• 5 GPS Anti-Theft Tracking Devices for your Ebike

    5 GPS Anti-Theft Tracking Devices for your Ebike
    Locating a stolen E-bike with a tracking device is now possible. So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and buy yourself an electric bike. Awesome! E-bikes are a fun way to get around and there are a lot of great accessories to make your e-bike experience even better, and one of the first you might consider purchasing is a GPS tracker. E-bikes are a big investment and it’s not uncommon for e-bikes to be stolen, but if you have a GPS tracker on your bike - it could increase your chance of getting the bike returned...
  • You can't tell it's an Ebike

    You can't tell it's an Ebike
    The brand new FIXIE is quite simply an electric bike that doesn’t look like an electric bike. It’s a lightweight single-speed e-bike that weighs just 34lbs (15kg) and is easy to carry, take on transit, and easy to maneuver around the city. The FIXIE has an integrated battery hidden inside the frame and a 350w rear hub motor that runs almost silent - so when you’re riding this down the road and engaging pedal assist - you will likely surprise a few onlookers when the motor kicks in. Unique to Rize’s line of new e-bikes for...
  • 3 Reasons to Buy an Electric Bike!

    3 Reasons to Buy an Electric Bike!
    Are you thinking of buying an electric bike? Tired of driving a gas guzzling car? Boom, here’s a few reasons why you should make the jump and buy an e-bike. #1: Health Benefits First and foremost, e-bikes encourage you to stay active. According to the CDC, most adults do not get enough physical activity (150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity, per week). So, riding an ebike is great for your health, and when you ride you’ll not only increase your blood flow and oxygen levels, but you’ll help your body to...
  • The 2021 Rize Electric Bike

    The 2021 Rize Electric Bike
    Are you looking for a high quality electric bike that is versatile, comfortable, well-priced, and ticks all your boxes? If yes, then check out the 2021 Rize from Rize Bikes. The Rize is a beautiful e-bike that has all the features you’re looking for including a 500-watt Bafang motor with 65 Newton-meters of torque, and a state-of-the-art Samsung 50E cell battery that will help you travel up to 55 miles (90 kms) on a single charge (with pedal-assist). And, get this: The 2021 Rize is upgradable to a dual battery configuration that will allow you to...
  • How to Adjust Your Rear Derailleur

    How to Adjust Your Rear Derailleur
    If you’re riding an electric bike and finding your gears are just not changing properly, the problem could be your rear derailleur. In fact, one of the most common adjustments performed on an e-bike is related to the rear derailleur. So, we’ll walk you through the process, below. What Is A Rear Derailleur? Your rear derailleur acts as the control that allows you to shift gears while riding your bike. It’s attached to the rear of your bike frame, with a mounting bolt, and the other end has a mobile arm that guides your bike chain....
  • E-bike Etiquette

    E-bike Etiquette
    E-bike Etiquette If you’re riding an e-bike there are things you can do to prevent accidents and stay safe. In this blog post, we offer a few tips and suggestions to help keep you and everyone around you safe.  Learn the regulations All cities are different on how they regulate e-bikes, so our first suggestion is that you take a few minutes to learn about your city’s regulations. Check out our blog post Riding your Electric Bike in North America: Laws and Regulations. We also suggest you do a quick Google search for additional municipal info....
  • 2021 Rize City The Best-Priced E-bike of 2021

    2021 Rize City The Best-Priced E-bike of 2021
    The newly designed 2021 Rize City is set to release July 2021 and pre-orders are piling up for it, fast. Who needs this e-bike and why is it shaping up to be one of the most incredible e-bikes of the year? Keep reading to find out more. As the name suggests, the Rize City is perfect for city cruising and city commutes, which means it’s built for practically everyone. Rize Digital Marketing Executive, Ray Chwartkowski had this to say “The 2020 Rize City was our hottest seller last year and the newly designed 2021 Rize City...
  • COVID-19 Update

    COVID-19 Update
    Hi everyone, we hope you’re doing well and staying healthy. It’s been more than a year since COVID-19 impacted our lives and we thought we’d post a quick pandemic update. Health Rize’s CEO, Ace Samurai, contracted COVID-19 and quarantined for the mandatory time limit, in Vancouver, this past April and early May, 2021. He and his entire family contracted the virus but they are all fine, now, and doing great. Many of the workers, at our overseas factory, have unfortunately experienced loss and setbacks with the virus, and we’re grateful to each of the workers there....
  • Best E-Bike Helmets for 2021

    Best E-Bike Helmets for 2021
    If you’re into riding electric bikes, it’s crucial that you protect yourself with a high-quality helmet. But, which one should you choose? After all, e-bikes tend to travel faster than regular bicycles, so do regular bicycle helmets and e-bikes go together? Keep reading to see our top picks of the best e-bike helmets for 2021. Road Bike Helmets For anyone who lives in an area with a warmer climate, a regular road bike helmet might be your first choice simply because they’re lightweight and extremely breathable, which means you’ll get more air circulation and you won’t...
  • The History of The Electric Bike

    The History of The Electric Bike
    When was the first electric bike invented? Well, you may think they’re a recent invention, but the first concepts date back to 1895. Let’s first look at the origin of the bicycle and work from there. Image credit: Bloomberg The First Bicycle In 1817, a man named Karl Drais built the first official two-wheeled transportation contraption. His invention was essentially a bike without pedals, and it weighed approximately 48 pounds. It became known as the Draisine or Running Machine, and it was immensely popular in Europe and eventually The United States. The excitement, however, was short-lived...
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