Not slowing down after breaking the Guinness World record for the furthest distance travelled on an electric bike in a 12-hour period, Chris Ramsey from Plug In Adventures just finished a new challenge. In an effort to raise funds to help the parents of 6 month old Alice stay with her while she’s treated for a heart condition in London, he jumped back on his trusty Volt Pulse to race a Renault Twizy electric car on a 532-mile race between Aberdeen and the FullyCharged Live show in Silverstone. Although it might seem unlikely for an ebike to beat an electric car on the open road, the Twizy’s top speed of 50 mph and a range of 45 miles helped level the field.

Continue reading -> “The Sustainable Race – Volt Pulse beats Renault electric car on 532-mile race”

When it comes to cycling holidays, the UK’s up there with the best of them. We give you the low-down on where to put your electric bike through its paces this summer.

In the age of cheap air travel, it’s easy to forget that some of the most scenic and awe-inducing cycle routes are right here in the UK. But if you are thinking of swapping the airport check-in for a staycation this summer, turns out you’re not alone. The latest Visit Britain figures show that Brits took 120 million domestic holidays in 2017 (up 1% on the previous year)1. With summer around the corner, there’s never been a better time to get off the beaten track and see what the UK really has to offer.

Continue reading -> “E-biking Britain: The UK’s best cycling holiday destinations”
Volt Bikes are this week's Hard to Please OAPs challenge
Volt Bikes are this week's Hard to Please OAPs challenge

 

This week’s episode of “Hard to Please OAPs” goes to show that not all new technologies are difficult for older generations to take up. The hit ITV show pits eight over 70’s against the latest tech, often giving rise to frustrations, but also pleasant surprises.

Continue reading -> “Electric Bikes win on ITV’s “Hard to Please” challenge”
Older and Wider Podcast discuss Volt

Jenny Eclair and Judith Holder had us in stitches, while we listened to them on this week’s episode of the hilarious podcast Older & Wider, talking about their experiences with Volt bikes.

Continue reading -> “Older and Wider Podcast’s Judith Holder is “obsessed” with her Volt Bike”
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It’s e-bikes vs. public transport in the Volt Commuter Comparison

Delays. Sweltering carriages. Being squashed into someone else’s armpit. Is there a smarter way to commute in the UK’s cities? Looking at cost, time and wellbeing, we pit e-bikes against buses and trains.

Continue reading -> “Ready to transform your commute? Beat the rat race with this £1.24 a day secret”

2019 is proving to be another great year for positive reviews for VOLT. This time the Pulse has received a great scoring from The Guardian, reviewed by Editor Martin Love. It’s fair to say that Love thoroughly enjoyed testing this ebike and went on to say: I liked it so much I was tempted to buy one.” .

Continue reading -> “Which ebike was The Guardian reviewer tempted to buy?”
Girl riding Volt Kensington Light Blue

Our Electric Bikes are generally recognised for their performance and great style. Consistently, the Kensington has been praised for just this and the latest publication to give it a glowing review is Yours Magazine.

Continue reading -> “VOLT Kensington 5 Star review – “I miss it already””
Volt Metro ULEZ

In a bid to reduce emissions in London, the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) launches on April 8th . If you want to find out if your vehicle is affected you can check your number plate here: check your vehicle details.

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Watch Our E-bikes Transform Lives & Businesses

Electric bikes stories by Volt

At Volt, when we sell an ebike, we like to keep in touch with our customers. This is not only to find out how their electric bike is performing and if they are happy with it, but also to learn how they use it. Many have impressive stories to tell. We have heard from people using Volt bikes in the most diverse ways and places, from the Scottish Highlands to central London.

Continue reading -> “Introducing Volt Stories”