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    For Sale Panasonic 26 volt Mid Drive Spares.

    If anybody is still riding an e bike with the Panasonic 26 Volt mid drive motor, I have two spares. One unused motor sprocket and one used jockey wheel assembly. Free to collect from Winlaton Mill, 6 miles from Newcastle. Alternatively £3.50 posted.
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    For Sale Panasonic 26 Volt Batteries and Charger

    I have sadly had to scrap my Raleigh Dover e bike. I now have two batteries for the Panasonic 26 volt crank drive system. One is 10aH and the other 18Ah. All 5 lights on when charged for both batteries. The larger one has a broken carry handle but this does not affect performance. Also an...
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    Replacement For Shimano STEPS Charger

    My charger for E6000 Shimano STEPS battery has stopped working. Looking on line, I see the new chargers have a smaller battery connector, not compatible with the old one. Worse still, the adaptor costs almost £40, incredible for a small plastic and metal item. The obvious question is, can I...
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    Full Throttle Folding E Bike....,Any Suggestions |?

    A friend suffers from ME and is largely house bound. She would certainly benefit from a small folding e bike with full power on throttle. As she lives in a flat, it has to be stored on the ground floor in a small communal area. I know current regulations do not permit this full power throttle...
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    Orbea Gain Reductions at Cycle Republic

    I passed their shop today at Gateshead Metrocentre. All 3 current 2019 Orbea Gain models reduced. The bright orange basic model with cable disc brakes and entry shimano groupset, Claris I think is around £1,450 now. The Tiagra equipped one with hydraulic disc brakes is now £1,999, saving £300...
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    Kalkhoff Agattu Belt Drive Chainring Loose-Which Tool to use ?

    I have the Agattu Belt drive model. Has worked very well until this weekend. Suddenly a "Clacking " noise appeared. Only under assist, not when motor turned off. yes sounds like a motor problem I know. But two opinions from Evans Bike mechanics. One thought a motor problem. Then another noticed...
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    The Morpeth Electric Bicycle Company

    I found this shop yesterday during a visit to Morpeth. It is tucked away up a little alleyway. The first floor is the E bike shop, it ONLY sells e bikes. There is a very good range of bikes by Raleigh, Lapierre and Haibike. Only one hub motor one left at £699, A Raleigh. All the others are...
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    For Sale Gazelle Orange CX 2018 Large frame Less than 550 miles

    Here is a good example, less than 550 miles from new. Purchased from Newcastle Cycle Centre on 7 February 2018. Cost £2,600 I have the original receipt. Well equipped bike, with mudguards, powerful lights powered from main battery, Magura hydraulic rim brakes, pannier rack and stand. Nu Vinci...
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    Rear Wheel With Shimano Nexus 8 Speed Hub and Coaster Brake

    Virtually unused example. Taken off a KTM new bike, less than 25 miles in use. My elderly friend just could not get used to the back pedal action, coaster brake, so popular elsewhere in Europe. There are 36 stainless steel spokes in an Ambrosio rim, size marked 28 inch and 622x19. There is no...
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    Shimano Hub Gears With Electronic Shifting-Adjustment Possible ?

    Dear forum members, I have the excellent KTM Ventura e bike. A few years old now. It has the 8 speed Shimano Nexus hub gearing with electronic shifting. I am familiar with the manual version of the hub, having used it on other e bikes before. The manual version has an indicator which allows...
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    Brompton Electric Now In Newcastle

    Cotswold Outdoor shop in Northumberland Street now have a Brompton Electric demo bike. It is the 6 speed version with M bars. To have a trial for 30 minutes ! . You leave your debit card and a £1 payment will be taken. If the bike is not returned, you pay £2,600 the full cost. I assume you...
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    Free Tyres To Collect

    I have a pair of Swalbe Smart Sam 29x2.6 inch tyres. Originally Fitted to a Cube Reaction 500 Race, bought new in September 2017. Had puncture problems and to be honest found these very hard to remove and tubes were being nipped when I put them back on. Then went tubeless using Maxiss 29x 2.4...
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    Spare Key For Dahon Jetstream Buyer From The Past.....

    Probably over a year ago now, I sold a Dahon Jetsream with electric conversion to a gentleman in the south of England. His Son and Daughter in law or perhaps Daughter and Son in law came from Leeds to collect the bike. I have just found the spare key for the rack battery lock. If the buyer...
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    Specialized Smart Sam 29x2.6 inch tyres and One tube

    As fitted to my Cube Reaction Race 500, bought new in September 2017. I found them difficult to remove for puncture repairs. Now gone tubeless. Very little tread wear. If anybody can use them, I will sell for £10 the lot, collected from Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne, NE21 6SD.
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    Kalkhoff Agattu 2017 55cm Step Through

    Bought new in April 2017 (have receipt) cost £1,450. Original 11Ah 36 v battery replaced with 17Ah version, a £400 upgrade, see 50 cycles website to confirm this. Owner was 87 and never took bike off road. Always kept indoors and battery topped up after every ride. Only 360 miles on clock...
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    Cube Reaction Race 500 Puncture Issues and Limited Tyre Choice

    My 4 month old Cube is very good in most respects, bar one. I ride mainly on local cycle ways, poorly maintained (Gateshead) and have had 2 punctures front and back. Removing the Swalbe Smart Sam 29 x2.6 tyres to remove the tubes is very difficult. The tyre beads seem almost welded to the rims...
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    Evans Metrocentre Gateshead Improved E Bike Range

    A visit last week, reveals a greatly increased range of E bikes. Many from Trek, also Specialized, 3 Cube Reaction Hybrids, Ebco, Raleigh and their own brand Pinnacle with the Shimano STEPS system. The TREK models have a 48 hour trial offer, payment of £50 required. I found the staff very...
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    Raleigh Dover De Luxe

    New in June 2010, then cost £1,550. Crossbar aluminium alloy frame, 53cm. Proven Panasonic 26v crank drive system, battery replaced about 3 years ago for 12Ah version. Little used, as I have an 18Ah battery which I use on 2 Panasonic system bikes. Battery shows 5 lights on charging. Upgraded...
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    Cube Reaction Hybrid Race 500 2018 Frame Number ?

    Hello Everybody, After years of pondering, I finally bought the above bike from Evans yesterday. Everything looks fine, as you would expect on a £2,400 new bike. I want to record the frame serial number but I cannot see where it is. Evans mechanic said it is on a small sticker on the crank...
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    Dahon Impulse 24 Speed Folder For Conversion ?

    Unusual for a folder, this has 24 speed SRAM Dual Drive gears. This system combines a 3 speed hub with an 8 speed derraillier, all easily operated from a single handlebar shifter unit. Aluminium frame, 20 inch wheels with Swalbe Big Apple tyres. Mudguards, folding pedals, alloy pannier rack and...