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Please use the form on the right to contact us, or call 202 794 6620. We are happy to answer any question about electric bikes that we can. 

Allow up to 24 hours for a response - we get very busy helping folks in the store! 

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ElectriCityBikes Team


4810 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20016
United States


We have carefully curated the most reliable and innovative models of electric bikes from the top brands - Specialized, Kalkhoff, Focus, Raleigh. Come in today to browse and a free test ride - try before you buy! Our head tech has over 5 years experience in all brands and types of e-bikes and kits. Electricity Bikes was founded by City Bikes, pioneers of the urban transportation bike shop in DC since 1988.  

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Bosch Performance Speed

Charlie McCormick

The Performance line is Bosch's most powerful street motor is tuned for a dynamic sportier ride, vs the active line's daily rider & leisure emphasis, and is the motor system to have on a premium sporty eBike. Pushing 63 Nm and providing assistance to 28mph. Speed motors in traffic might be safer than a 20mph limited motor - traffic speeds in the city tend to be around 25mph, so you blend in rather than clash with cars.

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Bosch Performance CX

Charlie McCormick

Bosch's most powerful motor is tuned for climbing trails fast, and it is the top climber in real world testing on or off road. It is limited to 20mph assistance so if you need a higher top speed the Performance Speed is the way to go. The Performance Line CX drive has what Bosch calls Uphill Flow - support starts at very low pedal frequencies – this makes it easier to set off when already on a hill or to drive out of tight curves. 

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Rohloff Wide Range Internal Gears

Charlie McCormick

Rolhoff is really the top of the line gear system you can choose  - use with either a chain drive or belt drive - with an astounding 500% gear ratio and 14 different gears. Rohloff gears are sealed against the elements in an aluminium hub shell,  so maintenance is minimal, a minimum of service life 60,000 miles and a minor service interval of 3000 miles. It is also heavier, but hey you are on an eBike!

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