Month: November 2019

If Tesla made e-bikes?

If Tesla made e-bikes?

On November 5 last year Recode Decode published an interview with Elon Musk where he said, “Electric bike, I think we might do an electric bike, yeah.” Thanks to Tesla’s reputation of coming in from left-field and blowing its competition apart, this caused excitement in the e-bike world. Though not the first automotive manufacturer to …

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How To Make Your Bike Electric

How To Make Your Bike Electric

With all the buzz about e-bikes, you might be tempted to retain your existing bike. The good news, however, is that your old faithful could be rigged up with your favorite e-bike conversion kit. However, you should also take into account the fact that retro-fit electric bike conversion motors might not be as reliable in …

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How to Change Electric Bike Battery

How to Change Electric Bike Battery

Electric bikes use rechargeable batteries to provide the power they need to travel. Some of the most common batteries used include nickel-cadmium, lithium-ion polymer, sealed lead-acid, and nickel-metal hydride batteries. Like any other battery, electric bike batteries need to be replaced after being used for a specific period of time. Their lifespan depends on the …

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E-bikes: Do You Need A License?

E-bikes: Do You Need A License?

No longer just for mechanical or electronics nerds, electric bicycles are now commonplace in everyday garages as well as the showrooms of all major bicycle manufacturers. A quick look through Craigslist or the ads on a Buy, Swap & Sell site reveal at least a couple of pages of eBikes, as commuters and enthusiasts alike …

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