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The Electric Bike Shop Test Ride

Test Rides

Try An E-Bike today !

We can talk all day about the benefits of electric bikes. Sometimes we do! However, the quickest way to understand just how easy and fun it is to ride an electric bike is to jump on one and have a go.

We strongly advise anyone considering one to take a test ride to confirm their size and that the specification meet their needs, test rides are available on a whole range of models. If you aren't sure which bike is right for you our team will help you choose and you are welcome to take a ride on as many bikes as you want.

Test rides are available from our Bristol, Birmingham, Brentwood, Gloucester, Harrogate, Stroud, Uckfield and Wilmslowstores, if you aren't that sure on which route to take one of our team can accompany you - just ask.

There is no obligation if you take a test ride, we just want to you to experience the power and fun they can offer you. We are confident you will return with a big smile on your face! If you try one then usually you'll want one.

If you’d like to book a test ride in advance you can by giving us a call in Bristol 0117 403 1103, Birmingham 01564 779323, Brentwood 01277 671488, Gloucester 01452 929533 Harrogate 01423 457117Stroud 01453 299171, Uckfield 01825 764695 or Wilmslow 01625 441696 or you can send us an email HERE

To take a test ride we require Photo ID a credit or debit card for security and the signing of a disclaimer for insurance purposes, we also ask you wear a helmet (we can supply one if you don't have one)

Test Ride Frequently Asked Questions.

Do all your stores offer test rides?
Yes you can take a test ride at any of our stores.

Do I need to book in advance?
There is no need to book in advance but if you are coming a fair distance it would be great to know to expect you.

What ID do I need to bring?
Please bring along photo ID and a credit or debit card - we will take a 'swipe' of your card for security.

Do I need to sign anything?
Yes we do ask you sign a disclaimer for insurance purposes.

Do I need to bring a helmet?
We ask that all customers taking a test ride wear a suitable helmet for safety reasons, we can loan you a helmet if you don't have one and have helmet sanitiser available. We can also provide a high vis vest if you would like one.

Can I leave my personal belongings at the shop when I'm taking a test ride
Yes that's not a problem, we will pop your bag or coat behind our counter, any personal belongings however are left at the owners risk.

How many bikes can I test ride?
As many as you like. Most customers we will try between one and three bikes before choosing their favourite, our team will guide you to the most suitable model.

Which bikes can I test ride?
Each of our stores has a good selection of demo bikes to try with different motor types, frame style and sizes.

Will you adjust the bike for me before I ride?
Yes of course, we will adjust the seat to the correct height for you and on certain models the handlebars or stem can be altered we will do this to.

What if I don't know how E-Bikes work?
We will fully explain everything you need to know and take you through the power modes and how to change gear efficiently.

How long can I take on my test ride?
We can advise on the best route to take from the store so you can experience the power on the hills, usually customers find 10-15 minutes riding is all they need. You are welcome to ride a bit further but please let us know before you set off.

Can I take a test ride off road?
Sorry you must remain on tarmac or gravel cycle paths, no mud or grass please!

What if I've not ridden for a while?
One of the team would be happy to accompany you if you feel you would like some company and support.

Can I test ride as a couple or with a friend?
Of course pictured below are Alex and Martin setting off on their test ride together, you could always swap bikes half way round too!

Test Ride An Electric Bike


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