TL:DR - Looking for an electric bike shop in Durham? Read on...
Durham is a glorious city to explore on a bike. Having the addition of battery assistance will mean that you not only cover more miles, but you can easily avoid the hassle of public transport. If you're looking to buy electric bikes in Durham, then this guide is for you.
TFL’s report found that there were record numbers of cyclists in the city. Some weekends, cycling was up 200% from the previous year. With cycling being such a popular activity in Durham, you know that you will not be short of cycle paths and will be alongside drivers who are used to accommodating cyclists.
Where to shop for electric bikes in Durham?
First up, you can of course buy electric bikes online with us. We deliver all of our bikes to Durham. That includes the following boroughs and beyond:
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Durham, England
- Willington, County Durham
Why us as your Durham Electric Bike Shop?
Yes we are primarily online, but we offer two things that most brick and mortar stores can't offer and match two things they can.
1. We have the luxury of a huge range of bikes shipped to Durham postcodes from our HQ. This gives us more room to stock more bikes than a local bike shop in Durham. We give you more choice
2. Because of our nationwide sales, we are able to be extremely competitive and price match EVERYONE. We will save you money.
And those things that a local shop in Durham can offer, that we can match too?
1. We have a live web-chat run by cycling fans so we can offer that local shop customer service from the comfort of your own home. How easy is that?
2. You can even try before you buy. So while you're in Durham and we are online, we can still offer you that option too. See, same as a bike shop in Durham.
Where To Ride An Electric Bike in Durham?
You can ride your bike in Durham on your daily commute. You can also take it on a scenic ride past Joint Stocks Route, across Cold Knuckles Connection, past Durham City North - Finchale Priory NCN Cycle Route 14 and Bike Loop from Hamsterley.
You might even explore some of the cycle paths in Durham’s parks. Cruise leisurely around Hardwick Park, Cycling and Horse Riding Routes or Derwenthaugh Country Park and stop off for a quick coffee at one of the nearby cafes.
The possible places to ride your electric bike in Durham are endless. Take it on the road or on the cycle paths and really explore the city. You’ll be surprised how much more of the city you see on a bike rather than underground on a tube or on a crowded bus.
What electric bike in Durham is best?
The bike you choose for riding in Durham will depend on the type of riding you will mostly be doing. If you are taking your bike on the tube or train and cycling to the office then you will need one that easily folds or is compact. If you live in Durham and are using the bike during leisure time then you would be best with an e-road bike or an e-step through bike.
Durham Bike Inspo
If you want to know our current top pick for an electric bike for Durham, the Lectro E-MTB is a great all around option for under £1000. We cover it in our best guide above.
Can you ride bikes in Durham parks?
Some parks in Durham don’t allow cyclists. Hardwick Park however is very cycling friendly. Before you take your bike through one of Durham’s parks make sure you observe any signs.
Are electric bikes legal in Durham?
Legally, you can ride your ebike on the road, cycle paths and anywhere you can ride a standard bike. You just need to make sure you are not using the motor to propel you faster than 15.5 mph.
What electric bikes Durham?
At Electric Rider we stock lots of different options for ebike. We have foldable bikes, shopper style, step through and road bikes. Our range includes a selection of different motor and battery sizes to suit your needs.
We sell the brands we know, love and trust. Brands include Dawes Cycles, ARCC, KNAAP Bikes, Lectro, BMC, Cyclotricity, Roodog, Segway and so many more.
We also stock e-scooters, e-unicycles, e-mopeds and e-motorbikes as well as all the accessories you could need for a safe, secure and comfortable ride.