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Top 5 Tips for Lithium Ion Electric Bike Battery Care

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This is a guest post from Jonathon Monk of Cycling Made Easy.   Electric bicycles are an increasingly common sight in cities throughout the world. With more and more people choosing to take to two wheels, these bikes offer the perfect opportunity to enhance fitness while playing an important role in helping to reduce the carbon emissions generated by other forms of transport. These bikes are helping to persuade many non-cyclists to start pedaling but it is important to understand that making your purchase is just the first step. Once you have bought your e-bike, it is crucial that you take the necessary steps...

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Why Buy An Electric Bicycle Conversion Kit

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Have you thought about buying a conversion kit for your bicycle and turning it into an electric assist bike? If you love riding your current bike, a conversation kit will allow you to modify it and give it some extra power. Not only does it save you money, but it also allows you to instantly customize your bike which is especially great if you’re a cycling enthusiast. In addition, the conversion kit comes with everything you need so you can install it yourself without any special expertise. There are many options out there but the three most important aspects to consider are durability, performance,...

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The Best Electric E-bike Conversion Kit for Beginners

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An ebike conversion kit is perfect if you already enjoy your existing bicycle but just want to give it a little extra power. The added bonus is that you don’t have to buy a whole new bike if you have one that is already available. For many electric bike riders, a conversion kit is a great way to quickly and easily get started. One of the best things about an ebike conversion kit is that it’s inexpensive compared to buying and shipping each part individually or buying a whole new electric bike. It has all the components you need in order to...

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Types of Electric Motors for Electric Bikes

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anuary 21, 2016 by Average Joe Cyclist 2 Comments  Thinking of buying an electric bike? Great idea – but spend some time thinking about what type of electric motor you want for your electric bike. There are several different types of electric motors for electric bikes, and you want to make sure you get the one that best fits your needs. My new electric bike book is packed with reviews of some of the newest, best quality electric bikes, thanks to my collaboration with two of the greatest ebike reviewers in the worldCrank Drive Motors Crank drive motors were the first advanced electric bike motors, and...

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Hub Motor vs Crank Drive Motor – Which is Better for an Electric Bike?

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January 25, 2016 by Average Joe Cyclist Leave a Comment Most electric bikes have a motor on the hub or on the crank drive. The vast majority of electric bikes have hub drive motors. However, crank drive motors are readily available on many electric bikes, if you want one. Deciding which to choose is tricky, as both have advantages and disadvantages. The best advice is to be very clear on the pros and cons of each motor, and then decide which works best for your own needs.It is not easy to decide whether to get a hub motor or a crank drive motor for...

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