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Book your Rilu e-Bike test ride in South Australia

November 2, 2017 Blog Comments Off on Book your Rilu e-Bike test ride in South Australia

Did you know Electric Bikes are readily available in and around Adelaide? All RILU-e-Bike models come with comprehensive 2-year warranties and provide benefits such as:

  • Easy return rides to work or to the shops without a sweat and without requiring a license
  • Gradualimprovement of the personal fitness and health of the e-bike rider
  • Electric bicycles provide low cost, reliable modes of transport without the hassles of public transport time tables or the rush hour traffic jams in the car lanes.

Where can you find your favoured RILU e-Bike electric bike? Well, in and around Adelaide you can find the nearest authorized dealer for RILU e-Bikes on your website:

However, if you live in the southern suburbs of Hallett Cove, O’Halloran Hill, Aberfoyle Park, Happy Valley or Reynella and neighbouring Woodcroft, you find your RILU e-Bike expert at Standish Cycles at 170 Main South Road at Morphett Vale. Call them on (08) 8384 4704 and book your free test ride on a RILU electric bike. The same Standish store will look after you if you reside at O’Sullivan Beach, Christie Downs, Onkaparinga Hills, Hackham or in the Noarlunga area. However, if you are further south in McLaren Vale, Seaford, Moana or Maslin Beach and looking for an electric bicycle, you best contact Nik on 0433 669 301, or go and see him at the week-end at the Willunga Markets to have a test ride on a RILU e-Bike. The same goes if you reside at Aldinga or Sellicks Beach. Nik will provide you with right e-bike and the right advice on how to get best out of using a RILU electric bike.


The Health Benefits of Riding a RILU e-Bike Electric Bike

October 27, 2017 Blog Comments Off on The Health Benefits of Riding a RILU e-Bike Electric Bike

In any bike race, equipping your bike with a small electric motor is called mechanical doping, and is considered cheating. But for the rest of us, an electrified bicycle might be a way to make exercise both tolerable and practical.

Exercise is necessary in our lives, as we all know by now. People who are physically active are much less likely than sedentary people to develop heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stroke, depression, disabilities in old age, or to die prematurely.

But statistics show that, despite its benefits, a majority of us never exercise. When researchers ask why, most people offer the same two excuses — they don’t have time to fit exercise into their lives or they aren’t fit enough to undertake exercise.

RILU e-Bikes are addressing those concerns. The motors of their electric bikes shore up your pedaling as needed—or, with some models, such as the E-Glider 7 and the Q-F7T, do the pedaling for you—making climbing hills or riding for long distances less taxing and daunting than the same ride on a standard bicycle.

In the process, they could make cycling a palatable alternative to commuting by car, allowing people with jammed daily schedules to work out while getting to and from work.
In an experiment, which was published last month in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, decided to see what would happen if they gave a group of out-of-shape men and women zippy electric bikes and suggested that they begin riding to work.

The researchers wanted to determine whether these bikes — even with the added assistance of a motor — would provide a meaningful workout for people who previously had not been exercising much. The researchers first brought their 20 sedentary volunteers into the lab to check their body composition, aerobic fitness, blood sugar control, blood pressure and cholesterol profiles. Then they provided each with an electric bicycle, heart rate monitor, GPS device, instructions on the use of all of this equipment, and asked each volunteer to don the monitors and ride his or her new bike to and from work at least three times a week for the next month, spending at least 40 minutes in the saddle on those days.

The volunteers were directed to choose whatever speed and effort felt comfortable for them.
A month later, the volunteers returned to the lab to repeat the original tests and turn over heart rate and GPS data. All of them had ridden at least the prescribed minimum of 40 minutes three times per week and in fact, according to their monitor data, most had ridden more than required, several about 50 percent more.

The riders also had ridden with some intensity. Their heart rates averaged about 75 percent of each person’s maximum, meaning that even with the motor assist, they were getting a moderate workout, comparable to brisk walking or an easy jog.

Perhaps most important, the riders of those electric bicycles were healthier and more fit now, with significantly greater aerobic fitness, better blood sugar control, and, as a group, a trend toward less body fat.

