Why Should One Buy an Electric Bicycle from Philly Electric Wheels?

You've come to the decision to buy an electric bicycle. Through rigorous research or perhaps a flash of insight, you have decided that an ebike will meet your needs and desires. Great! But what now? How will you make the purchase? How will you purchase your ebike such that you are happy, confident, and satisfied? … Continue reading Why Should One Buy an Electric Bicycle from Philly Electric Wheels?

Stromer ST1 “Buy it if: you’re looking to speed up your commute – and have fun along the way” says Bicycling- Buyers Guide 2013

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

Electric Mountain Bikes at PHEW!

Joy! Spring is coming and we have in stock now at Philly Electric Wheels, (PHEW!) new electric mountain bikes from Spanish manufacturer Beistegui Hermanos. Beistegui Hermanos (BH) is a historic Spanish bicycle manufacturer known for their quality and we are excited to stock their Easy Motion electric bicycles. The high quality and keen design of … Continue reading Electric Mountain Bikes at PHEW!

A Small Glossary of E-Bike Terms

Electric bikes aren't all that complicated, but there are some terms that you should be familiar with to be an educated e-bike shopper or owner. Here are a few common terms that get tossed around frequently when talking about e-bikes. Standard Frame refers to bikes that have the traditional frame shape with a high top … Continue reading A Small Glossary of E-Bike Terms

Our take on the bicycle tractor-trailer

Bike trailers are a great way to add a lot of cargo capacity to your bike. There are a bunch of good trailers out there that are designed for carrying kids, pets or just about anything you can fit on them. Companies like Burley and BoB are the leaders in quality compact trailers that make … Continue reading Our take on the bicycle tractor-trailer

Finding an Electric Bike: Basics

If you're looking to get an electric bike, it's a good idea to get familiar with some of the different types of e-bikes out there. I'm going to leave discussion of the technical details of electric motor systems for another time and focus on the general categories of bikes that we offer. When you're considering … Continue reading Finding an Electric Bike: Basics