• Tips for Riding at Night

    Tips for Riding at Night
    Tips for Riding at Night Now that the time has changed, you might be commuting in daylight, but will be riding home in the dark. We’ll show you various ways to keep your presence known while riding at night. Shine Bright Having the right headlight will not only help you see whats ahead of you, it also helps drivers and others know that you’ll heading in that direction. Our bikes come with one of two different styles: Super Bright 120 Lux Headlight equipped on our City (see image above) or a retro 2000-lumen motorcycle headlight on...
  • What Drains Most of My Battery?

    What Drains Most of My Battery?
    What Drains Most of My Battery? It’s important to determine not only the range that your battery will last, but other factors as well. Whether that be different types of terrain, the weight your ebike is carrying, or down to tire pressure. All of these can factor in how long your ebike battery will last on a single charge. In this article, we’ll go over the different factors on what could be draining your battery as you ride. Weight on the Bike The more weight your ebike is carrying, the more power the motor needs to...
  • How to Prolong Your Ebike Battery Life

    How to Prolong Your Ebike Battery Life
    How to Prolong Your eBike Battery Life We’re super thankful for the power electric bikes batteries provide and can’t imagine climbing hills without them. But what’s also important is keeping the health of ebike batteries in top shape to ensure you get the most of out them before replacing. Use the Provided Charger Using the smart battery charger that was provided with your ebike is the best option to ensure the battery is getting the optimal charge needed, without damaging your battery by overcharging. Using a 3rd party battery charger as an alternative may not be...
  • Why Tire Pressure is So Important

    Why Tire Pressure is So Important
    Why Tire Pressure is So Important It doesn’t matter if you have the best tires on the market. If they are over or under inflated, this creates for a dangerous ride for not only the rest of your bike, but for your safety as well. Beyond this, they could be dangerous if they are incorrectly inflated for a long period of time. Find out why and when to adjust your tire pressure. Rated PSI As your tires are the only parts of your bike touching the ground, its important to keep them in great shape. Keeping...
  • Which eBike Frame is Right for You?

    Which eBike Frame is Right for You?
    Which eBike Frame is Right for You? With more and more ebikes coming onto the market, you'll see a variety of frame types that are accommodated for one or more purposes. Whether you’re looking for a commuting bike to ride through the city or looking to use your ebike for something more rugged like trail riding, there are a few important factors to consider when deciding which type of ebike frame you should get. The main difference between frame designs is the shape: step-through and step-over bike frames. Step-Through Bike Frames If you're interested in an electric...
  • Why Adjusting Your Seat Could Result in a Better Ride

    Why Adjusting Your Seat Could Result in a Better Ride
    Why Adjusting Your Seat  Could Result in a Better Ride Do you know what's a bummer? Getting to the end of your bike ride and feeling like you just ran a marathon. Or maybe it's not all the way at the end—maybe it's when you're just starting out, or maybe it's somewhere in the middle. You may find yourself just pedaling along and suddenly, out of nowhere, your back starts to ache, and before you know it your legs are burning like they've been set on fire. What happened? It could be your seat. Bike seats...
  • How Weight Can Affect Ebike Performance

    How Weight Can Affect Ebike Performance
    How Weight Can Affect Ebike Performance There are many types of electric bikes on the market, but they all share one thing: the weight of the ebike itself or the rider impacts the ebike performance. The more weight you have on your bike, the harder it works to perform well. To find out more about how the bike's weight affects ebike performance and which methods work best for getting rid of extra pounds from your bike, read on! Two Ways Weight Can Affect Performance The Ebike Itself The weight of your ebike is one factor that...
  • Mid-drive vs Rear-hub Motors

    Mid-drive vs Rear-hub Motors
    Mid-drive vs Rear-hub Motors If you’re shopping for an electric bike, you’ve probably noticed that there are two main types of motors: mid-drive and rear-hub motors. The difference between them isn’t just about where the motor is located—it matters for how the bike rides, too. We’ll explain how each of them works as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each style. What’s the Difference Between Mid-drive and Rear-hub Motors? What is a Mid-drive Motor? A mid-drive ebike has its motor mounted in between the pedals and the crankset, which helps to drive the chain back and...
  • Hydraulic vs Mechanical Brakes

    Hydraulic vs Mechanical Brakes
    Hydraulic vs Mechanical Brakes What type of brakes are best, hydraulic vs mechanical? You can find hydraulic and mechanical disc brakes on most bikes nowadays, as they outperform the traditional rim brakes you grew up with. Hydraulic brakes are great for stopping quickly, especially at higher speeds, whereas mechanical brakes may require a longer stopping distance as the braking power is equal to the force you apply at the lever. Between the two styles  Hydraulic vs Mechanical: What's the Difference? What is a Hydraulic Brake System?  A hydraulic brake is one that uses fluid (typically mineral oil)...
  • 7 tips on how to fight against bike theft

    7 tips on how to fight against bike theft
    7 tips on how to fight against bike theft Let's face it, bike theft is a huge problem in North America. It's estimated that 2 million riders every year will fall victim to bike theft. To understand the severity of bike theft in Canada and the United States, we met with 529 Garage at the BC Bike Show earlier this month. We also asked about how each rider can protect their precious bikes! For riders who have not heard of 529 Garage, they are the largest community-powered bike recovery service. All that is required is to...
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