• Trek Rail 9 (2021)

    Trek’s Rail was introduced for the 2020 season along with the Bosch Performance CX Gen 4 motor. This enabled a more aggressive and modern geometry (compared to Powerfly LT) and

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  • The Beginners Guide to Buying an eMTB

    Outside of the main cities, eMTB is the hottest ticket in ebikes. If your goal is to be able to go up any mountain in sight (Queenstown), ride longer and

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  • Choosing an e-bike – Buyers Guide

    Your first e-bike is a big investment. Someone will probably say: “But you could have bought a car for that money!” So it’s worth getting it right. Also see “You

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Quick Ride: Pedego Electric Bike

Being overtaken by a bright orange Pedego when commuting on my road bike was one of my primary motivations to switching to an ebike for commuting.

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BH e-motion Evo 27.5

I rode this bike in Hamilton where ElectricMeg and I were working at the Mercury try an ebike days. Bikes International distribute a range of BH bikes mostly through the Bike Barn chain and Waikato/Online retailer Evolution Cycles. They are all geared rear hub designs and mostly with a battery integrated into the down tube. Painted in yellow for Mercury

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Mercury Hamilton Promo weekend

ElectricMeg and I spent the weekend in Hamilton as part of a promo that Mercury is doing around ebikes. The idea is to promote electric bikes as a good thing to do with electricity. I agree with that! Mercury has bought 20 ebikes – Smartmotion eCity and various BH bikes and are running events around the region so that people

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