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29 September 2017

Batteries, motors and range

How far can you ride an electric bike before recharging? This is one of the most frequently asked questions about e-bikes and there’s no single answer. The battery stores energy which can do a certain amount of work, and how quickly the energy gets used up depends on how hard the motor is working. The…

23 June 2017

QWIC electric bikes – awards and reviews

There are a lot of great reviews of QWIC e-bikes but they are unlikely to show up in your searches as they are in Dutch and German – QWIC is most successful in the big continental European cycling countries, picking up awards there as well. Here are some excerpts from reviews. There are links to the…

Two NSL traffic parking officers riding electric bikes

8 May 2017

Kensington & Chelsea traffic wardens rate their QWIC electric bikes

The London borough is leading the way in the fight against air pollution by showing how e-bikes can be incorporated into commercial fleets. And the benefits aren’t just green, as our interview with the council’s service provider shows… What are the benefits of switching to electric bikes for parking enforcement? With us it’s obviously the cost, with…

Side view QWIC FN7.1 electric bike in brushed aluminium finish

31 March 2017

Spring sales on QWIC electric bikes

Great sale offers on QWIC electric bikes as spring brings easy riding   QWIC has dropped the price on its two best selling e-bike models: the super popular FN7.1 (the sale price of £1,595 saving you £400) and the compact folder C-FN7 (the same sale price of £1,595 saving you £300). Both are superbly built bikes and way better than…

An engineer working in QWIC Electric Bikes' workshop

21 March 2017

What drives QWIC Electric Bikes

QWIC is a relatively new name in the UK but not in continental Europe, where their bikes are hugely popular. Here’s some background on the company. Dutch manufacturer QWIC Electric Bikes aims to raise the standards of electric bikes to the level where people see them as a serious alternative to the car. “We dream of towns without cars,” says…