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For newer riders or those considering their first eBike, there’s often a lot of confusion surrounding pedal assist systems (PAS) and how they work. Pedal assist systems offer an on-demand helping hand on hills and flats and allow you to adjust the amount of assistance. For most of us, once we exit our teen years,…
Buying a new ebike can be a terrific investment in yourself. But is a new ebike a better value compared to buying a used electric bike?
We’ll dig into the numbers to find some answers.
Buying used vs. buying new each has its advantages. Either way, the health benefits of buying an electric bike can’t be measured in dollars, so whichever you choose, you’re making a healthy decision.
You can lease a car or even a smartphone these days. But can you lease an electric bike?
While you can lease an electric bike, choices are still limited and many ebike leasing options are better described as rentals or subscription services. Others are really rent-to-own programs rather than traditional leasing.
Electric bikes can be spendy. It must cost less to build your own, right?
A DIY electric bike kit with a battery starts at around $550 with prices for some electric bike kits approaching $1,000.
Twisting a throttle or pushing a thumb throttle isn’t much work.
So, is an electric bike still good exercise or are ebikes just a way to pretend to stay active?
The truth is that the amount of exercise you get depends on how you use your electric bike.
The truth is that it could be either. The amount of exercise you get depends on how you use your electric bike.
For many electric bike owners, an ebike becomes a main mode of transportation. Operating an ebike isn’t completely free. But how much does it really cost to charge an electric bike? Less than you might think.
Read reviews of new electric bikes and roundups of tried-and-true favorites.
If Batman rode an eBike, he just might choose the Wing Freedom Fatty 2: always ready to rumble and packed with technology. And, yes, it comes in black. Built tough enough for the streets of Gotham, this sleek-frame entry from Wing Bikes brings Dark Knight vibes with its matte black finish and burly 20×4-inch puncture-resistant…
City bikes are known for their sleek lines and all-business components. But Wing Bike’s frame designs add a stylistic twist, taking eclectic design elements that might seem odd on their own and bringing them together in a way that gives Wing eBikes an instantly recognizable identity. To a certain taste, Wings Bikes are just cool,…
Electric bike fans can spot their favorite brand a mile away. Few brands, however, have a design language of their own, unmistakable and even intoxicating in the right light. In our Wing Freedom ST review, we’ll take a first look at this distinctively designed class 2 eBike, examining its pros and cons relative to other…
Electric bikes cost more than traditional bikes with similar specs, but you don’t have to break the budget to get started in the ebike world. A growing number of electric bikes under $500 have come to market, making it easy and affordable to get rolling.
Small ebikes have a big appeal for urban lifestyles, and DYU offers a city electric bike for nearly any rider.
For riders who prefer the smallest options, the DYU D3+ or DYU S2 both prove that you don’t need 20-inch plus wheels to get where you’re going.
Do you remember the Tron movies? You might find some design similarities with Ecotric’s sleek-styled ebike. In this review of the latest Ecotric Seagull electric bike, we found the bike to be both modern and full-featured.
And you won’t have to crouch over like the Tron guy to ride one.
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Some riders prefer to wear a helmet when riding any type of bike, electric or otherwise. Others prefer to ride au naturel, at least in regard to their helmet.
Do you need a helmet to ride an electric bike?
In some states or cities, you might need a helmet when riding an ebike.
Electric bikes help you reach your destination easily, but how fast are electric bikes? Most electric bikes come from the factory limited to 20 MPH. They can go faster than 20 MPH with a helping hand from gravity or with some zealous pedaling, but the motor stops providing assistance at 20 MPH. These are class 1 and class 2 ebikes.
Ebikes can open a new world of possibility for many people, but what are some of the disadvantages of electric bikes?
Some of the downsides almost go without saying. Electric bikes cost more than traditional bikes, and they’re often much heavier. But first takes may not be as straightforward as they seem.