• Does the weight if your ebike matter?

    You have to think about how you’re going to use your ebike to answer that question. If you need to carry your ebike with you into your office or on public transportation weight matters. No one wants to carry a 65 lb bike around. If you need to commute a long distance weight may not matter so muc...
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  • How Much Does A Good EBike Weigh?

    How Much Does A Good EBike Weigh?

    How much does a good ebike weigh? One of the most common things to talk about when looking at bikes is how much do they weigh? This holds true for ebikes and regular bikes. The quick answer is that the average ebike weighs between 50 and 60 lbs. There are ebikes weighing as little as 26 lbs and a...
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  • Electric motor basics

    Electric motor basics

    Let’s look at a few electric motor basics. How do Volts, Amps and Watts of an electric bicycle relate to the motor. Motor k-value All electric motors have something called a “Kv value” or motor velocity constant. It is labeled in the units RPM/volts. A motor with a Kv of 100 RPM/volt will spin a...
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  • E-Bike Batteries

    E-Bike Batteries

    The battery in your electric bike is made up of several cells. Each cell has a fixed output voltage. For Lithium batteries this is 3.6 volts per cell. It doesn’t matter how big the cell is. It still outputs 3.6 volts. Other battery chemistries have different volts per cell. For Nickel Cadium or ...
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  • Bicycle maintenance and repair

    Bicycle maintenance and repair

    Like all devices with mechanical moving parts, bicycles do require a certain amount of regular maintenance and replacement of worn parts. A bicycle is relatively simple compared with a car, so some cyclists choose to do at least part of the maintenance themselves. Some components are easy to han...
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  • Mid-Drive or Hub Motor – Which Should I Choose?

    Mid-Drive or Hub Motor – Which Should I Choose?

    Whether you are researching a suitable electric bicycle configurations currently on the market, or trying to decide between different all kinds of models, the motor will be one of the first things you look into. The information below will explain the differences between the two types of motors fo...
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