• Riding your Electric Bike in North America: Laws and Regulations

    Riding your Electric Bike in North America: Laws and Regulations
    You might be asking “Is it legal to ride an electric bike (e-bike) in Canada?”, “Do I need a license to operate an ebike in the USA?” or even “Can I operate a 1000 watt ebike, legally?”. If you’re a US or Canadian rider, you can read on to find out about the legality of using an e-bike in your area. Note: The information contained in this blog post is a general summary. For more detailed information, please click here for more info. Please also check your local area for up-to-date regulations and to confirm the...
  • An Interview with Electric Bike YouTube Sensation, Dave Schrader

    An Interview with Electric Bike YouTube Sensation, Dave Schrader
    In this Rize Blog post, we’d like to introduce you to Calgary YouTube sensation, Dave Schrader. Dave is a Rize Bike owner and has a YouTube channel called MegaDave’s World where he regularly posts self-shot videos that feature him and his Rize Bike. We decided to interview Dave for this Rize Blog post and introduce you to him. Without further ado, here is the interview. Hi Dave, who are you and when did you launch your YouTube channel? Hello, my name is Dave Schrader. I’m from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and my YouTube channel is called MegaDave’s...
  • Please Follow Rize Bikes on Facebook!

    Please Follow Rize Bikes on Facebook!
    Please Follow Rize Bikes on Facebook! Hello and welcome to this week’s Rize Blog post. Today, we’d like to invite you to join the Rize Bikes company Facebook page. Simply, click here, and then hit the Facebook Like and Follow buttons and you’ll then be able to stay up-to-date with exciting news about Rize Bikes and the electric bike world, along with release updates, and professionally shot photos and videos promos, as well as how-to videos that will show you exactly how to use and service your Rize Bike. Rize Bikes is an e-bike manufacturer and...
  • Why You Should Buy An Electric Bike Direct-To-Consumer From Rize Bikes

    Why You Should Buy An Electric Bike Direct-To-Consumer From Rize Bikes
    Rize Bikes are sold direct-to-consumer from the Rize Bikes website and shipped from our distribution facilities in California, USA, and Vancouver, Canada. Direct-to-consumer means we at Rize Bikes design and manufacture our own e-bikes and sell them directly to consumers without third-party retailers, wholesalers, or shops. By offering our e-bikes direct-to-consumer, we pass on various benefits to our customers, several of which are described below. Read on to learn all about why you should buy an Ebike direct-to-consumer from Rize Bikes! Unbeatable Prices One of the greatest advantages of buying an electric bike direct-to-consumer is the...
  • The Rize Liberty Has a Short Rear Fender?

    The Rize Liberty Has a Short Rear Fender?
    The Rize Liberty, shown above, with its front fender removed for a photoshoot and 3/4 fender at the back. Hot or not? Here at Rize Bikes we recently received a Facebook comment from someone who thought the rear fender on the Rize Liberty was “too short and pointless” and it brings up the age old debate: To fender or not to fender and should the fender be small, big, or always extra large??? Purpose The fender’s purpose is generally to stop rain and mud from flying up and drenching the rider. Still, what about riders who...
  • How to Fix Squeaky E-Bike Brakes

    How to Fix Squeaky E-Bike Brakes
    How To Resolve Noisy, Squealing E-Bike Disc Brakes? Boom, the above video will walk you through a few tips. Is a strange squealing noise drawing the wrong kind of attention to your e-bike? Do your electric bike brakes sound like a loud flushing toilet? Fear not, because the solution is quite simple and can be repeated as often as you need. The most common solution for contaminated brake pads is to simply wear off the top layer of your brake pads, which should stop the sound at its source by removing any contamination.  Why Are My...
  • Tips for Riding an Electric Fat Bike in the Snow!

    Tips for Riding an Electric Fat Bike in the Snow!
    If you’ve ever thought riding an e-bike is an activity only for the warm weather months, think again! Snowy rides can be a totally new frontier for you and your electric fat bike. While riding in the snow will offer you some amazing ride opportunities, it also poses some unique challenges that you must be ready to confront both before, during, and after your ride. Read on to learn some tips that will make snow riding as easy, safe, and fun as possible!  Before There are a few key things you can do before bringing your...
  • Electric Bikes vs. Electric Motorcycles: Which Bike is Right for You?

    Electric Bikes vs. Electric Motorcycles: Which Bike is Right for You?
    Electric BIkes vs. Electric Motorcycles: Which Bike is Right for You? What’s the difference between an electric bike (e-bike) and an electric motorcycle? Read on to learn the difference between the two, and discover which one is right for you. Electric Motorcycles Many people ride electric motorcycles, and for good reason. Most look like traditional motorcycles (typically, with smaller engines) but of course, they run on electricity, not combustion energy and they’re generally fast. So, how do electric motorbikes compare to electric bikes? For starters, electric motorcycles weigh a lot more, are generally speaking, they are...
  • How to check battery fuse?

    How to check battery fuse?
    If you own an electric bike, there’s a very good chance you have an LG battery attached to it. This is because LG makes great batteries, and here at Rize Bikes, we have been retrofitting LG batteries to all of our electric bikes from day one. That being said, there is a chance your LG battery could stop working and refuse to budge at some point way into the future.So what do you do if your e-bike battery stops working? Well, there are a few simple things you can quickly test to get to the bottom...
  • How To Choose Your First E-Bike

    How To Choose Your First E-Bike
    Allan (above) proudly riding his Rize Mini. If you want to buy an e-bike but you're not sure about which one to choose, you’re in the right place! Let us be your guide in selecting the perfect e-bike for your needs and your lifestyle! Even if you’ve never ridden an e-bike or don’t know where to start, there is an ebike out there for you and we can help you find the right one! A great first step in choosing your electric bike is to ask yourself a few simple questions, like: When would I ride...
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