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Who is Chilled Squirrel & What do we do?

The Chilled Squirrel team – scattered from Taipei to Cape town – is united under the banner of badass.

We unleash our team of South African artisans, mechanics, and citizen tinkerers on the bikes, turning them into the most incredible custom rat rides you could imagine.

Pedal power is augmented with Squirrel-spec high torque electric motors.

We Custom-Build electric bikes or convert existing bicycles to electric to meet levels of durability and range for South African terrain.  Rolling out each highly customized e-bike one at a time.

Whether you choose to ride one of our Own E-bike creations or convert your existing bicycle to electric ~ Join in our passion for Adventure and Exploration that e-biking is all about.

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e-fat bike

CHUNKY FAT E-BIKES AND EMTB'S MADE IN SA

Extra wide tires absorb vibration and shock scrunching debris, gravel or tar under their hummer-type tires. Fitted with the latest technology powerful mid drive or hub drive systems you'll be sure to have power on hills when you need it the most.

What we see in the Maker Movement, is that a relatively small amount of people can have a big impact. You don’t necessarily need the worlds largest company behind you.

Dale Dougherty

We start with a matte black frame - then things get interesting!

In our support and passion for Local Maker Culture, South African Artisans are unleashed on our electric bikes. The Result is a range of awesome leather Gear, Hand-stitched leather saddles ,grips and chain-stays and a collection of handmade leather bags . And not the least , the creation of meaningful jobs.

A glimpse of past Bicycle to electric bike Conversions.

THE BENEFITS OF CONVERTING ONE'S BICYCLE TO ELECTRIC:

1. SUPPORTS SUSTAINABILITY AND NON-WASTE :

  • You already own a bicycle that suits your preferences in frame size and specs . It's sitting there unused.

  • Why not turn it into adventures and a new desire to ride again?

  • Make valuable use of something that already exists by upgrading it to an electric bicycle.

2. SEAMLESS INTEGRATION

  • Your bicycle professionally converted to electric by a team with over 10 years experience in electric bike building over 30 years in bicycle building and servicing .

  • In 2014 we converted bicycles for Google's New JHB offices for staff commuting . Since then we have continued using our quality Int'l EU standard motor + battery systems .

3. MORE CHOICES & FLEXIBILITY

  • Choices of mid drive and hub drive systems that are fully serviceable in S.A.

  • Careful consideration of your weight, height, terrain and riding preferences and with our guidance you get to choose right from the start the power and range that best suits you.

  • A complete electric bike with your own personalized level of power , range and comfort at a reasonable investment.

4. LOCAL SUPPORT | SERVICE

  • S.A company that cares and is truly passionate about what we do and the value it brings to others.

  • We deliver door-to-door Nation-wide in S.A with local support helping you care for ,maintainand service your e-bike.

  • Your e-bike is compatible with most batteries and bicycle components in the market and therefore when it comes to the time when you need to replace anything you have a wider choice.

  • 100% Satisfaction & Money Back Guarantee with a 2 year warranty on motor and electronics and 1 year on the battery.

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