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Electric Motor

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Introduction This article will take an in-depth look at electric motors. The article will bring more understanding on topics such as: Principle of Electric Motors Types of Electric Motors Applications and Benefits of Electric Motors And Much More… Chapter 1: Principle of Electric Motors This chapter will discuss what electric motors are, their construction, and how they function. What is an Electric Motor? An electric motor is an electric machine that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy. Most electric motors work via the interaction of the motor magnetic field and electrical current in a wound wire to produce force in...

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HOW TO USE AN E-BIKE TO GET FIT

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Cycling, and especially e-biking, is a great way to get moving without putting excessive strain on your joints and muscles. Activities like running are classed as high impact and, regardless of the health benefits, can easily become the cause of much pain and injury if your technique is slightly off. This worry is lessened when cycling as the smooth movements put less strain on your joints and muscles, even when you’re pushing yourself to new limits. We say it’s time to pick up the e-bike!

 

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Hydraulic versus Mechanical Brakes for Electric Bikes

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BY TEAM EVELO / LEAVE A COMMENT An electric bike can help you climb a steep hill with ease, but it is your electric bike’s braking system that will help you descend that same hill safely. All of the bikes we build at EVELO have braking systems selected specifically to match the bike’s performance, but there are still important differences, for example, between hydraulic brakes and mechanical brakes. In this video, Alex explains some of those differences and does his best to help you make the best choice for your next electric bike. If you would like more information about how to choose...

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What is the Difference Between a Cadence Sensor and a Torque Sensor on an Electric Bike?

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BY TEAM EVELO / LEAVE A COMMENT Cadence or torque sensors tell an electric bike’s pedal-assist system (PAS) when to engage the motor and propel the e-bike forward. Although just about any combination of a cadence sensor, a torque sensor, or both will work, each sensor type can have an impact on an electric bike’s performance and ride. So what is the difference between a cadence sensor and a torque sensor on an electric bike? A common response in the bicycle manufacturing industry is that a cadence sensor determines if you are pedaling while a torque sensor measures how hard you are pedaling. Pedal Assist...

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Replacement Electric Bike Batteries Guide

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Eventually electric bike batteries need to be replaced as their lifecycle comes to an end. You can tell when a battery is nearing the end of its life when it does not provide you with much range. This guide will help you with ideas on how to get a replacement electric bike battery. First of all, if you have a complete electric bike you should buy the replacement battery from that e-bike company.  Typically you can get a replacement from your local dealer but in some cases you may need to contact the e-bike company directly. The same goes for electric bike kits....

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