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Best Electric Bikes For Heavier Riders 2024

May 24th, 2024
*Electric Bike Report aims to help consumers find the right electric bike for their needs. When you buy a...
Why Ride A Fat Tire E-Bike?

Why Ride A Fat Tire E-Bike?

March 24th, 2024
So let’s say you’re in the market for an e-bike, whether it’s your first, or your next, and you’re...

The Different Types of E-Bike Batteries

December 15th, 2023
Without the invention of lithium-ion batteries, e-bikes might not have taken off. Lithium-ion batteries offer a level of energy...
Electric Bike Battery Fires

The Real Story Behind Electric Bike Battery Fires

December 12th, 2023
What is happening with e-bike fires in NYC, how you can stay safe, and what should the industry do...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Electric Bike Deals 2024

November 27th, 2023
*Electric Bike Report aims to help consumers find the right electric bike for their needs. When you buy a...

Best Electric Hunting Bikes – 2024

November 20th, 2023
*Electric Bike Report aims to help consumers find the right electric bike for their needs. When you buy a...

Best Value E-Bikes – 2024 | The Bang-For-Your-Buck E-Bike Options

November 20th, 2023
*Electric Bike Report aims to help consumers find the right electric bike for their needs. When you buy a...

Bike Geometry Guide: The Basics of Rider Positioning

October 29th, 2023
The dimensions and angles of each element of a bike frame – and the relationships between these measurements –...

Best Car Racks For Electric Bikes – 2024

September 28th, 2023
*Electric Bike Report aims to help consumers find the right electric bike car rack for their needs. When you...

Torque Sensors vs. Cadence Sensors on Electric Bikes

August 29th, 2023
In order for an e-bike motor to know when to turn on or off, it must receive a signal...

10 Ideas for Modding Your E-Bike

August 1st, 2023
The ideal e-bike is the one that fits a rider’s needs. Simple enough, huh? But riders’ needs can vary...

Replacement Electric Bike Batteries Guide

February 23rd, 2023
Eventually electric bike batteries need to be replaced as their lifecycle comes to an end. You can tell when...

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying E-Bikes

February 10th, 2023
With a gazillion different brands, categories, price ranges, and levels of quality among e-bikes (trust us, we checked), it...

Hub Motor Brands: The Complete Guide

January 4th, 2023
Hub Motor Types, Brands, and the E-Bikes That Use Them All consumer-ready e-bikes provide assistance to their riders through...
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Buyer’s Guide to Electric Bikes

January 1st, 2023
New to the world of electric bikes? Welcome. The bicycling world is going through a bit of a reckoning...

Guide To E-Bike Gearing Systems

July 15th, 2022
Confused by the pros and cons of derailleurs, hub gears and continuously variable transmission? We demystify this subject in...

Guide To Electric Bike Brakes

May 18th, 2022
What You Should Know About E-bike Brakes There are lots of companies hyping products that claim to be made...

Calculating Range on Electric Bikes: How To Find The Long-hauler For You

April 2nd, 2022
Long Range E-Bikes: Intro The electric bike world has plenty of sprinters, heavy lifters and high jumpers, but what...

How to Safely Secure and Park Your E-bike

February 14th, 2022
The first step when looking to keep your e-bike safe and secure is getting a good e-bike lock, but...

Why are electric bikes so expensive?

February 1st, 2022
Electric bikes cost money; probably more money than the average person might expect. So why are electric bikes so...

Benefits of Electric Recumbent Bikes

January 27th, 2022
A recumbent bike or e-bike, as the name suggests, is one where you lay down in a seat rather...

What Is The Best Budget E-Bike?

January 1st, 2022
With e-bikes offering better value than ever and companies now fiercely competing for who can come up with the...

Black Friday E-bike Accessory Guide

November 24th, 2021
Editor’s note: While you may already be Black Friday deal hunting, it’s still too early for most e-bike brands...

Cool E-Bikes: Aesthetic Trends We See & Like

September 24th, 2021
Electric bikes have come a long way from the days of DIY klunkers and bikes with obnoxious battery and...

