Swift:  Folder

Swift: Folder

The Swift Folder is a bike that’s solid, fast, and can fold up in ten seconds flat.  One that inspires confidence on the road, slips effortlessly onto crowded trains and escalators at a moment’s notice, and packs neatly into a shoulder bag to follow you to the ends of the earth. It’s strong and sensible, adjustable to fit almost anyone, made to order and built to last.  Eight-speed internal gears are smooth, don’t get caught up in your clothes and are ideal for commuting throughout London.  It has already attracted something of a cult following across the pond. How to… Read more →

LEFTFIELDBIKES

Leftfield Bikes: Riding, Re-invented Whatever your requirements may be, we deliver all bikes in person to your home or office, then tune them with you to match your individual riding style and comfort free of charge. We will also design and build your dream machine, entirely bespoke. Whatever your request, do get in touch! Why Choose Us? Free delivery to your home or office # Free, personalised set-up of all bikes Free first service Free and impartial bike buying advice Mobile mechanics, to keep your bike in perfect working order Kona: Gnarly Gravel Bikes Like to ride hard and fast,… Read more →

‘One-Click’ Cycle to Work Scheme

Wouldn’t it be nice to get a new bike with just one click? We thought so too! ‘One-Click’ Cycle to Work Scheme ©: How do I access it? 1, Select your Provider in our Checkout As of June 2019 the limit is now set by your Employer, so you can assign more than £1,000 and choose virtually every single bike and accessory we offer – including both electric bikes and electric cargo bikes! You must be in full time employment and your annual salary must be at least £1 more than the current UK Minimum Wage plus the amount you… Read more →

Transport

Electric Bikes: It’s not Cheating, it’s Transport A bicycle used for the sole purpose of getting from A-B, is ‘Transport’. Priorities include an upright riding position, day-to-day practicality and suitable pricing. These models are destined to spend a lot of time chained up in public areas. Reliability is crucial and this includes relying on the bike to be wherever you leave it, 100% of the time. The electric bicycle has finally come of age. Battery technology is now truly affordable and ‘Pedelecs’ are a pleasure to go considerable distances on without breaking a sweat. As you pedal, they contribute a… Read more →

Electric Bikes: It’s not Cheating, it’s Transport.

Steve McQueen owned the predecessor of our 2012 Pininfarina-designed Velosolex. Before the tyres were even pumped-up on our new ‘pedelec‘, two road racers appeared. One observed that it was electric and the other, that it was cheating… and so began the debate: are electric bicycles ‘cheating’? For those unfamiliar with the term, a pedelec is a bicycle with regular pedals plus a battery and motor. As you pedal, the motor adds a little assistance. When you stop pedalling, the assistance stops. It won’t drive on battery power alone: you have to make the effort to reap the rewards. They don’t… Read more →