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• eZee Sprint Rally to the Lightpath festival – Saturday Dec 1

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Summertime fun is here!

Whether you’re an Auckland pioneering e-bike user or still yet to choose your precious wheels, there’s a lot on to be excited about! The world’s first eZee Sprint Rally (and t-shirt launch), the Lightpath Festival featuring a beer garden right under our shop, new ranges of e-bikes coming out and specials on some awesome bikes.

eZee Sprint Rally! Saturday Dec 1, 3pm at Waterview Reserve (Herdman Ave), riding en masse to the lightpath festival (shop)

We’re super excited to announce the eZee Sprint Rally, a celebration of the phenomenally popular eZee Sprint. Bring your Sprint for a mass meet and ride, congratulate everyone on how great their bike is, get in some awesome group photos, share customisation tips and enjoy some Sprint themed novelties upon arrival at the Light Path Festival.
  • T-shirt Launch – “eZee Sprint – Urban Legend!”. Free shirt for most original Sprint rider!
  • Current ex-demo/courtesy Sprint fleet will be put up for sale
  • Try the new Sprint Alfine T4 – the latest Sprint with torque sensing (reviewed here).
eZee Sprint Rally (Dec 1) on Facebook

Moustache Friday 27-5 on Special! $950 off!

The one and only Moustache Friday is on a deep special and there’s only a few left. The striking frame design is one of a kind and the big Super Moto-X tyres make a super comfortable ride. We also have the Friday 27-7 with Shimano Alfine Di2 electronic shifting.

Riese and Muller 2019

The 2019 season for R&M is open. We’ve got several models on their way and two more 2018 models on special on the floor. You can pre-order your very own R&M from us right now, or simply ask us to contact you when the 2019 demo stock arrives.

More about Riese and Muller

eZee Sprint Alfine T4 – reviewed

Electric Bazza (Barry) has reviewed the new Sprint Alfine T4. Click on image (Barry’s photo) to read the review. There’s also an associated video introduction by Barry and our product page is here. It has been a very popular model, selling out both times before re-stock arrives (scheduled for Dec 1 currently).

The Sprint Alfine T4 has received upgraded mechanical specification in the gears and brakes compared to the classic Sprint. On the electrical side it has a torque sensing system built in. This is a small revolution in the eZee Sprint and e-bikes in general as you have all the benefits of the classic Sprint such as throttle control, simplicity of use and maintenance thanks to the hub motor, huge battery choices, with the added feature of a bike that is much more natural to ride like a bike. Whether you want a work out or a free ride, this bike can do it all! More context on this from our recent article about differences between mid-drives and hub motor e-bikes.

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• Social Ride Saturday Sep 1, R&M visits Auckland and more from our latest newsletter!

eZee Forza climbing whakapapa
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Riese and Muller visits Auckland

Boutique electric bike manufacturer Riese and Muller from Germany is visiting down under. We’ve been stocking their bikes for almost a year now and will be hosting a ‘Meet and Greet’ with their representatives Catrin and Timo, Saturday September 1, from 10am to 2pm at the shop. There will be a group ride with them at 10am and a casual chat about the products and all things e-bike manufacturing from 12pm. The ride is open to anyone (BYO e-bike!) and will likely head down the cycleways into the Domain, then up to the top of Mt Eden/Maungawhau to give them an Auckland experience! Welcome to also just come for the meet and greet starting between 11:30 and 12pm back at the shop. Keep your eyes out for ElectricBazza’s interview of the duo on his world famous (in NZ) blog ElectricbikesNZ.com

The inimitable R&M Delite Dual Battery

Regular Shop Rides and Events

Last month we had a fun little Brompton group ride and maintenance event. Thanks to Andy for organising and taking people around. Check out the Auckland Brompton Club on Facebook for more information – https://www.facebook.com/groups/383580635175236/.

We plan to do more of these events, so stay tuned for a calendar of events in later newsletters!


Auckland Brompton Club at Viaduct Harbour

eZee Forza T4 on a Waikato/Taupo adventure!

I had the pleasure of a little riding trip visiting customers and e-bike shops on the eZee Forza LST, looking pretty in pink and with the latest T4 torque sensing system from eZee.

The 34Ah/1225Wh battery was just the ticket and on one fine day from Turangi to Whakapapa skifield and back, it did 120km and almost 2000m of climb with juice to spare at the end of the day. Other memorable rides were being rescued in the forests between Rotorua and Tokoroa by some friendly locals, and a more successful ride from Rotorua to Taupo, and a later quick trip from Turangi to Taupo. Thanks to Intercity for putting up with the bike on the bus back home from Taupo!

Full ride report to go up on our website in due course.


eZee Forza made it up to Whakapapa with a minimum of fuss!

Bosch electric bicycles arriving in NZ at 32kph

In the European e-bike section of the market, news of the year is that Bosch equipped e-bikes are starting to come into the market at 32kph, just as has been done for the US for quite some time. The Australian service centre has been instructed to take on any service and tech support needs for customers of these bikes in New Zealand. This is great news all around and we will be seeing more brands starting to offer 32kph in NZ as the year progresses. First of the mark has been Gepida, we have the Gepida Reptila in stock at 32kph right now. Any Riese and Muller orders will now come in at 32kph.