Learn More About Electric Bikes
When buying an electric bike think about how you will use it. Is it for work or play? If you are commuting, you’ll want a model with a long range so that it can get you to work and back. If it is just for fun around the neighborhood, you’ll want decent speed, but range won’t be as much of an issue. The motors and battery should be of primary concern as that is the heart of an E-Bike. A powerful motor and a good battery are a must. You also want a short charging time if possible. There are many more factors to consider and we cover them all in our electric bike reviews and buying guides.
The price range for a decent electric bike today is anywhere from $250 to $3000 and most weigh at least 50 pounds. One thing to look for is the placement of the battery pack as it can affect the center of gravity. These bikes are maintenance free for the most part, but the more you use it the more you will need to take care of it, just like a regular bike.