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Pedelecs, also known as e-bikes or power-assisted cycles, are normal bikes fitted with a battery powering a motor, which will assist your own pedalling efforts up 15.5mph. As their popularity has grown, so has market in the UK and with that, the different options that can now be purchased. Crank/mid-drive vs hub motor, folding electric bikes for easy storage, smaller wheels for manoeuvrability round town or e-MTBs for trails at the weekend? If you’re looking to find the answers to those questions and more, you’ll find more information in our guides and on our forum.
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Due to popularity, £100k of funding to encourage take up e-cycling in Guernsey has been exhausted within a month of the initiative's launch.
Launched on 3rd April, the scheme offered purchasers 25% off electric cycles (up to a maximum of £375 per e-bike) as part of a wider scheme to encourage islanders to switch to 'greener' transport.
Since then, a total of 366 e-bikes have been bought as part of the scheme. The most popular brands were Raleigh, Scott and Wisper,... Read more