• Burning calories: E-bikes vs. Traditional bikes

    There are people that seem to believe that riding an electric bike does not require mucheffort. In some cases, yes, but if you’re looking for a workout and burn calories, this postshows an impressive number of calories you can burn on a e-bike.   A recentstudyshows on average, a person riding over moderately hilly terrain with noelectrical assistance for one hour can burn roughly around 552 cal. With electrical assistance a person can burn around 444cal. Statistically, riding an e-bike resulted in burning around 20% less calories than riding a non-electrical bike.   This shows that you...
  • 4 reasons why an e-bike will help you stay in shape

    Like most people, you’d like to find a way to stay in shape. While electric bikes are a lot of fun, many don’t realize they can provide health benefits and a good work out. Here are four reasons an electric bike will help you stay in shape: 1. Something that is fun, you’ll tend to do more often. Although it’s hard keeping up an exercise schedule, electric bikes are so much fun that they tend to relieve you from boredom. With an electric bike, you’re able to cover greater distance and explore new routes much easier...
  • How to adjust the rear derailleur (gear)

    The easiest way to do this is using the barrel adjuster on the derailleur. You can use it to tighten or loosen the cable slightly and get the shifting back to perfect and making the chain runs smoothly for all rear cogs.  If you look at the barrel adjuster from the point of view of the cable housing (not the bare cable) running into it, turning the adjuster clockwise will slacken the cable and counter-clockwise will tighten it. Adding slack (clockwise) to the rear derailleur should adjust the chain towards the small cog, tightening (counter-clockwise) moves...
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