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Bike Otago Garage Sale

With the new workshop set-up and running at full pace we need to clear out some old stock to make some space before summer hits! Come and check out the new workshop, meet the team, talk bikes and grab yourself some bargins. 10 - 80% off everything instore If you're short a few parts for that winter project or just like ogling at bike parts, chances are we've got what you NEED. We've got ridiculous prices on things like: -Forks -Wheelsets -Dropper Posts -Shimano and Sram 10 speed drivetrain parts -Road and MTB tyres -Clothing -Helmets -Knee pads -Heaps of various small parts We will have a "make an offer" table with all sorts of miscellaneous goodies Where: Bike Otago!...

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Smart Motion Electric Bikes - Video

Smart Motion NZ have just released this nice video showcasing their fantastic range of electric bike.  We stock all three models here at Bike Otago, so you are very welcome to come in to see one for yourself and also to test ride (we currently have the eCity and e20 available to demo) For more information, check out the electric bikes page here.

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Electric Conversion Kits from Lekkie!

A lot of people have been asking us whether we supply electric conversion kits. For ages the answer was no, but then we got in touch with Kiwi company Lekkie. We fitted one of their kits a few months ago and were seriously impressed, so we've decided to become a dealer - so now the answer is YES!Lekkie supply two electric conversion kits - but how do you choose between them? If your main use will be commuting or relatively gentle paths/trails, we'd recommend the Explorer. It's a simple bolt-on conversion that replaces your rear wheel, and in our eyes it looks a little neater too. If you're more interested in speed and performance, or if you've got a bike with particularly...

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Getting Ready for Single Speed Champs

We've just got some great Surly kit in, perfect for the Single Speed Champs which is being hosted in Dunedin on 26th April - chainrings, sprockets and tensioners, as well as single chainring bolts and a selection of chains. Lewis has been testing the Surly stuff on his On-One pictured, and really rates it - the drivetrain feels smooth and silent, the tensioner has a strong action with no chain slap, and the stainless sprockets and rings will last forever. We'll be adding this kit to our online shop soon, so keep your eyes peeled!  

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