E-bikes are swiftly becoming a popular choice for a range of riders, from urban commuters to weekend adventurers. Offering the perfect blend of physical exercise and assisted travel, e-bikes make cycling accessible and enjoyable for a wider audience. This guide is designed to help first-time buyers navigate the diverse world of e-bikes. From understanding your […]
Rising numbers of cyclists and drivers in Seattle have been accompanied by an extremely troubling rise in cyclist fatalities. This post explores the root causes, and explains what to do in the event of an incident.
Statistics indicate that almost 1,000 bicyclists lose their lives, and more than 130,000 are injured in accidents that happen on roads in America yearly. Bicycle-related injuries vary in severity based on how serious the crash is. While some bicycle accidents are avoidable, others are beyond your control. Discussed below are six common causes of bicycle […]
Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1909 into law in September 2022 and it went into effect in California on January 1, 2023. This law requires motor vehicles to give bicyclists a larger safety buffer when passing them on the street, which in turn will ostensibly reduce the number of collisions between motor vehicles and bicyclists. This post take a deeper look at this law.
Electric bicycle usage has become increasingly popular and with that popularity has come an increase in e-bike variety and regulations. In order to stay safe and find the right e-bike for your cycling needs, it’s important to take the time to understand common e-bike classifications and regulations. Moving forward, this will help ensure your personal […]
This post is a guide to the different types of electric bikes – a great starting point for anyone who is thinking about buying an electric bike. The types of electric bikes covered include electric hybrid bikes, electric mountain bikes, electric folding bikes, electric comfort bikes, and electric trikes.
Endurance training in cycling refers to the process of building stamina, muscular endurance and aerobic capacity to help cyclists ride longer distances at a consistent pace. It involves a combination of low-intensity, long-distance rides and high-intensity interval training sessions using equipment like an electric city bike. This type of training helps cyclists improve their cardiovascular […]
The range of an electric bike is how far you can ride on one charge. The problem is how to assess electric bike range. All electric bikes are advertised as having a particular range. However, these advertised ranges are usually inaccurate. In fact, sometimes they are downright exaggerated, and may even be four times higher than the reality. Here is a guide to help you figure out the true range of an electric bike.
Here’s a complete guide to battery types for electric bikes, plus how to get the most out of your electric bike battery so as to get optimal battery life and performance. Includes videos and descriptions of the various battery types.
This post with video reviews showcases the best CHEAP e-bikes under $1200 you can buy on Amazon. A really great e-bike can cost a lot of money – but the good news is that if you want to try electric bikes for the first time, you can buy decent quality e-bikes for less than $1200 on Amazon. In this post, we show you the best cheap e-bikes we could find. Pick one, try it out, and experience the joy of electric biking!
Here are the pros and cons of a hub motor vs a crank drive motor for an electric bike, so you can decide which would work better for your needs. This post starts with a chart summing up the Pros and Cons of Hub Motors vs Crank Drive Motors for ebikes. After that, we explain each point in more detail. By the end of the post, you most likely will have made up your mind about which to choose for your ebike – a hub motor or a crank drive motor.
Here’s a cheap, elegant, and easy solution to the problem of how to carry a water bottle on your electric bike. Are you having a problem figuring out how to carry a water bottle on your electric bike? This problem is caused by the geometry of ebikes. The need to accommodate a motor and a battery often means there is no space left for a water bottle cage. We have a solution for you.
Ever wondered, how many calories can you burn on an electric bike? Well, here’s the answer – and it will most likely surprise you! This post shows some surprising stats about how many calories are burned on an electric bike. It also highlights recent research which proves the health benefits of pedelec electric bikes.
15 excellent reasons to get an electric bike. I wanted to make this a list of 10, but there are just so many great reasons to get an electric bike that I could not stop at 10. Reasons for getting an ebike range from having fun to getting fit to … getting to work!
Do you really need bicycle insurance for your e-bike? If you have an e-bike and you like to cycle, the answer is yes, you do need bicycle insurance. Especially if you spent quite a lot of money on your e-bike. Which many of us do! It’s a common misconception that home or contents insurance will […]
Blix, one of the fastest growing ebike companies in the USA, has just announced multiple updates across their lineup of city, cruiser, cargo and folding ebikes. New upgrades provide better performance, increased power and range, improved riding experience with high-performance brakes, increased tire sizes for safe and comfortable riding and a wide selection of new colors.
Garmin has a brand new smart watch, the Garmin Enduro. The question is: Is the Garmin Enduro a good choice for cyclists? Well, it really depends what kind of cyclist you are, and what you need your smart watch to do. This post will help you figure out if this new fitness watch is for you. Watch the video review, check out our list of Pros and Cons of the Garmin Enduro, and decide for yourself!
The video below was made by eBikes USA. It shows the ridiculous lengths would-be thieves went to, in order to try to steal ebikes. They failed to get any bikes, but they did damage thousands of dollars worth of beautiful bikes. If you want to learn about the RIGHT way to get a new ebike, […]
Specialized has just unveiled the new Specialized Como SL, an electric pedal assist Class 3 ebike designed for anyone and everyone. Building on Specialized’s decades of industry knowledge, the everyday commuter can now benefit from the same Super Light technologies that go into Specialized performance models like the Vado SL, the Creo SL and the Levo SL.
Electric bikes are expensive and many of us simply cannot afford to buy a new one. Buying a used e-bike can save you a lot of money, and is a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly option. However, you need to be careful about certain things to make a smarter choice. For example, you need to make sure […]