Who is Chilled Squirrel? What do we Do ?

Why does it matter ? 

We are a team of electric bicycle enthusiasts that Custom-Build Electric bikes.

Our reward is in seeing you enjoy nature and the outdoors on an electric bicycle in a comfortable , adventurous and explorative way .  

With operations in Taiwan and South Africa we offer a unique e-bike solution of first finding the perfect match for you. With on-going  maintenance ,service and cool  upgrades as the technology advances. 


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Behind the scenes at Chilled Squirrel . Our passion is in taking any bike , listening to customers and turning it into the coolest of e-bikes .

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The Chilled Squirrel team – scattered from Taipei to Cape town – is united under the banner of badass.We  unleash 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. These bikes move.

We aren’t a bike factory. We roll out customized e-bikes , one at a time.

Our Chunky Electric bikes are for ALL kinds of terrain.

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 . 

We Start with a Matte Black Frame.

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Then Things Start to get Really Interesting. 

In our support and passion for Local Maker Culture and the creation of meaningful jobs. South African Artisans are unleashed on our electric fatties.
The Result is a range of awesome leather Gear .
Hand-stitched saddles, leather grips and chain-stays and a collection of handmade leather bags.

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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 world largest company behind you.
— Dale Dougherty
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#Lose Weight

It may come as a surprise to you that electric bicycles help people lose weight. In a 2016 New York Times article it it was stated that a study by the University of Colorado  showed that people who own an electric bike more motivated to ride their e-bike than people that own regular bicycles. More Fun More Riding = Lose more weight. 

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#Get Exercise

In a research project led by the University of Brighton   it was shown that a lot more people got exercise when using an e-bike . Professor of Physical Activity for Health at the University of Edinburgh has no doubt that electric bicycles have a Life-enhancing role.

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#Never be Left Behind

A lot of people use electric bicycles for keeping up with their partners who cycle. There is nothing  better than riding together especially on longer rides. The electric power ensures you and your partner stick together! 

#Experience Freedom and Relaxation  

Go further see more . Get to visit remote places that you normally would not have because distance or terrain. An electric bike is a wonderful replacement for the boredom of a treadmill. You are outside breathing fresh air and getting to see and feel the outdoors- good for mind and soul. You and your partner get to share the outdoors in an extraordinary way. 

#Easily commute to and from their work and home

E-biking is the new driving! You dont need to ride your electric bike everyday but it makes going to and from work a lot more fun. And when you want to run errands you get to do them in half the time. No parking problems. No traffic congestion. Fly by the cars during those bumper-to-bumper times of the day. 

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#Rehabilitate your body after an injury

Please check with your Doctor before choosing to take on any form of rehabilitation. Electric bikes help a lot of people recover from injuries without putting excessive strain on joints and muscles. 


#HAVing FUN means custom-built for you

Choose the design and the power you want to have. No Limits. 


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