Best Electric Bike for Every City in Australia
Electric bikes are the fastest growing category in the bike world and our customers love them right across the country. They make riding easier and more fun, whether you want to travel longer with less effort on your commute or get to the top of the trails with ease - there is an e-bike for you and your city.
It may be known as the river city but Brisbane is full of quality trails from Bunyaville in the north, Mt Coot-Tha to the west and Daisy Hill to the south, ensuring that you have a range of options close to home. The Merida eOne Sixty Electric Mountain Bike will be right at home on trails whether you’re a beginner or an expert. It packs 160mm of trail eating travel on the front and back, equipped with advanced Shimano STePS e-bike technology to do all of the hard work so that you can enjoy the fun parts of mountain biking.
Mt Coot-tha has an extensive range of trails just 15 minutes drive from the CBD. All up there are 31km of multi purpose trails and 23.5km of mountain bike trails, perfect for a quick session after work. Trails vary in difficulty from the 2.2km Rocket Frog Trail which is best for beginners to the Pipeline trails which is best for experienced riders with its 180 degree wall-ride berm, log rollovers and large drop-offs.
Located in Albany Creek, just north of the city, Bunyaville has a 22km network of trails. Most people park at the Jinker Track and head off into the trails which are best suited to intermediate or advanced riders as there is some challenging terrain. Some standout trails include Wayne’s World and Creek Track for the riders that really want to enjoy the best mountain biking has to offer
Sydney is developing its expansive bikeway network to meet the needs of the commuter with a host of long bike paths adjacent to highways such as the Westlink M7 and M5. These bike paths may not be the most scenic, but when you're beating rush hour you’ll love these long stretches of uninterrupted bike path for the simple and easy speed. You’ll want to hit these flat and smooth paths with some serious speed on a bike like the VelectriX Urban Electric Hybrid Bike which is built to thrive in the urban environments with its balance of speed and comfort. The 250W rear hub motor will give you all of the power you need with a range of up to 50km and a recharge time of only 3-4 hours.
Home of the Tour Down Under, Adelaide has come along in leaps and bounds as a cycling hotspot, with everything from trails to pristine bike paths for commuting. With such good infrastructure and a host of adventures at your fingertips in the Adelaide Hills, a touring electric bike is at home. Given the German history in the city of churches it makes sense to look no further than the German designed Cube Touring Electric Hybrid Bike which fuses capability with a comfortable design and a range of racks,mounts and guards included which means that these bikes are ready to go from day dot.
Just like Sydney, you’ll want to beat the traffic on an electric bike as you trek in from the outer suburbs and what could be more Melbourne than the Merida eSpresso Electric Hybrid Bike. From cruising along the Yarra on the Capital City Trail, to riding along the Kororoit Creek Trail or Merri Creek Trail as you go from A to B, the Merida eSpresso e-bike will have you covered. Combining comfortable geometry with the option for a step through frame, the eSpresso matches Shimano STePS E-Bike components and comfortable wide tyres with a capable design for the city minded rider. With a range of models suited to the city or those that might head slightly off-road, there is an option in the eSpresso range for every ride.
With bike paths stretched along the coast it’s hard to go past a beachside cruise on the Gold Coast. With over 2400km of dedicated bike paths you’ll easily be able to make your way to the beach and ride along the picturesque setting from Runaway Bay south to Burleigh Heads and all the way down to Coolangatta or Tweed Heads. There are a combination of side streets, footpaths and bike paths along the beach so you’ll want a relaxed ride and an electric cruiser bike is the perfect option. The XDS E-Conic combines that chilled out Gold Coast style with a reliable e-bike drive unit so that you can coast along in comfort. It even comes with a basket and a handy walk assist mode which helps take some of the weight off if you need to walk your bike home. The E-Conic is one of our best selling e-bikes and for good reason, it is just so practical, comfortable and cool - perfect for the coast.
Another city famed for its beaches from Scarborough to Cottesloe you’ll want a chilled out ride to take you around this city with its relaxed vibe. The Norco Scene VLT is a chilled out e-bike which is big on style and comfort for someone that wants a quality bike. With its lightweight alloy frame, wider bars, upright geometry and clever use of a dropper post so that you can put your feet on the ground in an instant, this is a serious bike built to be relaxed in the modern world. If beaches aren't your thing this bike is also a great commuter and especially comfortable if you’re cruising arounds Kings Park or along the Swan River.