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Many police and fire departments are making the switch to electric bikes (E-bikes). Green Bay, WI uses them and Los Angeles Police Department has a new fleet of speedy e-bikes. E-bikes are easy to maintain and help preserve the energy of police officers and paramedics while on bike duty.  In this YouTube video an officer … Read more

Samcycle is a Blix Showroom

Blix E-bikes have been one our big sellers. They are reasonably priced and well-built. Customers really love the Vika+ folding e-bike. Blix sells four e-bikes, all priced less than $2k. The models are below: Blix recently changed its sales model so that that all sales are now online. Juiced E-bikes and Rad Power E-bikes have … Read more

Couples love Blix e-bike discount

Blix Electric Bikes are popular with couples here at Samcycle. Blix has a great ongoing deal that automatically gives each person $100 off of the price of an e-bike ($200 total) if two bikes are purchased at the same time. Dean and his wife stopped into the shop a few days ago and liked the … Read more

Samcycle at Chicago Motorcycle Show

What is an e-bike store doing at the Chicago Motorcycle Show? A lot…Because we sell Yamaha electric bikes, Samcycle will be offering test rides of Yamaha e-bikes (a great, long standing brand) indoors at the Chicago Motorcycle show on February 15, 16 and 17 at the Donald Stephens Center in Rosemont. There will be a … Read more

Chicago Winter Bike Swap @ Harper College

It’s almost spring and time to think e-bike! Samcycle will be at the Chicago Winter Bike Swap from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm this Sunday February 10, 2019 at Harper College. Admission is free for kids and $5 for adults. Come by and see the latest electric bikes and get ready for the spring riding … Read more

Free pick-up for Spring bike repair- Like Amazon (only better)

There’s nothing worse that trying to cram your bike in the back seat of your car. It usually screws up the bike, your car and your mental well-being. Spring bike season is around the corner. Given that this is the pre-season of bike repair and tune-ups, we want to help you get your bikes in … Read more

Give the gift of e-biking

It’s last minute gift time. Might we suggest a gift certificate from Samcycle for your favorite person?! We have bike accessories in stock or for a mere $50.00, you can rent two e-bikes for two hours. They can burn through Deer Grove on a warmish day on mountain e-bikes or wait until spring and get … Read more

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale

The holiday shopping day(s) of the year are around the bend. Samcycle will have have all e-bikes (with a couple exceptions like the new Blix Sol) on sale beginning next week through Cyber Monday. Prices will be $200-$400 under retail. If you are looking to gift someone in your life an electric bike, this will … Read more

Oprah wants you to have an e-bike for Christmas

Oprah’s holiday gift list is out and she wants you to have an electric bike. Every year she picks cool stuff (this year 107 items….must have been a good year) that she would want for herself or that she considers good enough to give as a gift. Then every item on the list sells 200% … Read more

The sturdy, non-showy helmet award goes to…

If forced to pick a new helmet, I would choose a Bern lid. I currently have a Nutcase helmet that has served me well, still fits and I don’t feel the need to upgrade or switch. But if I was going to, Bern would be the one. We carry Bern helmets and I like them … Read more

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