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THE BENEFITS OF SWAPPING A SECOND CAR FOR AN E-BIKE

COVID-19 has caused the biggest disruption to travel patterns in living memory. With more people working from home, traffic volumes have dropped between 40 – 70% across Melbourne. It is unclear when a return to ‘normal’ may eventuate. Australia is now suffering through the sharpest economic contraction since the 1930s. During this time of mass disruption, it is worth re-assessing our household transport fleet, to seek ways of lowering costs

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8 Electric Bike Tips for Long Battery Life

If properly looked after, an e-bike battery from a well-respected brand will last a thousand charges or more—that’s three years of riding if you get a week’s use out of each cycle. But if neglected, even the best e-bike battery will degrade and die well before then.   And considering high-quality e-bike batteries don’t come cheap, it’s in your best financial interests to give it plenty of tender love and

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5 REASONS FOR YOU TO BUY A TERN GSD

Families in search of a high-end cargo bike have probably come across the GSD, a heavy load-hauling workhorse from Tern that can completely replace the family sedan. But high-end e-bikes don’t come cheap, so many parents might be left wondering: is it worth the investment? We think so, and we’ve come up with five compelling reasons you should spend your hard-earned cash on this magnificent machine. 1.     It packs plenty

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4 REASONS FOR YOU TO BUY A KALKHOFF ENDEAVOUR 1.B

Looking to make your first foray into the exciting world of e-cycling? Then we highly recommend you check out the Endeavour 1.b from Kalkhoff. This exquisite entry-level e-bike is a hit in Melbourne and around the world for its superior level of comfort, durability, and power—all at a significantly lower cost than similar options on the market. Whether you’re looking for a recreational ride or your everyday commute, here are

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The Tern GSD – Thinks It’s a Car

Transport hassles are some of the most common frustrations of city life. Peak hour congestion, which these days can occur at just about any time, and finding a car park, are just some of the issues that make transport one of the most difficult aspects of city life. The cost of car ownership, including insurance, registration, (not to mention the cost of the car itself!) reduces household budgets that could

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PEDALLING OVER PT: HOW E-BIKING CAN PREVENT THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, an increasing number of people are opting to cycle rather than drive or commute on public transport.  At Velo Cycles, we’ve seen an influx of people prepping their bike for daily use, many saying that they haven’t ridden their bike in a number of years. Our bike monitor readings are through the roof: this week, 6000 more riders went past on the Capital City Trail

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