At Gears, we’ve been delving into the e-Bike market for several years and we’ve seen the incredible joy and fun they bring to those who “discover” what this technology has to offer. They have become a great equalizer on many fronts, and beyond that, they have brought the adventures of cycling to a new type … Continue reading Test Ride: Cannondale Synapse NEO, a great equalizer on the road.
Written by Derry Bunting (Gears Oakville) I recently had the opportunity to ride the BH Easy Motion Rebel Gravel-X eBike from our Oakville shop home to Mississauga and back again on my 24 kilometre daily commute! I couldn’t be more excited about this bike! The Rebel Gravel X is a High Performance Electric Pedal Assist … Continue reading Review: BH Easy Motion Rebel Gravel-X
By Louisa Mursell, Executive Director, Ontario By Bike Editor's Note: Originally published in the 2018 Cycling in Ontario / Le vélo en Ontario guide. View online version at http://www.ontariobybike.ca/2018 E-bikes make you look. Whether you notice as they whiz by you on your push pedals or you’re an innocent bystander noting something just isn’t right with … Continue reading The E-Bike Challenge and Sweet Reward
We recently came across this cool and inspiring video about eBikes posted by the "roadie" folks at GCN. (Global Cycling Network). Traditionally, very road-centric, these guys live and breath road-bikes... but are also open and very willing to look at new technologies and opportunities. Tested by two very fit “fast and skinny” roadies whom are both … Continue reading Roadies on eBikes… yeah, its happening!
Just a quick "plug" today to let our readers know that Easy Motion is offering a $200 Factory Rebate on their eBikes sold between now and January 1, 2018. Gears Bike Shop is proud to be an exclusive dealer for Easy Motion bikes in the GTA. And in the coming days, we're expecting an influx … Continue reading Easy Motion – Factory Rebate Offer
Ever had your bike stolen? Chance are if you’ve been living in Toronto for any length of time and have owned a bicycle, you may have answered yes. Speaking personally, with well over 25 years of riding a bike in the city I’ve been very lucky have never had one of my bikes stolen. Optimistic … Continue reading Lock it… or lose it.
By Henry Gold, Founder of TDA Global Cycling “Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius “It is not a donkey and it is not horse. Maybe it’s a mule.” – Gizaw Shibru, Bamboo Road e-bike tester It was 25 years ago when I attended a bicycle show in Taiwan and came … Continue reading “It is not a donkey and it is not horse. Maybe it’s a mule.”
It is next to impossible to explain how an electric pedal assist bike works so that someone who has never ridden an e-bike would actually understand. The solution is simple: Take a Free Test Ride! Quality retail establishments like Gears, have a large selection of ebikes to choose from and a team of professionals who … Continue reading Test Rides are Free! (And a test ride will change your life!)