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    Tips on Protecting Your Electric Bike

    When you invest a lot of money on a new bike it's natural to want to protect it from thieves. Electric bikes are expensive, so you want the highest security rated locks. The crucial thing to remember is that locks don't prevent your bike being stolen, but they will increase the risk factor in...
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    Turn Your Bike Into an Electric Bike

    Converting Your Bike into an E-Bike. If you enjoy riding your bike on a fairly consistent basis you've most likely learned about electric bikes or pedal-assist bikes. It's no secret that e-bikes are becoming more prevalent for commuting, running errands, and just getting around faster on two...
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    Rearview Safety Options For Ebikes

    I haven't used the bar end types but I agree that I dislike taking my eyes off the road at any time, I like that with these you still are aware of the road ahead of you, even peripherally or un-focused.
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    Rearview Safety Options For Ebikes

    That looks very interesting!
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    Where E-bikes are Made, and Why it's Important

    You bring up some really valid points! It's true that there are good cheap ebikes, and really with many ebikes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. It's the collection of everything: handlebar, brakes, tires, battery, motor, etc that make a bike great. And it's definitely true that...
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    Rearview Safety Options For Ebikes

    That looks pretty handy, and it has an interesting design to it.
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    Ebikes : The Perfect Transport At Burning Man

    Before I start this thread about how amazing e-bikes are on playa; I'd like to start by listing the cons. First off, there will be a LOT of people who won't appreciate your bringing an e-bike, and I'll list why soon. It's important to be aware of what people have done in the past to mess...
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    Choosing the Right Electric Bike For You

    Thanks for that! I completely missed that category, and cruiser style bikes are some of my favorites. They have such a 60's vibe and look so perfect and nostalgic like you said.
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    Rearview Safety Options For Ebikes

    Which one did you go with?
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    Where E-bikes are Made, and Why it's Important

    The Growing Market of E-Bikes According to academic journal Taylor & Francis, electric bikes are “the largest and most rapid uptake of alternative fueled vehicles in the history of motorization.” By many accounts, it is estimated that by 2023, international sales of e-bikes will reach around 40...
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    Choosing the Right Electric Bike For You

    If you're reading this, chances are you are trying to learn more about e-bikes prior to your first purchase or you're interested in just learning more about the different varieties of electric bikes that are being manufactured. Electric bikes or e-bikes (also known as a pedelec or power bike) is...
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    Disposing Your Lithium Battery

    So there are a lot of great things about an electric bike which are pretty well known. There is a lot of searchable information and forums that discuss different types of bikes, batteries, and what the best fit for each rider is. One of the lesser known research topics for new riders is what to...
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    Rearview Safety Options For Ebikes

    Agreed on the listening part, I like to keep one earbud in and at a lower volume, I need to hear everything around me- especially a car creeping up on me. The Mirrcycle definitely seems to be a favorite among riders.
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    Rearview Safety Options For Ebikes

    Not knowing what's behind you and constantly craning around to see can be a bit unbalancing and unsafe. We've included three of the most popular options for rearview safety and a way to try all three of them on Amazon. Handle Bar Mirror Here is one of the more popular options for under $30...
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    How Much Cardio Can You Get From Electric Bikes?

    Agreed! Faster commute, plus better health.