East of England Electric Bike Show

POSTED: 7th July 2014
AUTHOR: Sue

Batribike were at Great Yarmouth in Norfolk this weekend at the East of England Electric Bike Show. The show is organised by Transport Electric UK the Electric Bike Shop in Gorleston who are official Batribike dealers.

Despite the heavy rain during set up first thing in the morning the squall passed and left a few showers followed by sunshine. BBC Radio Norfolk arrived before nine to do a short live interview to promote the event. Sue from Batribike was lucky enough to be included in the interview where she described how electric bikes work. Listen here East of England Electric Bike Show 2014 – BBC Radio Norfolk

The Mayor of Great Yarmouth on an Electric Bike

Ralph from Batribike explains to The Mayor of Great Yarmouth how an electric bike works

The Mayor of Great Yarmouth, Councillor Marlene Fairhead visited the event as it opened and was pleased to take a ride on the Batribike Dash Pro. Councillor Fairhead was born in Potter Heigham and lived in a house on the riverbank. She said that as a child if you didn’t ride a bike you just didn’t go anywhere. It was the acceptable mode of transport and she used to cycle along the riverbank.

The Mayor of Great Yarmouth rides an electric bike

The Mayor of Great Yarmouth, Councillor Marlene Fairhead riding a Batribike electric bike

The Mayor was delighted with her ride on the Dash Pro, it was her first time on an electric bike and she could really see the advantages and how electric bikes could get more people cycling. The Mayors consort, her husband Peter, also had a ride on the Dash and was impressed by its performance.

All of the Batribike demo bikes had a busy day. Many people came down to see us having heard about it on Radio Norfolk. Both the Dash Pro and Breeze folding electric bikes proved very popular and there was lots of interest in the new Trike-R too. Batribike was also demonstration the Cykell tow ball mounted cycle carrier. Everyone was extremely impressed by the ease of use that the just click system provides.

Despite the wet start everyone that attended had a great day.

 

Batribike at the East of England Electric Bike Show

Ralph from Batribike, Coucillor Marlene Fairhead, Mayor of Great Yarmouth, Geoff from The Electric Bike Shop at Gorleston

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