Resolution - Make The Change for 2023

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - 2022 is on the way out, and it is fair to say a majority of the country aren't too sad to see the back of its ugly head. At a time where the country faces the greatest inflation rate on record & thousands of households are unsettled & anxious about the future, what can we invest our time, energy & money into today that'll perhaps better our tomorrow?

Electric Mountain Biking - The Future of Adventure Sports

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Are you an adrenaline junkie looking for a new adventure? Do you love to explore the great outdoors but struggle with steep inclines and rocky terrain? Look no further than electric mountain biking! With the latest advancements in electric bike technology, brands like Merida and Lapierre are revolutionizing the world of adventure sports.

Diabetes and Electric Bikes - Join the UK Wide Cycle Ride

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - Diabetes UK has a mission to make a world where diabetes can do no harm. Leading the fight against the UK’s biggest and growing health crisis, a fight that involves us all – sharing knowledge and taking on diabetes together.This October, take your fitness up a gear and cycle across the UK virtually, your way. Whether you’re a weekend warrior, take it a mile at a time, or like to feel the burn on the spin bike, choose a distance that suits you then complete it however and wherever you want.

Electric Bikes Under £1000 - the Basis family has all bases covered

Posted By EbikesDirectUK on Outdoor Sports - In the hustle and bustle of our busy lives, it's easy to overlook the simple pleasures and cost-effective alternatives that can enhance our daily routines. Electric bikes have swiftly emerged as a game-changer for commuting, fitness, and lifestyle choices, empowering individuals from all walks of life to rediscover the joy of two-wheeled freedom. In this blog, we delve into the compelling benefits of electric bikes, with a particular focus on Basis, the affordable brand offered by E-Bikes Direct.