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Freedom on an ebike

I'm worn out after walking 100 metres and need to rest so I don't really ever go more than 100m from where ever I can park my car. I had a quick ride on a friend's ebike and it was suddenly like a new freedom so I bought a folding ebike for me and the wife.

It is so easy to ride, I can pedal along on the flat for quite a away but as soon as I get tired I can turn on the electric assistance and the battery takes over.

On a hill switch the power on and you soon along with no effort. So the great thing is I can go places I haven't been for years, it's gets me out in the fresh air and I get quite a bit of excersize riding it.

It folds up so we can put the bikes in the car and drive out and have a ride, we had a great ride around the Olympic rowing lake near Windsor which is about 5KM to go all the way round it.

So far it has 95KM on the clock and I look forward to having a ride, thought I would share this with you all as I had never thought about an ebike before.

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What a great solution Perce. Thanks for sharing. :)

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Sounds absolutely wonderful.

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It does sound great and well done. I have been thinking of getting an e-bike but I live in a very hilly place with some very steep hills and don't know whether a folding bike would get up them. It would have to be folding because of storage space.

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That sounds like a great idea Perce and it’s good that you can get out and about now.

Enjoy your new found freedom. Xxxxx

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Thinking of getting a fold up scooter next!

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Hi Perce can you message information on where you got your bike from please iv been looking at them for a while and haven't quite decided as yet to have one ....good luck with yours and wishing you many outings xxx

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mate.bike

Really pleased with the quality and performance of the Mate bike.

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Fabulous! xx Moy

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Fabulous! xx Moy

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Hi Perce, yep, I did just the same and it's opened up a whole new world for me too. I splashed out for one, not cheap but well worth it, also purchased a second battery. The one I bought is here : -

bicycles4u.com/collections/...

It's shaft drive so no dirty and problem chain, battery fits into the down tube.

Terry.

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That looks pretty good!

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It's a great little bike, and I'm fully satisfied with it.

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Wow, just the job if you have the odd £4k hanging around. No good for me as there's no where to carry my O2 tanker and need at least 4 wheels for stability.

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