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7 False Electric Bike Myths

Posted by Marvin Rainford on

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?

Posted by Marvin Rainford on

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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How to Compare the Motor and Battery of Different Bikes

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How to Compare the Motor and Battery of Different Bikes

             If you are in the process of comparing electric bikes to see how they stack up, but you have no idea what some of the specifications mean, you are not alone. It is important to be aware of the capabilities of each when you are deciding which bike to buy, so I’m here to explain what you need to know searching for an e-bike. Volts - This measures the power of the battery. More volts means the e-bike can accelerate faster and get to a faster top speed. This is always the first thing mentioned about the battery...

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WATCH: Incredible TED Talk about the Future of Transportation and Electric Bikes

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WATCH: Incredible TED Talk about the Future of Transportation and Electric Bikes

What is the most efficient form of transportation today? The answer truly is electric bikes. Zach Krapfl explains exactly how that is and all the ways American society can benefit as a whole from electric bike transportation. He is an electric bike engineer for Felt Electric and he is very passionate about energy conservation. He says that, under the right circumstances, they can get the equivalent of up to 1,340 miles per gallon. That far outdoes anything else we have today.     

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