Electric Bike Buying Guide | Halfords UK

Electric Bike Buying Guide | Halfords UK


At Halfords, we stock a variety of e bikes.
Electrically power assisted bicycles making cycling slightly less tiring. With
the price ranging from £600 to over £2000, we have quite the selection. Let’s
begin with our electric hybrid bikes; this one being the Carrera Crossfire-E.
This bike comes equipped with a 417 watt hour battery that can power up to 60
miles of pedalling on a single charge. Allowing you to keep up with your speedy
friends or kids. The battery pack is removable for convenience and security
you don’t have to bring the whole bike inside to charge i. The motor helps you
as you pedal but you can choose how strong the assistance is, choose a lower
mode for more exercise and a higher mode for more power. The Carrera Crossfire has
many great features including a digital display on the handlebar which relays
information like speed and mileage and allows you to control the assistance
levels from the motor. If you’re more of a mountain biker then the Carrera Vulcan
e bike is for you. With it’s carefully balanced weight distribution and grippy
650b tyres, give you the ultimate control on those tricky trails. For the city
commuters we have our folding e bikes, like this Carrera Crosscity-E that allows
you to travel to work easily. Perfect for arriving to work at a fraction of the
time without breaking a sweat. It’s folding frame means the bike is
extremely compact and easy to store and if you decide not to ride it could be
taken on most public transport without booking in advance. If versatility
is what you’re after perhaps the Carrera Crosspath-E
electric hybrid bike is your perfect ride. It combines all the best elements
from both road and mountain bikes and features a step-through frame, making it easy to
get on and off. Halfords e bikes aren’t disguised motorbikes to conform with UK
law. There are no throttles and the motor assistance cuts out above 15.5 miles per hour, which is a common average speed for a fit cyclist. So after
that it’s all up to you and your legs. The best way to get a feel for these
bikes is to visit a store and take a free 30 minute test ride, you’ll be
amazed how much fun they are. If you want to delve deeper, head online where you
can see our full range and book a 48 hour e bike trail. If you’d like more
information on e bikes, pop in store where a member of the team will be happy
to help or to see our full an e bike range, head over to the Halfords website.