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  1. Chris Nolte

    Deep Dive on the New Bosch Nyon Display

    We just got a Bosch Nyon display and we did a deep dive on it. I hope you all enjoy it!
  2. Chris Nolte

    Riese & Müller Nevo3 Early Release!

    As some of you may have heard there is a new Nevo and I made a video about the Riese & Müller Nevo3 Early Release. I hope you guys enjoy. I’m happy to answer any question based on what I know so far, but the basics are listed below. - Gen 4 CX & Speed Motor - New Size Addition to include the...
  3. Chris Nolte

    Abus Keyed Alike Locks

    The Abus Keyed Alike program has always been popular in our shop and we recently made a video and built a tool to make the program more accessible. To order a keyed alike lock check out this link: https://propelbikes.com/product/abus-keyed-alike-locks/
  4. Chris Nolte

    8 Reasons why People Don’t Ride Bikes

    This is part of a series of videos we filmed with Benno Baenziger, the founder of Benno Bikes and an industry icon who founded Electra bikes and designed the Townie which ended up becoming the most popular bike in the US. He's helping to define the ebike market and I’m excited to share some of...
  5. Chris Nolte

    Best Electric Cargo Bikes for 2020

    We have been fortunate to be working with electric bikes and cargo bikes since our inception in 2011. I'm really excited to share this solid lineup of electric cargo bikes for 2020. We hope you enjoy our list of best electric cargo bikes for 2020. If there is something you think we missed...
  6. Chris Nolte

    Rohloff E-14 Troubleshooting

    I put together a little video with some of the common challenges people have with the Rohloff E-14. I hope you find it to be helpful.
  7. Chris Nolte

    Propel closed for test-rides - online and phone orders only

    Hey All, When I got back from Iraq, many people asked me what war was like. It’s a little like this. Little contact with others and loved ones, it can bring out the extreme best and worst in people. Overall it’s challenging, disorienting and scary. We can and will get through this I’m...
  8. Chris Nolte

    Citibike set to relaunch eBikes in NYC

    So Citibike is set to relaunch in NYC after multiple injuries due to improperly spec’d brakes and poor quality batteries. As much as I’m not one for regulation. Do we need some form of regulatory body to inspect these devices before they are released to the public again? I know this is a...
  9. Chris Nolte

    Father John Spreads the Good Word About eBikes in Brooklyn

    We met Father John Merz of Brooklyn a few years ago and his spirit and enthusiasm are contagious. We were excited to sit down with him to hear about his story of how he got his eBike and how it's changed his life. We were inspired by him and the work he does and we're excited to share his story...
  10. Chris Nolte

    Inside Royal Dutch Gazelle - Bikes for the People Since 1892

    We paid a visit to Gazelle and sat down with their director of Marketing and Innovation, Mirjam van Colie to learn a bit more of what they are up to. Gazelle has a rich history and we're excited to share some of that with you. More about Gazelle: https://www.gazellebikes.com/en-us/ See...
  11. Chris Nolte

    Why do the Dutch not wear bike helmets?

    After visiting the Netherlands recently I noticed an interesting phenomenon. It seems the Dutch don't wear bike helmets. I learned that under 1% of cyclists use helmets. I also learned that overall injuries to cyclists are way less than any place in the world, so what gives? From what I...
  12. Chris Nolte

    Video: Gazelle Ultimate t10 Review

    We had the pleasure of visiting Gazelle in Dieren in the Netherlands for an early preview of their 2020 bikes. We reviewed the Ultimate t10 which is a totally new low step bike for Gazelle. It's a sporty bike with the comfort you would expect on a Gazelle. I really enjoyed this bike and I think...
  13. Chris Nolte

    Bike Infrastructure Tour in Amsterdam with Meredith Glaser of the Urban Cycling Institute

    Urban Arrow arranged for a bike infrastructure tour while we were in town for their International Dealer Conference. I wanted to share this tour as I think it provides some really great explanations of what infrastructure in Amsterdam exists and how it works. More about Meredith and her...
  14. Chris Nolte

    Custom ebikes are now possible with Bosch

    Zach Krapfl discusses the custom eBikes program with Bosch & Saris. Zach has been involved with Bosch since the early days and he’s a master bike engineer. I hope you enjoy his presentation on custom ebikes.
  15. Chris Nolte

    Video: Gary Fisher on Why eBikes are the Next Big Thing!

    Gary Fisher did a talk at the Bosch Ebikes USA 5 year anniversary. He talked on a variety of topics and he was highly entertaining. Some of the topics included Electric Mountain Bikes, Ride Sharing, Public Transit and Scooters. We hope you enjoy the talk as much as we did!
  16. Chris Nolte

    Video: Why People for Bikes is Advocating for eBikes, Kids on Bikes & Bike Infrastructure

    Rod Judd from People for Bikes did a great presentation at Bosch eBikes five year anniversary party. He covered many topics including their new Ridespot App, trail access for eBikes and how getting kids on bikes can improve our future. More about People for Bikes at: PeopleForBikes.org
  17. Chris Nolte

    Video: Bosch eBikes CEO Claus Fleischer Reflects on the Early Days at Bosch

    Ever wonder how Bosch started their Ebike division? Claus Fleischer, CEO of Bosch eBike Systems reflects on the early days and how far Bosch has come with a focus on the US developments at the 5 year anniversary celebration in Lake Forest California. I hope you enjoy!
  18. Chris Nolte

    How a Riese & Müller eBike is Built

    We put together a little video showing how a Riese & Müller bike is built. We hope you enjoy!
  19. Chris Nolte

    What Drives Riese & Müller?

    Ever since I have first seen a Riese & Müller bike I was intrigued by their revolutionary designs and after I started working with them I learned about how these radical ideas came about. This video try's to explain Riese & Müller's Why and takes a deeper look into what drives them. It makes...
  20. Chris Nolte

    Tern GSD Review | S10 | S00

    I spent some time reviewing the Tern GSD. This video explains some of the unique features of the bike along with some of the details which differ between the S10 and the S00. This bike is really popular in the shop and I hope you enjoy. Let me know if you guys have any questions about the...