Besides by-law limitations for street legal maximum 500W power, There are many engineering and safety reasons behind sizing a motor power on a bicycle, no matter if this is a factory made bicycle or a retrofit conversion project. 3000W, 1500W, 1000W, 750W motors are not street legal and are too powerful and heavy for bicycles. [...]
Buy the electric bike if you have found the right fit with a reasonable price. Do you already have a sound bicycle which ergonomically fits and you like it? Or you want to save on price of the bicycle as well as freeing some storage space? Inquire your conversion kit do it yourself or let [...]
When the battery is dead you will have a regular bike only having 5 to 7 kg more cargo with you. There is no drag or friction by EbikeBC geared hub motor system.
The system is rain proof, good to go in rain or snow, however no water jet and no parking or storing un-covered in rain or snow.
Yes, Our products typically add 6-7Kg (13-16 lbs) to the weight of bike. Also you have the option to remove the battery elimination 3-4kg of the weight when putting your electric bike on a car rack.
For most of versions yes, please check products specification.
Not at all! Un-like traditional Nickel based batteries Li-Ion battery has no historic effect on charge and toping up the battery after each use gives a better life condition.
It takes about 4-7 hours depending on the battery capacity using standard chargers. We may offer quick chargers which doubles the speed of charge.
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 [...]
Usually there is no scheduled maintenance requirement for e-bikes other than simple physical protections and keeping batteries fully charged after each use.