BicycleThailand.com is committed to providing useful Thailand-specific cycling information to its Thai and international web audience. Here at BicycleThailand.com we are always receiving emails from our valued readers. Some of those emails contain helpful suggestions about how to improve the website itself while most are cycling-related questions with a wide range of topics.

Understanding that this information may prove helpful to others we decided to post a selection of reader emails along with our responses.

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Hi Tony,

I have a condo in Pattaya and am looking for an electric bike to get around town on. I have downloaded your brochure but have some questions.

I need to take the battery out and charge it in my condo as there is no facility at all to use a power point in the car park. Can the batteries be removed easily on any or all of your types of bikes?

Can any of your bikes have a rear seat fitted to take a passenger a short distance on the back (not up hills)?

Will I be able to maintain the bike in Pattaya? In other words, is there a service shop in Pattaya that can handle general maintenance?

Please confirm that you do not need a drivers license to ride one of your electric bikes.
If it is easier to call me to discuss my queries, my phone number is 0843899966.

Regards,
John Wicks

Our response to John

Mr. John Wicks,

I think you may have intended this email to go elsewhere. You sent your electric bike questions to us here at www.BicycleThailand.com but as we do not sell electric bicycles on our website our sales staff forwarded your questions to me.

Perhaps you were trying to reach an electric bike retailer in Pattaya?

We can recommend the following shops in Thailand that are distributors of electric bicycles:

E-Revolution Co., Ltd.
166/2 Moo 1, Soi Kaophra
T. Bo Phut A. Ko Samui
Surat Thani 84320
Tel. 091-501-4308

Phuket Green Bike
53/12 Moo 7, Naiharn Beach Road
T. Rawai A. Mueang Phuket
Phuket 83100
Tel. 088-450-5915(Thai), 091-647-6216(Eng)
[Thailand Distributor: Electric bicycles & scooters]

E Bike Chiang Rai
665/3 Srikerd Road
T. Wiang A. Mueang Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai 57000
Tel. 088-138-1996
[Thailand Distributor: FUNRIDE]

I hope this information is helpful to you.

Respectfully,
Tim Shady
Info@BicycleThailand.com
Bicycle Thailand
Thailand’s Largest English Language Bicycle Resource
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Hi there

I am trying to set up a Ladies riding group to do between 30-60 km rides on safe roads or tracks near Bangkok. Can you include it in the next newsletter. I have set up a facebook group:

Bangkok Ladies Pedallers, that people can join to find out about rides.

For English speaking women, who want to road ride on safe roads or bike tracks. All nationalities welcome.

I am the contact……Ph 092 452 0172

Many thanks,
Ann

Our response to Ann

Ann,

Your group has been listed here – http://bicyclethailand.com/clubs-links/#bicycle-clubs-in-thailand

And, we have shared it on our social media outlets. Also, we will put a link to the group in our newsletter.

It might be a good idea to list meeting point(s) and/or rides in the areas that the group intends to do on a daily/weekly/monthly basis seeing as how Bangkok is such a large place.

Respectfully,
Tim Shady
Info@BicycleThailand.com
Bicycle Thailand
Thailand’s Largest English Language Bicycle Resource
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Hi,

I am not sure if you can assist but I urgently require a Lithium ion battery for my colleagues SPEEDY VERSTIO bike.

He is currently on a cycling tour in Cambodia, but unable to fully participate as the battery couldn’t be shipped due to Air Safety regulations. I am writing on the off chance that you might be able to help us source one or point us in the direction of someone who might be able to assist? Please help if you can.

Kind regards,
Karla

Our response to Karla

Karla,

We are sorry to hear that your colleague is unable to continue his cycle tour in Cambodia. Yes, we are familiar with the fact that batteries are one of the controlled items that are not allowed to be shipped via Air method. In addition, the e-bike craze has not quite reached the country of Cambodia.

We have a source in Thailand that may have the battery that your friend is in need of, but we can not guarantee that it can be shipped from Thailand to Cambodia.

Contact Josef Memmel at Krabi Green Bike (Conasiam Co., Ltd.) – http://bicyclethailand.com/conasiam-electric-bicycle-importer-in-thailand/

Josef also has a branch of his electric bike distributorship in Phuket Thailand – Phuket Green Bike – http://www.phuketgreenbike.com

Telephone: 091-647-6216 (English). If dialing from outside of Thailand: 66916476216.

We hope this information proves helpful to your friend.

Respectfully,
John Graham
News@BicycleThailand.com
Bicycle Thailand
Thailand’s Largest English Language Bicycle Resource
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Hello,

I plan, in the middle of november till end of february 2017 come to Thailand again.

The first 2-3 weeks and the last 2-3 weeks I will stay in Bangkok the other time in Northern of Thailand Chiang Rai/Chiang Mai. Before two years I brought my own “normal” bicycle to Thailand it is in Chiang Rai.

Now I search to a really good E-Bike – in Germany I have one oft he best a “Flyer-Bike”.

Do you know where I get to rent – maybe to sale – a really good E-Bike???

Best regards
Sebastian

Our response to Sebastian

Hello Sebastian,

There is a great little article that addresses that question at the following link – http://bicyclethailand.com/april-2016-reader-mail-mom-needs-adult-trike-buying-renting-electric-bikes-planning-multi-day-bicycle-tour/

You say you will be in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai so I would suggest you start with E-Bike (Chiang Rai) or the LA Bike shop in Chiang Mai.

We hope you enjoy your trip to Thailand.

Respectfully,
Ed Vato
Shops@BicycleThailand.com
Bicycle Thailand
Thailand’s Largest English Language Bicycle Resource
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