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Exciting news...

Postby Maz » Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:34 pm

For those that don't already know, Just Buells now has a sister company Just FUELLs Ltd which is the UK's official dealer for Erik's new ebikes.
Initial stock arrived today and the demo bike is good to go...can't tell you how impressed I am with this new machine, design, build quality, attention to detail and the specs are off the scale !
Check them out at FUELLs official website.
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Nutah » Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:50 pm

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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Maz » Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:58 pm

Thanks again ! :yup:
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Just_john » Fri Nov 05, 2021 2:43 pm

Great news 8-)

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Re: Exciting news...

Postby t965m » Fri Nov 05, 2021 6:41 pm

Liking the look of the Fllow Motorcycle. I’m guessing 75 miles max in real life but ok for commuting as my commute is 25 each way :yup:
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Nutah » Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:12 pm

Have you considered putting Adverts for Fuell on Facebook Maz
as it reaches a bigger audience than this place ever will ?
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Maz » Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:23 pm

As per my reply to your PM...put a targeted ad on FB for 1 month, cost 180 quid, got 3 responses :x
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Nutah » Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:05 pm

:sad1:

what about cycling magazines ?
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Maz » Sat Jan 22, 2022 12:51 am

Contacted all the on line mags and clubs, zero response. You can't actually phone any of the published mags so sent emails, zero response :headbang:
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby TOPGUMM » Sat Jan 22, 2022 10:52 am

There are people out there spending big on electric bikes , a mate has coughed up 5600 for one.
He just went to a push bike shop though.
Good luck with the bikes Maz.

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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Nutah » Sat Jan 22, 2022 8:19 pm

Le JOG on electric bike ? ..bit too mad

an event for charity then get some publicity from it ?

or
Demo at Emms Day ?

do you have a local cycle club you could get onboard ?
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby jeznewsome » Sat Jan 22, 2022 10:17 pm

As discussed at the Emporium I don't think that the Fuell is a bike that cyclists will understand. It is a bit of an oddball / outlier for cyclists - neither a road bike (lighter weight with assistance) or an MTB, where I think that many of the e-bike sales are coming from (easy and fast up with excellent downhill capability)- bloody hundreds of those out on the trails.

Thinking about this out on my roadie today and is it worth targeting Manchester 'commuters' (especially as it is coming into Spring and people will more likely to head to the office as measures relax) or possibly early retired folks (with the disposable income to buy one).

I hope you get some serious interest in them one way or another.

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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Maz » Sun Jan 23, 2022 9:02 pm

Erik designed these bikes from the ground up as a pure urban commuter, although with a range of 125 on a single charge, it could be a tourer ?
Build standard and components are all top drawer with a view to minimum maintenance ie. no fussy derailleur gears and chain, instead a belt drive and hub gearbox that requires zero spannering.
This truly is the RR/Bentley of urban ebike commuters and I see my target customers as not so much traditional cyclists who mainly ride to keep fit but more like city office workers looking to save the planet without having to buy an expensive electric car and then find somewhere to park it and pay to do so.
With ULEZ and clean air zones springing up all over the UK, with daily fines etc. these bikes make perfect sense and have maximum security features such as a built in rear wheel lock, plug in chain for securing to railings etc. as well as a GPS tracker and optional pin code enabling of the display/power system.
I'm sure most peeps would rather just go to Halfords and spend 3K on a dual purpose mountain bike to use off road at the weekends ? which is fair enough but they'll be stuck with carrying a back pack and have to maintain the drive train as well as add lights etc. (the FUELL has full lights, including brake light and high/low beam headlamp, which can be configured to be auto light sensitive and a horn that would shame most cars and bikes !)
Marketing is not my strong point but I have tried everything I can think of or that's be suggested to no avail so far, which is a shame because these bikes sell in huge numbers throughout Europe and I feel like I'm letting the side down :sad1:
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Re: Exciting news...

Postby edd » Sun Jan 23, 2022 9:52 pm

This is the future, but many people don’t quite realise it yet. It might be a bit early or just the right time to start investigating, but the government is lunching a national e-cycle initiative and inviting applications for local authorities and interested parties to arrange events. It might be an opportunity to attend a publicity event near you if one arises with a few bikes with persons to assist you Maz. I’m sure that organisers of an e-cycle event would love some hardware on show as well to wet people’s appetite. ;)

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Re: Exciting news...

Postby Nutah » Sun Jan 23, 2022 11:14 pm

:yup: sounds like an opportunity :yt:
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