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E IS FOR EFFORTLESS!

If you haven’t tried e-bikes before the idea is simple: by adding a small motor and battery system to a bicycle you get a bike that will let many cyclists go further, or faster, and carry more with them than they would otherwise. You still pedal and the motor system...

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Top 5 Reasons Commuters Should Consider an Electric Bike

Fitness and speed are among some of the best reasons to commute to work or school on an electric bike. In 2017, nearly 837,000 Americans rode a bicycle to work, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released in September 2018. That number was down almost 30,000 from...

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5 Tips to Help Baby Boomers Ride (bikes) Again

Here are five tips to help you get back into riding a bike (ebikes). Tip No. 1: Decide to Ride You’re online reading an article about how to get back into biking, so odds are good you are “thinking about” riding again. Now stop thinking and decide. “Decision is the...

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WHY WE USE THUMB THROTTLES ON OUR ELECTRIC CRUISERS

Thumb throttles are the least obtrusive of the three types of ebike throttles. One thing we at the Electric Bike Company love about the thumb throttle is that it never interferes with brake levers. Thumb throttles allow the greatest freedom of handlebar accessories,...

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