Islabikes eJimi e-bike – A Real World Review

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Kevin Brennan is a lifelong cyclist and mountain biker, a regular face at the Monday Night Pub Ride, er, rides and is definitely old enough to know better. So who better to get to test the new Islabikes e-Jimi? The e-bike version of the regular Jimi bike, designed to be a fun all around (and beyond) town bike for a variety of surfaces, particularly suitable for older riders and those with a lack of mobility or confidence on a bike, thanks to its low, step-through design and upright riding position. Over to Kevin: 

"It was about two years ago I tried out the non e-bike (normal/regular/pushbike) version of the Islabikes Jimi as I was then, at 63 the nearest to an OAP, baby boomer readily available and still riding, that Chipps and co knew. Even though this wasn’t that long ago, I was a lot fitter and capable then. Now I’m 65, coupled with the fact that my health and fitness took a bit of hit in March, I was quite keen on trying out an E- bike and a chance meeting with Chipps gave me the opportunity to try out this E-bike version of the Jimi, the eJimi"

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