Guide to E-Bike Conversion Kits

August 18th, 2021
E-bike conversion kits are a solution that allow you to add a motor, battery and electric controls to a...

Guide To Electric Bike Drivetrains

May 19th, 2021
The 3 E-bike Drivetrain Types: The type of drivetrain you choose for your electric bike will significantly influence how...

How To Fix A Flat E-Bike Tire

May 17th, 2021
Intro to Fixing A Flat E-Bike Tire We’ve all been out for a ride that’s borderline heavenly; the weather’s...

eScooter Laws and Regulations In The USA

February 5th, 2021
Don’t worry if you are confused about the laws surrounded electric scooters – it seems much of North America...

Cargo Trailers for eBikes – The Complete Guide

December 8th, 2020
Got an e-bike already but want to carry more with it? Bike trailers are a superb resource and a...

Electric Bike Battery Brands and Their Warranties

December 7th, 2020
Why Are Battery Warranties Important on eBikes? E-bike batteries are perhaps the most expensive ‘consumable’ on an e-bike and,...

A Guide to E-Bike Locks and Security Ratings

October 29th, 2020
E-bikes are lucrative targets for thieves under just about any circumstances but the Covid-19 propelled boom in cycling and...

An Introduction to Electric Mountain Bikes

October 12th, 2020
Rather than call this ‘A Complete Guide’, as EBR did in its articles on mid-drives and hub motors, we...

How To Get The Most Range & Life From Your eBike Battery

September 28th, 2020
There are two things you want to achieve with your e-bike battery. Firstly, whatever size the battery is in...

eBikes For Older Riders

September 18th, 2020
Having a comfortable e-bike that is easy to control and that you feel safe on can make all the...

The Complete Guide to E-Bike Mid-Drive Motors

September 9th, 2020
Mid-drives are electric-assist motors on e-bikes that drive through the pedal cranks (usually on turning the cranks – so-called...

The Advantages Of A Lightweight eBike

July 21st, 2020
There are numerous claims from e-bike manufacturers to have produced the lightest e-bike in the world and reports of...

eBiking for Beginners as the Lockdown Eases – Part 2

June 2nd, 2020
In part 1 of eBiking as the Lockdown Eases – For Beginners we looked at the basic considerations of...

eBiking for Beginners as the Lockdown Eases – Part 1

May 25th, 2020
As the virus lockdown starts to ease in many countries around the world many people are turning to bikes...

The Rise of the Electric Cargo Bike [VIDEOS]

March 27th, 2019
Recent announcements of new models of e-cargo bike from the likes of Blix and Surly (to name just a...

Beyond the “Electric Bicycle” Part 2: eTandems, eTrikes, & eQuads [VIDEOS]

December 12th, 2018
Part 2 – Passengers And Three And Four Wheels Good In the first part of Beyond E-bikes we looked...

Beyond the “Electric Bicycle”: Part 1 [VIDEOS]

December 4th, 2018
Part 1 – E-Kickscooters, Powered Cycles, & Speed Pedelecs  E-bikes have seen a huge rise in popularity in recent...

eBiking Wales, Peak District, & Midlands! Guide to Electric Bike Rentals/Hire [VIDEOS]

September 5th, 2018
Covering the delights of these relatively small areas of the UK that punch above their weight in terms of...

eBiking London & South-East England! Guide to Electric Bike Rentals/Hire [VIDEOS]

August 7th, 2018
Covering the delights of the UK capital and the surrounding countryside  London has been transformed in recent years from...

Electric Biking Northern England! Guide to Electric Bike Rentals/Hire [VIDEOS]

July 26th, 2018
Covering Yorkshire’s Tour de France country, the Lake District and much more. Northern England has many great places to...

Electric Bike Camping Part 2 – Ride Report

July 24th, 2018
The Plan I’ve already outlined the planning stage of my e-bike camping trip in terms of equipment in a...

Electric Bike Camping Part 1: Planning, Gear & Other Tips

July 19th, 2018
Why E-Bike Camping? Traditional (ie not electrically assisted) cycle camping has something of a tough, outdoors image – you’ll...

