Replacement Electric Bike Batteries Guide

The NTS Works Universal Battery is rebuildable.

The NTS Works Universal Battery is rebuildable.

Eventually electric bike batteries need to be replaced as their lifecycle comes to an end.

You can tell when a battery is nearing the end of its life when it does not provide you with much range.

This guide will help you with ideas on how to get a replacement electric bike battery.

First of all, if you have a complete electric bike you should buy the replacement battery from that e-bike company.  Typically you can get a replacement from your local dealer but in some cases you may need to contact the e-bike company directly.

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Electric Bike News: Tilting E-Cargo Trike, UPS E-Trike, Velosurance, Shimano & Yamaha Mid Drives, & More! [VIDEOS]

Butchers & Bicycles is a wild name for a bike/trike company but here is the reasoning behind it: “designed, developed and hand built with love and pride in Copenhagen’s meatpacking district”.  This tilting electric cargo trike looks like it will make errand running or a delivery business a lot of fun; checkout the video!

Speaking of delivery businesses, UPS is using a pedal/electric trike in Germany to deliver packages in congested city areas; how cool is that!  FedEx is using a pedal/electric trike for deliveries in [Read more…]

TerraTrike Rambler with E-BikeKit Review [VIDEO]

Recently I became interested in electric recumbent trikes because of the number of new e-trikes that have hit the market or will hit the market soon.

Due to the fact that electric recumbent trikes are a growing niche in the light electric vehicle world, I put together a guide to electric recumbent trikes.

There are also the traditional upright electric trikes and these have proven to be utilitarian delivery vehicles.  FedEx uses electric trikes in Paris and B-Line Sustainable Urban Delivery uses them in Portland, Oregon.

With all of that, I set out to do a full review of an e-recumbent trike and that is how the TerraTrike Rambler with The E-BikeKit Electric Bike Conversion System came together!  [Read more…]