first ebike

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    e-bike Rookie | 1st e-bike purchase advice

    First-time poster, future first-time owner! Looking for some advice on my first e-bike purchase: 1. I won't be commuting, but looking for a bike to enjoy around town, up and down the hilly roads of Atlanta. 2. As strange as this sounds (since it appears that most of the higher-quality ebikes...
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    First things first

    OK, even though I've put 1,000 miles on an ebike I feel like a total newbie here, but let me ask a question: Why is the first question about buying an ebike anything other than "Torque sensing vs. cadence sensing?" It seems to me this divides two distinct types of bikes and riders. I like...
  3. aschrad

    Prospective Ebike owner

    Hi everyone, I join you all from Calgary Alberta under bittersweet circumstances. I had just started looking at ebikes after coming across an Indigogo campaign for the "Babymaker" but was not really seriously considering anything for probably the next couple of years. Then low and behold I...
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    E-Bike Commuter Decision

    Hi Everyone from Newport Beach, CA The 2 of us, Wife (5’ 6”) and myself (6’ 3”) are in the market for a Commuter E-Bike. It will be for going around town, Beach paths, etc. Have 4 small kids. May eventually have a Child Bike Trailer behind one of the bikes so we can tow the 2 little ones...
  5. GitaM

    Recommend first comfort ride eBike ?

    I would really appreciate it if you could recommend an eBike that I could use once or twice a week for around Vancouver (hilly). I am not in great shape so want something reasonable with features that would motivate me to ride. Hoping under $3K Canadian. thanks in advance.
  6. Eheller

    2020 Turbo Vado - Early Impressions!

    Well, after months of research, much of it at this awesome site, I took the plunge and bought a 2020 Specialized Turbo Vado 3.0. Picked it up over the weekend. And wow - I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. All I want to do is ride this bike. Two rides this weekend, 17 miles...
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    Please help me EBR!!

    Hello EBR members! I am new to ebikes and like soooo many others i have become almost overwhelmed with my weeks and weeks of ebike research I've been doing. EBR has come to be my go to for almost all my research. I would love to get some feedback from others on brands and recommendations on...
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    New buyer, little to no knowledge

    Ive tried researching them the last few days but there's too much out there and its honestly made it a bit more confusing than when I started looking. I apologize for the lack of specifics I am providing, but I am not too picky. Just want to make sure I get the best value. I would like to get...
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    Thoughts on a Used 2014 iZip E3 Dash?

    Hey All, I am in the market for my first ebike, but have not pulled the trigger yet as I'm a little strapped for cash. In my ideal world, I would replace our family's second vehicle with an ebike, but I am nervous to put down big money on a nicer model before trying one out and making sure it's...
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    Choosing a well rounded first ebike

    Hi guys/gals, I have been looking around lately for a first e bike ever since a coworker braught one in. I have narrowed it down to a few choices, one of them is: https://shop.m2sbikes.com/collections/frontpage/products/the-explorer But I don´t see alot of customer reviews. There is for...
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    Recommendations need for first ebike

    I am going to purchase my first Ebike (Canada). I will use it to ride the bike paths (paved) around the city and also the groomed portion (usually hard packed gravel on old railroad beds or easy trails) of the Trans Canada Trail. I Would like flexibility to go longer distances - 80 plus km at...
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    My first ebike...refurbished crossedcurrent

    Ive been riding a fairly cheap Fuji hybrid for about 10 years and finally added a juiced crosscurrent For commuting and leisure. Price: 9/10. I paid a little over 1200 directly from juiced for their refurbished 10.4 ah L black using a recent promo code Assembly: 9/10. very easy. I'm not...
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    Canadian Winter Ready Comfort Commuter - Research Stalemate

    I could really use some help. I am a non driver because driving isn't practical for my income or my mental health but mostly because I work less than 5km from my current home. I have been seriously researching electric bikes because while I like biking to work, arriving sweaty or numb legged...
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    Looking for my first Ebike

    Hello, my name is Jeff and I looking for my first Ebike. I have been trying to research them as much as possible in the past 6 months or so using this website. I have to say that all of Courts reviews have been awesome! After all my research, I think I am ready to buy one in the next couple of...