Are you looking to go farther, faster and longer on two wheels? If you currently use a traditional bicycle to commute to work or for leisurely riding, for off-road adventures or for long-distance cycling, you might be intrigued by the electric bike, also known as an e-bike.
How do electric bikes work?
How is an e-bike different from regular bikes? Think of it like a typical bike but with the added assist of a motor to help you with speed or hilly terrain. E-bikes are both practical and entertaining without taking the physical fun out of the ride — you will pedal but get an assist. And if you’re not familiar with e-bikes, you will be soon. Domestic demand for e-bikes is growing, with 130 million of them expected to be sold in just three more years.
What are some e-bike riding tips?
Before you hop on an e-bike, there are some must knows on e-bike safety, including an answer to the question, “Do you need insurance on an e-bike?” Here are some ideas on how to use an electric bike and an overview of the different classes, motor types and safety precautions of e-bikes.