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Regenerative braking on electric bicycles

Is the hardware available to recharge the ebike by pedaling? Yes. Is it possible to recharge by pedaling? No; and the reason is regeneration demands heavy push to pedal which is exhausting. Regeneration only makes sense when you use the kinetic energy of a bike in breaking or descending a downhill which at best it [...]

By |2018-02-16T00:40:42+00:00February 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

If Faster Cyclists are Safer Cyclists, E-Cyclists are the Safest

Safety is the Number One Reason to Convert Your Bike to an E-bike   As cyclists, safety is always a major concern on the road. Unlike cars, bicycles have no frame or airbags to protect their riders during collisions. Cyclists are vulnerable in a way motorists don’t have to worry about, the ultimate protection is [...]

By |2017-08-17T15:22:24+00:00August 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

More E-Bikes on the Road Means More Bikes on the Road

In recent months, reports of e-bike cyclists conflicting with pedestrians and other cyclists have been mounting. For example, cycling website cycle-space.com published an article called 4 Things to Hate about E-bikes,[i] or, this article from dailymail.co.uk[ii] describes how a woman walking her dog accosts an e-bike cyclist on his way to a doctor’s appointment.   [...]

By |2017-08-05T02:01:25+00:00August 5th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NY Times Article About Pedelecs Health Benefits

The Surprising Health Benefits of an Electric Bike ByGRETCHEN REYNOLDSJULY 6, 2016   https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/07/06/the-surprising-health-benefits-of-an-electric-bike-2/?_r=0 Getty Images Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. In the Tour de France, equipping your bike with a small electric motor is called mechanical doping, and is considered cheating. But for the rest of us, an electrified bicycle might be a [...]

By |2017-03-15T19:33:59+00:00March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EbikeBC incentive for HUB members

HUB Cycling is a member-based charitable non-profit organization, originally established in 1998 to improve cycling conditions in Metro Vancouver. Since then, HUB has impacted infrastructure, educated thousands of children and adults and motivated thousands more. EbikeBC offers incentives to HUB members who want to expand the usability of their existing bicycle by adding on the e-assist system. Join HUB [...]

By |2017-03-15T18:47:52+00:00March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments