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My rechargeable lithium-powered life

Nov 08, 20162 Comments

I recently stopped to think about how many devices I now have that run off of rechargeable lithium batteries, and how well they work. Of

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How to Increase your Range on your Ebike

Jun 03, 20163 Comments

  There is only one sure fire way to increase range of your ebike and that is adding more battery (more amp hours). Amp hours

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Qulbix Q76R, a new slimmer and lighter Rapt...

Feb 15, 20164 Comments

Qulbix has just introduced a new Raptor model that is slimmer and lighter than their popular Q140, and if we were going to build up

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2015, the ElectricBike.com Year in Review

Dec 30, 20153 Comments

What a year 2015 has been! Many things didn’t go the way I had expected them to go, but there were some very important developments,

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Triangle battery pack roundup for 2015, all...

Nov 13, 2015Comments off

If you have decided to get a triangle-shaped battery pack for your ebike, this article is about where to find the different sizes, so…whether you

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Evolution of Ebike Battery Packs

Nov 04, 20153 Comments

One of my favorite ebikes has gone through an evolution of battery pack changes in its five year life, which is a good illustration of

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Bafang 750W BBS02 and the New and Improved ...

Oct 10, 20158 Comments

The Bafang 750w BBS02 and its soon to be unleashed big brother the Bafang 1000W Heavy Duty is creating a stir in the DIY and

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E-bikes on Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Sep 06, 20157 Comments

Kickstarter and Indiegogo are the best-known “crowd-funding” sites. If you need money to start a business, and a bank won’t give you a loan…sometimes you

An unknown model of crank forward bicycle from Germany in 1922.

12 Crank-Forward bikes as an E-bike commute...

Jun 09, 20152 Comments

A crank forward frame means that the bottom bracket has been positioned a little more forward than it would be on most common cruiser frames.

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Brave New Electric World: 2015

May 01, 20152 Comments

Having heard so much good about gasoline cars, we decided to test drive one. They are said to combine cheap price with long range and fast