They also reported finding the riding to “be a blast,” said William Byrnes, the study’s senior author and director of the university’s Applied Exercise Science Laboratory. “It’s exercise that is fun.”Several participants have bought electric bikes since the study ended, he said. He also rides an electric bike to and from campus.

But for the many other people who currently do not exercise or have never considered bike commuting, there is much to be said for knowing that, if needed, you can get a little help pedaling up that next hill on a RILU e-Bike electrically assisted bicycle.

RILU e-Bikes are available from authorized dealers like North Fitzroy Cycles, covering all areas north and north-east of Melbourne, including Carlton, Fitzroy, Collingwood, Brunswick, Clifton Hill, Northcote and Preston. An even wider range of electric bikes are available from the Electric Bike Superstore in Malvern East, which within easy reach of Caulfield, Prahran, St Kilda, Toorak, Hawthorn, Glen Iris, Ashburton, Ashwood, Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Chadstone. Covering the north-central part of Victoria with the supply of RILU e-Bikes is Majors Sports and Cycles in Eaglehawk, a suburb of Bendigo. Majors’ store is also within easy reach from towns like Shepparton, Castlemaine, Echuca, Maryborough, Elmore and Heathcote. Hendry Cycles in Geelong and Ocean Grove covers the south-west of Victoria with RILU e-Bikes. They cover the whole Bellarine Peninsula, including towns like Queenscliff, Portarlington and towns along the Great Ocean Road, like Anglesea and Torquay, etc. If you are looking for RILU e-Bikes on the Mornington Peninsula, Freewheeling Cycles at Rosebud is waiting for you to take a test ride. Freewheling Cycles covers all towns from Frankston to Sorrento, from Dromana to Flinders and from Mornington to Cranbourne. Finally, RILU e-Bikes are available from Bike Edge in Wodonga, covering the north-east of Victoria and the south-west of New South Wales, including the major towns of Albury, Corowa, Rutherglen, Wangaratta and Beachworth. Of course, RILU e-Bikes are also sold from its main base at Maribyrnong, covering all western suburbs of Melbourne, including, Footscray, Williamstown, Flemington, Kensignton, Ascot Vale, Essendon, Avondale Hights, Sunshine, Altona, etc.

Could e-Bikes Save the Planet?

October 11, 2015 Blog 0

See that kid riding by you, effortlessly gliding up the hill as you juggle your shopping and sprint for the tram? Hear the soft whir as that woman glides past your window while you wait in traffic stretching beyond the horizon? e-Bikes are taking over. With Rilu e-Bikes and their pedal-assisted electric motors, an idea that was once obscure and unpopular has become fashionable. But could they also be the key to saving our planet?

Australia′s problem

We can all agree that climate change is a reality. And there′s no denying that much of the emissions polluting our atmosphere are caused by our gas/diesel/petrol guzzling automobiles. What we might not all know is that Australian-made cars emit 43 percent more emissions than European cars. That′s 199 grams per kilometre. The last Motor Vehicle Census counted 18 million motor vehicle owners in Australia. Motor vehicles in Australia produce about 13% of Australia′s carbon emissions, and with the population steadily increasing well. We might want to take our foot off the gas once in a while.

What Can Rilu do?

Even just one person giving up their Toyota and opting for a healthier, fitter lifestyle can make a difference. The Lithium Ion batteries in e-Bikes produce almost no carbon emissions, slowing the accumulation of toxic gasses wafting up into our atmosphere and trapping us in our own mistakes.

If inner-city people gave up their road-crowding cars and opted for electric bikes instead, Australia could see a marked reduction in its contribution to global warming.

The e-bike lifestyle has other earth-friendly benefits, too. These slim two-wheelers take up about a quarter tenth of the average space a car takes up, and as a result we could reduce overcrowding in cities, decrease road accidents and calm the nerves of thousands of drivers gripping their knuckles on the steering wheel. Bikes can be stashed just about anywhere and a garage is hardly needed to house just one or two e-Bikes. Who knows what you could do with all that extra space? Start up a garden and live a self-sustaining, organic lifestyle? Maybe, but let′s not get too ahead of ourselves.

Are they right for you?

Head on over to and check out their range of options on different e-Bikes. Consider whether you really need to drive to work every day. And it′s at least got to feel good rolling past a traffic jam in the bike lane once in a while.