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Leftfield Bikes: Riding, Re-invented We’re busy preparing new bicycles, plus our new spot,
The brands on offer at Leftfield Bikes are listed on this page in alphabetic order. Click for our recommendations for items best suited to riding in London and the Home Counties. If you are looking for something which isn’t visible on our website, contact us and we’ll arrange it for you: whilst there are over 50,000 items available to us, we only display a limited selection on our website. Abus Locks/Bags Airwheel Ass Saver Mudguard Babboe Family Bikes Bakfiets Bosch AVE Electric Bikes Bud Brake ABS CatEye Centaur Cargo Bikes Chike Dainese Ducati Bicycles Ducati EMX Electric MTB Furo GoCycle… Read more →
Recreational bikes vary enormously. At one end of the spectrum is the first simple bike which turned you into a cyclist and you can leave chained up occasionally. At the other, ultralight carbon specials costing many thousands of pounds. These bikes are the ones you take out for a ride, but don’t leave unattended. Scroll down to find the type of riding you enjoy most, then follow the associated links to see the ranges on offer. Whilst we have included our recommendations for riding in London and the Home Counties, we can also order-in any bicycle you have seen elsewhere (or… Read more →
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 →
Dom Joly on the YikeBike Carbon for O2 Guru TV Unlocked, 26th of June 2013. We were contacted by advertising agency VCCP to feature the YikeBike in a new campaign for O2 Gurus which went live this morning. Following a brief introduction to the YikeBike’s throttle control and correct seating position, Dom rode off immediately! “Look at me! WOOHOO! This is the future! Bikes are so old skool!” Dom Joly. Although it’s not in the frame (at 1:58), when he says to the cyclist that bicycles are ‘so last week buddy’, he’s riding one-handed with his left hand covering a… Read more →
Our local newspaper The Newham Recorder, Docklands and East London Advertiser featured the YikeBike as part of their Sixofthebest article on ‘Freewheeling’ (06/03/2013 digital edition). To read the full article, click here. There’s an advertising segment before the main page is revealed.
Try before you buy: Several bikes will be available at The Gadget Show Live 2012’s Test Track! * Terms and Conditions apply. All participants must be aged 18 or older. We will be bringing a variety of demonstrator bicycles to The Gadget Show Live 2012’s Test Track! All bikes will be safety checked before demonstrations and access is on a first come, first served basis. The amount of time each person gets to try out a bike will vary depending on the queue. Manufacturer’s guidelines will also be in place, as not all bikes are suitable for all riders. Several… Read more →