Shimano Steps VS Spintech explained

Shimano Steps, SpinTech, hub motors, crank motors. There’s a lot of debate about e-bike drive systems, and the difference they make to your ride. To make sense of it all, we explain the ins and outs of our e-bike technology – and what it really means for you.

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Cycling in the dark

The leaves are falling from the trees, the temperature is rapidly dropping and Christmas is just around the corner! Yes, it’s that time of year where you put the log burner, on curl up in front of a boxset and wait for Winter to blow over. It doesn’t have to be like this though! Just because it’s got darker doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying being active.

Continue reading -> “8 Ways to keep yourself safe while riding in the dark.”
Volt logo in front of Autumn trees

As the British weather gets colder and more people are opting to stay indoors. Sometimes it is easy to forget that some of the most awe-inspiring cycling routes are right outside peoples doorstep. Before you lock the door and wait for Spring to come around, these routes will give you a thrill while also letting you appreciating the amazing Autumn colours.

Continue reading -> “8 Favourite Cycle Routes to Enjoy the British Autumn!”
Kensington in TfL Advert
Kensington in TfL Advert

 

Blink and you might miss it! We are absolutely thrilled to be featured in the new TFL ‘What Matters’ video.

There was a real buzz here at the Volt HQ when we got the call to feature one of our ebikes in the latest Transport For London video. Although the Kensington is only noticeable for a fraction of a second we’re delighted to have contributed to a video that encourages people to use alternative transport! We’re hoping the extended version comes out soon 🙂

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Riley’s Cycles Shop

Located in the historic and idyllic town of Sherborne, Dorset, Riley’s Cycles is a traditional bike shop that always goes the extra mile! Although being a shop with traditional values they’re not afraid to embrace the new and when it comes to electric bikes the staff here fully on board with “e-Revolution” and on hand to answer any questions the public may have on electric bikes. 

But before that, we thought we’d ask them a few questions of our own for our Dealer Spotlight feature…

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Tech Advisor Connect Review

Tech Advisor has built a solid reputation in providing unbiased and uncompromising tech reviews. With their incredible product knowledge built from years of covering the technology industry, we were thrilled to read this 4.5/5 review on our 2020 Connect e-bike! 

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E&T Magazine Interviews James Metcalfe

The IET (Institution of Engineering & Technology) has a long history and a big reputation. So it was with great interest we read Tim Fryer’s experience with our new 2020 Volt Connect.

Continue reading -> “Institution of Engineering & Technology Predicts Big Impact of E-bikes on Society”
Volt Customer Letter
Scanned copy of the card from Volt customer Howard Cheeseman (transcript below)

When is an e-bike not an e-bike? When it’s in Northern Ireland where they’re “officially” classed at an electric motorbike 😮

Over the Summer we received an informative and entertaining note from one of our customers who wanted to ride his Volt Burlington in Northern Ireland. 

Continue reading -> “When is an electric bike not an electric bike?”