The Wind Runner Returns!

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For those of you who have been following us here at Ashland Electric Bikes, the Wind Runner was the flagship urban e-bike of the line for the past few years. They were built on a classic bicycle frame that was available in very limited quantities. I thought my source had disappeared, but it turns out that I have access to a few more of these bikes after all! So, once again I can offer this incredible e-bike to a discerning few customers.

These bikes include my best quality 400 watt geared motor and a host of quality components and accessories. These two are available with either a 36 volt or a 48 volt LiFePo4 battery system. These batteries are rated for double the lifespan of all the other production bike batteries I offer in the shop. At 36 volts it matches the power and speed of its closest comparable bike – the Pathfinder ST – with the addition of a much more sport performance oriented platform. At 48 volts it becomes an urban-rocket-ship-on-two-wheels that surpasses all the other on-road bikes in terms of power and speed.

If you’re looking for a nimble, quick responding ride that matches the performance characteristics of a high priced mountain bike but is outfitted to conquer the urban environment instead, this may be the bike for you!

August Sale Bikes

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I’ve got lots of new bikes scheduled for delivery in the next few weeks and I’m out of space in the shop. These two big bikes have got to go!

This Sun Biscayne Tandem Electric Bike is a ton of fun for two! It sports a BMC 400 watt geared motor with a 36V 10AH LiFePo4 lithium battery to make things much easier for both riders. This ride is sure to turn heads wherever you roam. Regular price is $2495.00 Its now priced to go at $1995.00. This is a one time offer that’s sure to be had by someone quickly. If you’re that person, come on down and take it for a spin!

This white Rogue Sherpa Adult Trike is waiting to be enlisted into serious gear/grocery/goodies hauling duty. Its driven by an Aotema 750 watt direct drive motor with a 36V 10AH LiFePo4 lithium battery. If you want to move alot of stuff around town easily, this is the bike for you. Regular price is $1895.00. Its now priced to go at $1395.00. Come check it out soon!

Finally a $1500 electric bike that’s built to last!

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I’ve been searching for years for an ebike at this price point that will withstand the test of time. At last they are here! The Fast4ward bikes from Ultra Motors of England manage to deliver a respectable amount of electric assist via a lighter weight, lower priced bike. They cannot climb hills as well as my other bikes, and they have a top speed of only about 16 mph. If your riding keeps you mostly down on the valley floor, around town, and the budget is tight, this bike can serve your needs.

The bikes come equipped with a front suspension fork, lithium ion battery, lights front and rear, and fenders on the Ride. All in all these are very nice bikes for the price. I’m confident in the quality, as they are made by the same folks who build the A2B Metro, my finest in-town ebike. So, if all you have to spend is about $1500, you can finally buy a bike that’ll perform better and last longer than so many other low-priced ebikes that are flooding the US market these days. Come check it out.

A2B Metro – Urban Elegance & Performance

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This bike is a very exciting addition to the shop. Ultra Motors out of England offer innovative designs and great performing bicycles. I chose the Metro to be the new flagship of the on-road, in-town bicycle options here at Ashland Electric Bikes. It sports a beautifully designed and well-built aluminum frame that’s unlike any other bike. The rear hub motor is a powerful and incredibly quiet work of art in itself. The rest of the components and features combine to create a hybrid between an electric bike and an electric scooter.

They make no excuses for its weight – 72 lbs. – this is one solid ride. And smooth. Did I mention smooth? Full suspension coupled with 3″ wide(!) tires assures a delightful ride over bumps and curbs. Disc brakes front and rear feel very safe and secure. Fenders and front/rear lights make it an all-weather contender. A2B specific cargo carrying options are available; aftermarket solutions can be managed with minimal effort as well. The fit and finish on these bikes is akin to what I’m used to seeing in the motorcycle industry. However, don’t let that scare you off of its easy riding ability. 7-speeds via a grip shifter, a simple twist throttle, a solid center kickstand, a uniquely shaped and comfortable seat, and an included rear view mirror promise an enjoyable experience for riders of almost every size and shape.

For the folks who live at the upper reaches of Ashland and similar locations, this is the bike for you. If distinctiveness and high quality execution of design appeals to you, this is for you. If a blend of sportiness and comfort are what you’re looking for, this is for you. If I were to equate the bikes to their equivalent cars, this would be the Lexus luxury sport offering. Is it worth the $3100 price tag? You bet! Come see for yourself.


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