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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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Market figures just released by RAI show the first increase in the volume of new bicycles sold in the Netherlands since 2007.
With 957,000 units sold overall, sales of new cycles during 2017 are up 3.2% on the previous year.
Of that total, 294,000 were electric bikes - a market share of almost 1 in 3 of new cycles purchased - and up 8.7% compared to 2016.
While the average price of an ordinary cycle stood at â¬608 in 2017, the average... Read more