Cairns Electric Bikes - Blog

February 28th, 2017

Dillenger Electric Bikes: Review of Product and Business Practice

Aka: Why as a Dillenger Retailer I no longer sell or support their product.   NB.  We repeat that this Blog is intended as an apology to the customers of Cairns Electric Bikes, as to why we can not fully service the eBikes we have sold them.   When I started my business (Cairns Electric […]

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March 26th, 2015

Electric Bike Conversion Kit Review – 8FUN / BAFANG 250 watt Mid Drive installation

Susan’s success installing a BAFANG electric bike conversion kit and turning her Nihola Family trike into a true car replacement.           For over a year now Susan has pedaled her Nihola Family tadpol styled trike as her only source of transport before installing a 8FUN / BAFANG 250 watt mid drive […]

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March 22nd, 2015

eBike trip ideas in Cairns

@ 20km/h Crystal Cascades (16km) 50 minutes Lake Morris (23km) 80 minutes Holloways Beach (13km) 37-40 minutes Machan’s Beach (12km) 34-38 minutes Yorky’s Knob (19km) 52-57 minutes Trinity Beach (21km) 60-65 minutes Kewarra Beach (23km) 65-72 minutes Clifton Beach (23km) 65-72 minutes Cairns Tropical Zoo (25km) 72-78 minutes The Opal Mine (25km) 72-78 minutes Palm Cove […]

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March 16th, 2015

Which gear set do I need on my eBike?

This article is a holder while under construction

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March 16th, 2015

Pedal Sensors Explained

This article is under development

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March 10th, 2015

Yes you will use your electric bicycle!

Yes you will use it! Monash University Institute of Transport Studies research fellow Marilyn Johnson said studies showed many owners  of electric bikes used them regularly. “88% of people rode their bike weekly and about 48% rode them daily. Those were people who previously did not ride regularly as an adult,” she said.   Why?  Because […]

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March 10th, 2015

Faster than a Car mate!

Faster than a Car mate!  Better than a Car too! Cycling is fast becoming more main stream with a multitude of benefits.  But with an electric bike / bicycle (aka eBike / e-bike) it is amazing how many benefits there are.  Let’s review some of them from my own experience: Speed – They really can be ‘Faster […]

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March 8th, 2015

Building Bike Lanes Saves 17 Billion Pound Sterling

$4 return per $1 spent! The UK Government announced in November 2014 that they are building bike lanes to the tune of 214 million pound over 3 years to save 17 billion pound sterling before 20 years! Source: ‘Building Biking’, RideOn Magazine, February 2015, page 30. In Australia: Inactivity is calculated to be draining the Australian economy […]

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March 8th, 2015

New Rules for QLD Cyclists on Roundabouts & Crossings

Queensland has welcomed the new year with changes to the road rules.  Under the new rules cyclists may now: use Zebra and children’s crossings, provided they come to a complete stop first and give way to pedestrians.  Cyclists may also choose whether or not they travel in bike lanes and are no longer required to […]

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January 30th, 2015

Our website is now live!

We are really excited to have our new website live, we are still adding all our products so make sure you come back and check it out.

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