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Whether you’re looking for more information or you just enjoy reading about electric-powered bikes and ebike conversion kits, you can find everything you need on our posts page. We strive to provide the most useful and up-to-date stories in our mission to share our love of e-biking. Check back often for posts about e-bike features and benefits and to get answers to many of your questions. Our blog page is a one-stop-shop that you’ll find both helpful and informative. If you’re new to e-bikes and you’re thinking of getting one, our posts page is a great place to start!  

citibike bike shares

The E-Bike Kit Solution for Bicycle Shares

Installing an e-bike kit on a shared bike is a low-cost, practical way to provide eco-friendly transportation in planned communities and campuses. As the demand for bike-sharing continues to grow in major cities, community planners are trying to incorporate this service into their urban development plans. For those in charge of such projects, one thing that needs to be…

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bicycle street signs

Video | Safe Bicycle Commuting: 17 Falsehoods, Realities, and Rules for the Road

The following videos are from our friend Dennis Cheong who runs a Facebook Page for bicycle commuters in Singapore. The below are unfortunate falsehoods, realities, and rules we have put together to help you stay safe on the road on your electric bike or bike with an e-bike kit: 1. Taxi drivers own the road. 2. Cyclists…

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Bicycle Commuter on Electric Bike

Bicycle Commuting Statistics Worth Celebrating

A 250 Series Electric Bike Kit, 500 Series high power E-Bike Kit, or an electric bike from Leeds makes commuting to work by bike within reach. Here are some great statistics according to The League of American Bicyclists that will make you hang your car keys back on the wall: Since 2000, bike commuting has grown by 62% There…

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Bicycle Friendly States

How ‘Bicycle Friendly’ is your State?

The League of American Bicyclists has kicked off National Bike Week publishing the 2015 report ranking states for their “bicycle friendliness”. A number of states moved up in ranking this year gaining ground towards Washington. These include Utah, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Does this make riding your electric bike commute better? 2015 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking:…

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ebike conversion kit battery maintenance

250 Series (250 Watt) Electric Bike Kit Battery Care FAQ

Q: Does the battery come charged? A: Only partially charged. You may find that your li-ion e-bike battery has a charge in it when you first receive it, but we still recommend a full 6-8 hour charge before use. Q: On the on/off switch, which side is “on” and which side is “off”? A: As…

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tadpole electric trike

Rear Wheel E-Bike Kit Instructional

Many folks who are looking to convert their bikes into e-bikes are under the belief that rear wheel conversions are the best method for converting their bicycles to electric. This is a common false perception. They are surprised to hear that front wheel conversions are the most convenient method to go electric for bicycles. This is…

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leed electric bike battery frame bag

Leeds Li-Ion Battery Systems | 250 Series

Is this you? Look no further. We have an electric bike battery for your e-bike. All Leeds battery systems include a proprietary battery management system (BMS), protective casing, e-bike controller, 1050 denier ballistic cargo bag, and either Samsung or Panasonic li-ion high capacity cells. Our battery systems are designed for a utilitarian lifestyle to adapt to…

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Video | Biking as we know it will never be the [e-bike] same…

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May is National Bike to Work Month

Bike to Work Day

“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” -Albert Einstein How many of us do the same thing over and over again, but expect different results? See different results by biking to work and ditching the car. Every year in May commuters all over the United States leave the…

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e-trike kit for adult tricycle

Electric Trike Conversions – A Great Baby Boomer Option!

Are you a BABY BOOMER or do you like new riding experiences? Have you considered riding an electric trike? There are many types of trikes, but two of the most popular are a standard trike with a single wheel in the front with two rear wheels and the second most popular is a tadpole trike with two wheels…

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