Hybrid Cycles, LLC Monthly Newsletter Issue No.2011-2
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Gas-Free Travel
spring riding
Gas is going up. So is the thermometer. Let's go biking. No excuses. Not even that hill. Lots of people in Chester County are discovering that they can get to work or to the dentist office without using any gas and without needing a shower when they get there. We are stocked up for spring. Stop in and take a test ride - or call us to arrange a ride on your route.
 
Prices have dropped on several models in the last couple of months, but when this stock is gone ....   Here are some of our best values.
 
Sanyo eneloop SPA w/ regenerative braking reg $1,999, sale price $1,699 (sale ends 3/31/11)
Ridge 2.0 Mtn Bike/Hybrid 37v bat. 21" frame reg $1499, sale price $999
Ridge 1.0 Mtn Bike/Hybrid 26v bat. 19" frame reg $1299, sale price $899
Velocity 1.5 Hybrid 26v bat. 17" step thru frame reg $1299, sale price $899
 
Note that 26v battery bikes are designed for the smaller rider - 170 lbs or less.
 
And previously enjoyed ebikes.
 
Velocity 2.5 Hybrid 37v bat. 19" frame reg $1499, used price $699
Other Hybrid Cycles News
Besides being a eBike sales and service center, Hybrid Cycles is the place to find all kinds of bike accessories and parts, eBike rentals and cool biking gear. Hybrid Cycles is also a big supporter of biking in the community - we are a major sponsor of the Chester County Velo racing team.
 
John Milby has taken over the bike technician job at Hybrid Cycles. We wish Matt the best in his new adventures. Welcome John.
 
In case you missed it, check out this interview with Hybrid Cycles owner Gary DiVincenzo by EBike Pete on The Rise of the Commuter and E-Bike Specialist Shop on CommuteByBike.com. Or Matt Spohn's article on nutrition on usacycling.org.
 
If you are not following us on Twitter, here's a sample of the tweets you've been missing:
 
   Sanyo e-bikes with regenerative braking on sale until March 31. Order yours today!
 
Reuse, Recycle
Don't put that old bike in the landfill. If you can't find a good home for it, we can help. If its beyond repair, we'll find a place to recycle it. And if your ebike or Li-Ion battery reaches the end of its life, we'll find the best way to recycle it - new programs are popping up all the time.  
 
eBikes Part Of Sydney Sustainable Transport Plan
As Sydney, Australia grapples with the challenge of improving the sustainability of its transport system, it is also faced with the additional challenge of catering to the mobility needs of an ageing population and baby boomers, many of whom are heavily reliant on cars.

The electric bicycle plays a vital role in resolving this issue, with their power assist technology, giving older people or those who are less fit the opportunity to use this eco friendly option, whilst getting the additional power assistance when required. You can choose whether to pedal normally or to use the motor to make it easier, so it is a great way for people who are older, less fit, or have injuries to get into biking.

Read more at ElectricBikeReport.com.

HC Showroom
Visit Hybrid Cycles at our main showroom in West Chester at 126 E. Gay St. (showroom hours). Reply to this email to arrange a demo ride at our place or yours.
 
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Newsletter by Jim Wylie
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