The lowdown: What You Should Know About E-bike Brakes
There are lots of companies hyping products that claim to be made specifically for e-bikes.
You can buy e-bike drivetrains, e-bike rated tires and even e-bike rated cycling shoes — It seems like everyone is trying to get in on the electric bike boom.
E-bike braking systems are high on the list of components we see most often marked as e-bike specific. A quick survey of the dozens of e-bikes currently in the Electric Bike Report offices shows they are all equipped with a braking system made and marketed specifically for e-bikes.
So, should you buy into the hype around e-bike brakes? Yes. You absolutely should. But there are some things to take into consideration.