Heavy Duty Electric Cargo Bikes & Trikes Guide [VIDEOS]

January 30th, 2018
Cargo bikes take on a whole new lease on life when electric assist is added and there are now...

eBiking Scotland! Guide to Electric Bike Rentals/Hire [VIDEO]

December 12th, 2017
Scotland has many great places to ride an electric bike and there are a lot of places where you can rent/hire an...

eBike Trips & Tours: Mallorca, eMTB in the Alps, Cotswolds, Germany, France, Albania, Macedonia, Vietnam & Cambodia [VIDEOS]

November 7th, 2017
Here is the second installment of our E-bike Trips and Tours feature series. You can read about: Catch the...

Electric Bike Trips & Tours Guide [VIDEOS]

August 29th, 2017
Electric biking is a great way to enjoy new areas and in this guide we have some eBike trips...

Cheap (Economical) Electric Bikes Guide (~$1,300 and Less)

August 8th, 2017
A guide to buying economical / low cost electric bikes, e-bike kits, and e-trailers. Includes tips on finding used...

UPDATED: All-In-One Electric Bike Wheel Guide [VIDEOS]

December 6th, 2016
All-in-one electric bike wheels have been getting a lot of attention recently because they provide the ability to easily convert...

Do More With Your Electric Bike: Carrying Cargo [VIDEOS]

October 18th, 2016
Traditional bicycles are great for commuting, running errands, and having fun, but with electric assist you can do even more...

Guide to Storing Electric Bike Batteries

July 12th, 2016
By Edward Benjamin, LEVA Technician Training Program One of the problems for ebikes is this: They can spend months...

The Variety of Stylish Town & Commuter Electric Bikes

June 29th, 2016
By Richard Peace There are so many new electric bikes hitting the market today and the variety of commuting...

10 Electric Bike Motorized Trailers for an Extra Boost [VIDEOS]

May 30th, 2016
By Martin Laird Electric bikes are great, but what if there was an option for an electric cargo trailer that...

Electric Cargo Bike Guide [VIDEOS]

May 15th, 2015
One of the recent developments in the electric bike and traditional bicycle world has been the cargo or utility...

Guide To Electric Recumbent Trikes [UPDATED]

February 26th, 2015
Electric recumbent trikes are lightweight 3 wheeled pedal/electric vehicles that offer some car like features. For instance, some of them have...

Electric Bike Mid Drive Guide

February 21st, 2015
Mid drive systems provide motor power through the cranks of the bike to leverage the drivetrain (or “transmission”) to climb...

Electric Bike Motor Comparison: Hub, Mid Drive, & Friction Drive

February 17th, 2015
Here is a comparison of the different electric bike motor systems to help you determine which configuration is best...

Welcome to the World of Electric Bikes

July 23rd, 2014
If you are new to electric bikes then this article will help you get a quick understanding of what...

Guide to Electric Trikes [VIDEOS]

February 4th, 2014
The electric trike niche is growing and this guide will show you some of the new tilting electric trikes...

Guide to Rear Rack Bags (Panniers) for Electric Bikes

June 20th, 2013
Not all bicycle bags work with the rear racks found on some electric bikes. This guide will give...

Glossary of Electric Bike Terms

June 18th, 2013
Enhance your electric bike education with this guide to e-bike terms! Plus, Ed Benjamin's electricity as water explanation.

Guide to “Fat” Electric Bikes [VIDEOS]

January 29th, 2013
What is a "fat" electric bike? Well it's basically the monster truck of the electric bike world! These...

Your Guide to Electric Bike Locks

December 4th, 2011
So you have spent a lot of money on your electric bike but what about protecting it?  Some members...

Electric Bike Charging Station Guide

June 4th, 2011
Recently I have received some emails from universities looking for electric bike charging station information. This gets me really...

Electric Mountain Bikes Guide

February 24th, 2011
One of the new trends in electric bikes is the electric mountain bike or electric conversion kit for mountain...

Stylish Electric Bikes Guide

September 8th, 2010
Electric bikes are cool right?  Well the concept is cool, but not all electric bikes look cool.  That is...