Independent's 10 best electric bikes

Like much of the British Press, The Independent has shown a keen interest in Volt over the years and have often shared their love for our ebikes through a number of reviews and articles. This is something we never take for granted, so it’s great to see that even in a burgeoning, and increasingly competitive market, our bikes are not only still holding their own but wowing all those who ride them! 

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Independent Metro Review

The Independent’s Sean O’Grady seems more comfortable around enormous cars, but for a few days he parked his fuel guzzlers and tried out the Volt Metro. Like many, Sean was a little sceptical at first but also like many he ended up having “enormous fun“!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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