Currie Tech is one of the first companies to bring to market electric bicycles and scooters, now more than 15 years ago. Currie is also one of the largest suppliers of electric bikes in North America. At $599, the Currie E-Zip Trailz sets the standard for opening price point in electric-assist bikes. The TrailZ is … Continue reading E-Zip Trailz sets the standard for opening price point in electric bicycles
What is new with Stromer ST1 (2013 model) Since early last September there have been rumors about the 2013 Stromer ST1 electric bike. Searching magazines, the internet and our contacts for more about this bike, all we could tell when inquired about this bike was based on our one test ride of a pre-production ST1 … Continue reading Come and test ride Stromer ST1 Elite at our store
You can read about Stromer ST1 in Buyer's Guide 2013 issue of Bicycle magazine, where Brad Ford test rides the Stromer ST 1 Platinum. Also, if you go to the last page of this issue you will see Philly Electric Wheels mentioned as a full service electric bike shop dedicated to electric bicycles. You can … Continue reading Stromer ST1 “Buy it if: you’re looking to speed up your commute – and have fun along the way” says Bicycling- Buyers Guide 2013
After months of waiting for it, we finally received a BH Easy Motion Jumber. The moment it came out of the box, we were in love... with this good looking bike with nice curves and a great color contrast. It was even a pleasure to assemble it, says Zachary. Returning from his first test ride … Continue reading Easy Emotion Neo e-bikes= Quality + Reliability + Dependability + Innovation + Value
Dear PHEW! What can you tell me about three-wheeled bicycles? I'm 60+ years old and would like to take up recreational bike riding but don't trust myself on a bicycle. Shakily, a Bicycle Challenged Person Dear Bicycle Challenged Person, Three-wheeled bicycles -- also known as trikes or adult tricycles -- are a great cycling option … Continue reading Adult tricycles (trikes) for baby boomers and beyond @ PHEW!
It's the last day of January and it is 62 degrees outside. But wait... temperatures are expected to drop again tonight, so my thoughts turn to... gloves. A recent shipment of cycling gloves is here, offering winter,all-season and summer gloves, including the Softshell Lobster from Pearl Zumi, shown here. We invite you to come try … Continue reading ‘Tis the season for Softshell Lobsters…
So it is winter here in Philadelphia. I recall the first winter when we opened our store in 2009. We had lots of snow, it started in November and we had snow every week. I have to look for those pictures, but here are a few pictures from today's snow at our Sprague Street location.
With the shop closed for 15 days, we hunkered down and counted our year-end inventory, amazing even ourselves with the variety of components in stock to repair electric bikes. For the new year, our goal is to be able to fix almost any electric bike within 7 business days. Found were kits to convert 'most … Continue reading a belated Happy New Year to all
I've been following BH E-Motion's e-bikes for several years. In the US, BH E-Motion is well known for their fitness equipment. In Europe they're also known for their e-bikes, which have 4 types of technology. NEO RDS (Rear Drive System) Technology BOSCH IBS (Integrated Bottom Bracket System) Technology PANASONIC IBS (Integrated Bottom Bracket System) Technology … Continue reading BH Easy Motion electric bikes
An EVELO electric bike arrived at our store on Tuesday, looking like our FedEx team had been test dropping the box! Though the battery casing was cracked open, we were impressed with how easy it was to assemble the bike. Taking the opportunity of the cracked case, we ended up taking it apart and examining … Continue reading 9 days left to test EVELO Aurora at Philly Electric Wheels