Category Archives: Statistics & Product Reviews

Mission Accomplished for Stage One of the E-Bike Cycle Tourists Journey

As far as emotions go, the E-Bike Cycle Tourists have just about experienced them all over the past 16 months as we pedaled our way to a new, imposing, world e-bike long distance record. Day after day, week after week, month after month as we pedaled our Haibike xDuro Trekking e-bikes for a total of … Continue reading Mission Accomplished for Stage One of the E-Bike Cycle Tourists Journey

The Statistics of the E-Bike Cycle Tourists Record Breaking Journey

In many ways it is hard to believe, but the E-Bike Cycle Tourists quest to set a new world e-bike long distance record in mainland Europe and the UK has come to a successful conclusion after e-biking 27,800kms over the past 16 months. The journey, which took us through 13 countries from London in April … Continue reading The Statistics of the E-Bike Cycle Tourists Record Breaking Journey

The Statistics after 22,660 kms of the E-Bike Cycle Tourists Ongoing E-Bike Adventure

Just days before the E-Bike Cycle Tourists set off on the next stage of our ongoing long distance e-bike adventure – which will see us pedal from Spain to Hungary – the time has come to look at the statistics of our ride so far. And after 22,660 kilometres of pedalling for 13 months across … Continue reading The Statistics after 22,660 kms of the E-Bike Cycle Tourists Ongoing E-Bike Adventure

How to Afford the Long Distance E-Bike Holiday You Never Thought Possible

One of the unfortunate facts of life is that we all have to live within our financial means. No matter whether you are a student trying to put yourself through university, a middle-aged couple raising young children, if you are retired and living on a meagre pension or are planning a trip of a lifetime, … Continue reading How to Afford the Long Distance E-Bike Holiday You Never Thought Possible

How to Pack for an All Season 18-Month Long Distance E-Bike Tour

  By Rachel Kuiper-Corbett As a first timer on a long distance e-bike cycle tour it is no understatement to say that I became a bit “frantic” when Gary, my husband told me I couldn’t pack my hair drier! How can I tame my “frizz” without a hair dryer I thought? This, clearly, was one of … Continue reading How to Pack for an All Season 18-Month Long Distance E-Bike Tour

Comparison: German-made Haibike Trekking xDuro e-Bike vs Chinese-made Gloria City e-Bike

  After 17,000-plus kilometres, 12 countries and with a new world e-bike long distance record in the bag, the E-Bike Cycle Tourists jetted off to country number 13 – Cyprus – in early February to continue our ongoing e-bike adventure. While Cyprus, as a non-Schengen country, was mainly chosen as an ideal place in the … Continue reading Comparison: German-made Haibike Trekking xDuro e-Bike vs Chinese-made Gloria City e-Bike

Why a Drop in Your Bosch e-Bike Battery Range May Not Indicate a Faulty Battery

After nearly nine months and 15,432 kilometres of full-time e-bike cycle touring across 13 countries there is one question we get asked more often than any other, “how and where do you charge your Bosch e-bike batteries every day”? Given that our Haibike Trekking xDuro e-bikes are no more than extremely heavy bicycles without the … Continue reading Why a Drop in Your Bosch e-Bike Battery Range May Not Indicate a Faulty Battery

Vango Omega 350 Tent Review

As is the case with any long term outdoors adventure that involves lengthy periods of camping in a tent, one of the most important criteria for the e-Bike Cycle Tourists before setting off to set a new world e-bike long distance record was to purchase a tent that ticked a long list of criteria. While … Continue reading Vango Omega 350 Tent Review

Tout Terrain Mule Single Wheel Cycle Trailer Review

As far as a trustworthy, no fuss travel companion goes there is none better than the Tout Terrain Mule single wheel cycle trailer. Hardworking, tough, lightweight, easy to use and just plain reliable are all accurate descriptions of how the e-Bike Cycle Tourists’ have found the performance of their Tout Terrain trailers after 12,000-plus kilometres … Continue reading Tout Terrain Mule Single Wheel Cycle Trailer Review

e-Bike Cycle Tourists’ Haibike xDuro RX Trekking Electric Bike Review

At approximately the half way mark of the e-Bike Cycle Tourists world e-bike long distance record ride, the time has come for us to review our Haibike xDuro RX Trekking Electric Bikes as supplied by sponsor  e-bikeshop.co.uk In the lead-up to setting out on our record-breaking ride, which has now seen us cycle more than 12,000 kilometres … Continue reading e-Bike Cycle Tourists’ Haibike xDuro RX Trekking Electric Bike Review

The Statistics of the e-Bike Cycle Tourists World Record Ride after 11,682kms

At what is effectively the half way mark of the e-Bike Cycle Tourists world record ride – give or take 2000 or so kilometres – the time has come to look at and assess all of our equipment. Over the next few weeks we will review everything we have been using from our Haibike xDuro … Continue reading The Statistics of the e-Bike Cycle Tourists World Record Ride after 11,682kms

Learning to Ride a Bike Again and the Art of e-Bike Battery Preservation

There is a well worn saying that goes something like ‘once learnt you never forget to ride a bike’. As a keen cyclist for 50-plus years I guess, without ever actually having thought about it, I have always subscribed to that theory. After all, riding a bike is so easy, isn’t it? You get on, turn the … Continue reading Learning to Ride a Bike Again and the Art of e-Bike Battery Preservation