Why would you consider upgrading electric bicycle battery from 48v to a 52v battery

23 Thu

Why would you consider upgrading electric bicycle battery from 48v to a 52v battery

Many users seem to be happy with their 48v ebike batteries while others consider upgrading to a higher voltage battery that their build can handle. Why would you consider upgrading your electric bicycle battery from 48v to a 52v battery?   What are the advantages and disadvantages of upgrading a 48v battery to a 52v? There are two main reasons why most do upgrade to a 52v battery. More speed More power Expanding upon the formula, Watt = Amp x Volt. Increasing the voltage will therefore increase the wattage too and this will result in more power. The rate at...

Health and the environmental benefits of ebikes

30 Tue

Health and the environmental benefits of ebikes

Do you think eBikes are for lazy people who do not like pedaling? Well, you might be right if you are one of those lazy fellows but research says it’s not true actually. Electric bikes can make pedaling, climbing hills or riding a bike simpler but how they can impact our health and environment exactly? Researchers at Clemson University and the University of Pennsylvania released a study in 2014 that shows riding a bike keeps you active and will make you happy, it will reduce stress which means a positive effect on your health. It is also good for those...

How electricity flow in an electric bike works?

11 Thu

How electricity flow in an electric bike works?

Batteries are the most important part of our electric bicycles as we all know. That’s why we do intense research and decide carefully before we buy a battery. We try to find the best battery that fits our conversion kits and therefore we have so many questions in mind. One of the most asked questions is “Can I use a 1000W battery with a 500W conversion kit?”. The answer to this question is yes, technically you should not have any problem with that. Here comes the second question, “But, how?”. The reason why people are concerned about it is the...

Advantages of hub motors

29 Fri

Advantages of hub motors

First, hub motors are completely independent of drive chain. We do not claim that hub motors are better than mid drives, they both have cons and pros, what we want to emphasize is when a chain breaks, has freewheel issues or derailleur gets damaged, the hub motor still can keep moving the bicycle until the rider reaches their destination.

Is eBike good for exercise?

01 Fri

Is eBike good for exercise?

If you are one of those who think electric bikes are not good for exercise just because they have a motor, then you may be mistaken. It’s about how much exercise we are talking about. As we all know, electric bicycles come with PAS (Pedal Assist System) which assists riders while they are pedalling, yes while they are pedaling. So, having a motor does not mean there is no effort at all. Electric bikes gives you a luxury of choice, especially if you are a commuter. It’s totally up to you to decide either if you want to reach your...

Tips for Maintaining an Electric Bike

15 Fri

Tips for Maintaining an Electric Bike

It’s very important to take your ebike for tune-up regularly. The timing depends on how much or under what conditions you ride your bike and the type of the bike of course. You can understand when it’s time for tune up from derailleur adjustments, gears that do not switch smoothly, loose spokes or brakes that ask for readjusting etc. Keep your battery maintained in a dry and cool environment and charged. Do not assume that the battery or bike has problems if the range or performance of your bike degraded. There might be other reasons for it such as tire...