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What Gets You To Work Faster? An E-Bike or a Car?

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What Gets You To Work Faster? An E-Bike or a Car?

You have heard some people say that an electric bike can get you to work faster than a car and thought "Yeah right. How is that possible?". Well considering what traffic is like in almost any city, an electric bike can easily be the faster option. You will almost always be able to find a shortcut that takes you through a park or alley or path where cars aren't allowed. Then you can kiss the cars goodbye as you drive right past everyone stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic. And if you know your way around your city, you should be able...

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Solar-Powered E-Bikes – Here Comes The Sun

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Solar-Powered E-Bikes – Here Comes The Sun

       The future of e-bikes is sunny. At least that’s what some researchers from the Netherlands are hoping is the case. A study of the viability of solar-powered e-bikes is being conducted by a group of researchers from the University of Twente, in the city of Enschede, which is located in the eastern part of the Netherlands. The Study: “The Smart Living Campus Project”      The study, entitled the “Smart Living Campus Project”, is an attempt to analyze the use patterns of e-bikes, with the ultimate goal of understanding how e-bikes can contribute to a sustainable transportation system. The fact...

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7 False Electric Bike Myths

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7 False Electric Bike Myths

  Maybe you’ve been wanting to check out electric bikes but have a few misconceptions holding you back. Here are 7 common myths about e-bikes that turn out to actually be false.   An electric bike can't be used in the rain. Not true, at all thanks to waterproof and airtight connections and totally sealed electric motors. If you don’t mind getting wet, you can ride around in a rainstorm all you want. And don’t worry, all e-bikes are engineered so that there is no risk of ever getting shocked.   My commute will still be longer if I take...

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Why Buy an Electric Bike?

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Why Buy an Electric Bike?

To many who are familiar and comfortable with the traditional bicycle, the newly-rising electric bike may seem like a hassle, burden, and an unnecessary purchase. But here’s the thing: an electric bicycle is everything but. It not only offers a new form of transportation and untraditional travel that is convenient and easy, but allows you to enjoy your bike ride with more leisure and far less sweat-induced effort. So – why buy an electric bike? Well, besides the above, why don’t we break it down into 4 valid and credible reasons: COMMUTING Like any old regular bike, an electric bike...

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How Does an Electric Bike Work?

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How Does an Electric Bike Work?

When you're searching for an electric bike, the first thing you will often read about is the bike's motor and battery and the capabilities of each. Here is a simple overview of the three main components of an electric bicycle. They are the motor, battery and drivetrain. MOTORS Most motors on an electric bike will be a hub motor, which means that the motor is attached on to the wheel. The power of a motor is measured in watts, which is a measure of energy produced. Most electric bike motors will be anywhere between 250W and 1000W, with 500W being...

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