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    Depreciation of Electric Bikes

    Electric bikes, unfortunately, depreciate much faster than conventional bikes. This thought hit me today with great clarity due to what, at first blush, seemed like a bargain. I saw a craigslist ad for a used Juiced 2013 ODK U500 for $650. Wow! I thought. That's a good deal! No matter that the...
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    Electric bikes get over 1,100 mpg...

    Or so says bike engineer Zach Krapl in this TED talk: This astounding figure is reached only if you charge your ebike battery via a solar panel. Otherwise, the equivalent mileage goes down to around 500 mpg. Not shabby! I assume those numbers are reached via a math formula that takes into...
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    Haibike Sduro FullSeven AllMtn Plus

    It has a Yamaha motor, 250W nominal, 500W peak; it's a full suspension (Rockshox front and rear), all-purpose mountain bike; it comes with 27.5-inch wheels and 3-inch Schwalbe Nobby Nic tires. In other words, its tires are midway between a regular mountain bike tire (usually around 2.25 inches)...
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    Haibike AllMtn Plus vs FullSeven RX

    I wonder whether you all who probably have more experience with mountain e-bikes than I do could help me make a decision between these two Haibike models. Unfortunatley, my LBS does not have demos, in my size, of these two models, so I can't simply ride them and decide. I am attracted to the...
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    Haibike XDURO Trekking

    New to this forum and to electric bikes, although I have been riding regular bikes for more than half a century. Another Haibike (besides he 29er hardtail) that caught my interest is the Trekking, and I was able to test ride a Trekking Pro Low Step today. A lot of fun! And it appears to have...
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    Haibike SXDURO RX 29"

    New to this electric bike forum, as I am to electric bikes. I have been reading about them and test rode a few. A lot of fun and very exciting bikes! I rode up Texas Street in San Diego aboard a Faraday S. Tough, long hill on a conventional bike. Relatively easy on the Faraday, a moderate...