Should You Buy a Recumbent Electric Trike?

For those of us who experience the convenience and joy of bicycling, it’s easy to be puzzled by the increasingly popular electric recumbent-trike. A bit of a closer look though, quickly changes all that. The first things to notice on an electric trike, of course, are the three wheels and the seating position, and next [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:06:09+00:00March 31st, 2020|Blog|2 Comments

ENVO D35 2020 Electric Bike Vs Giant EXPLORE E+ 2 GTS

When you decide on buying an ebike, it can be very overwhelming because you have so many choices on the market today. Today we are going to compare two popular ebikes, the ENVO D35 and the Giant Explore 2+ GTS. Both are versatile bikes, designed for commuting, trails, and all-around fun although the Explore [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:10:06+00:00March 19th, 2020|Blog, comparison|4 Comments

The Pros and Cons of an Electric Fat Bike

The rebirth of bicycles as a primary means of commuting is mostly thanks to the addition of electric bike components, which was inevitably going to inspire more innovation. Not surprisingly, most of these innovations are geared towards more specialized applications of bicycles and their ebike offspring. Everything from compact folding bikes for inner city use [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:21:08+00:00February 24th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Less is More: 6 Reasons Your E-bike Motor Should be 500W or Less

Nearly every retail electric bicycle and ebike conversion kit is listed at a specific power level, such as a “500 watt electric bike” or a “250 watt ebike conversion kit”, yet often this power rating is misleading. When it comes to choosing a motor for your e-bike, bigger isn’t always better. Traditional motors range from [...]

By |2020-03-04T00:32:33+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Blog, comparison|0 Comments

A Victoria Student Fined For Riding Without Ebike Insurance

A Victoria college student is frustrated after purchasing an electric bike last summer and received two tickets resulting in about $600 in fines - tickets that were given in error. With the increased popularity of ebikes, there is some confusion around the rules and regulations. Although there is no requirement for ebike riders to get [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:22:21+00:00January 31st, 2020|Blog, news|0 Comments

Best Electric Bikes in Canada For 2020

Electric bikes exploded in popularity last year and are expected to trend throughout 2020 as well. It wasn’t too long ago when there were only a small handful of styles to choose from – but in just under a year, ebike designs have drastically changed, giving us fun in variety. You can find electronic [...]

By |2020-05-01T18:53:29+00:00December 31st, 2019|Blog, comparison|3 Comments

Envo D-35 Is A Hit With Customers

Due to high demand, EbikesBC is pleased to announce that the ENVO D35 bike has completely sold out for the year. Unfortunately, we will not be receiving any more models in store. Instead, we are working hard to develop the 2020 ENVO D35 which will be released in November. This will be a complete upgrade [...]

By |2019-11-29T23:46:20+00:00August 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Why You Should Buy an Electric Bike This Summer

Electric bikes are a great addition to any summer adventure, no matter if you’re hitting the Vancouver slopes, the sights of Toronto, or the trails in Montreal. If you’ve never ridden an e-bike before, you are in for a treat. Once you are out in the streets or the trails, you will feel the power [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:50:06+00:00June 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What Type of Maintenance does an E-Bike Need?

Just like any regular bicycle, your electric bike is going to need routine maintenance. However, don’t be put off by the bike’s electrical components as they actually require very little upkeep – it’s the tires, the brakes, and the wheels that need to be maintained by an experience bike or ebike mechanic. Dealerships will ensure [...]

By |2019-04-30T22:04:48+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog|2 Comments