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What is an Electric Bike? The Basics

Posted by FarBike on 6th Jun 2017

What is an Electric Bike? The Basics
An electric bicycle is a normal bicycle equipped with an electric motor and battery that assists the rider with moving forward. The electric motor pushes the rider forward making pedaling easier or removing the requirement to pedal all together.An electric bike uses the electric motor to make riding easier and less physically demanding. Electric bicycles are often used by commuters, joy riders or those with physical limitations since the electric power makes for an enjoyable and sweat free rid
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Difference Between Lithium Ion & SLA E-Bike Batteries

Posted by FarBike on 6th Jun 2017

Difference Between Lithium Ion & SLA E-Bike Batteries
The Difference Between Lithium Ion & SLA Electric Bike BatteriesThere are two common types of electric bicycle batteries.1. Lithium Ion Battery – Lithium Ion batteries are the better of the two electric bike battery options. Lithium Ion batteries are lighter and last a much longer time, around 3-5 years before losing significant capacity. The most common type of lithium ion battery for electric bikes is a LiFePO4 or lithium iron phosphate battery. This is generally the best battery you ca
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​Get the Most From Your E-Bike Battery.

Posted by FarBike on 6th Jun 2017

​Get the Most From Your E-Bike Battery.
Get the Most From Your E-Bike Battery The battery is often the most expensive component of an electric bicycle and it is important to get every mile out of that e-bike battery before you start losing charge. Every rechargeable battery will lose capacity over time and the more often you charge it, just like your cell phone or laptop. Eventually, the battery won’t take any charge and it will be time for a new one. In electric bike terms you will notice the range on your bike falling from 20
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