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- Touring Rides
We often get asked about bike covers. We stock a very simple, cheap and lightweight bike cover that is designed for when your bike is sitting on your deck of balcony. However, when used while driving around the country at 100kph for thousands of kilometres, reports are that it will come back home as rags! This leads to the obvious question – what is a fit-for-purpose solution for travelling around Aotearoa with an e-bike on the back of a car or caravan exposed to the elements?
The short story – Maurice and his mum’s modified (offroad wheels) eZee Sprint Alfine T4 with 700Wh battery rode the Old Ghost Road over 24 hours, including staying overnight at the spectacular Ghost Lake Hut. A blissful time was had for the first half of the trip. The fun rapidly diminished exactly when the battery ran out after the Boneyard climb. Ready for the (very) long story?
We first met Richard and Mandy from tours direct when they were offering overseas e-bike tours to Kiwis. Now they are focusing on the domestic e-bike touring market