Li-Ion Batteries

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!  

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Our Ebike Kit Batteries Explained

Ebike batteries are one of the core components of an electric bike. Without a good battery, you’re not going to enjoy the e-biking experience. E-bike battery technology has been evolving rapidly over the last few years, so knowing what type of battery is best in terms of battery life and performance can be quite challenging….

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Video | A Guide to Electric Bike Battery Bags and Frame Bags

Looking for a great solution to carry your electric bike battery and extra gear on the road? Bikepacking.com has compiled a list of the best frame bicycle bag options that allow you to carry everything you need on your bicycle and also help protect your electric bike battery. Frame bags are THE SOLUTION to protect your battery…

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How Far will a Li-ion Electric Bike Battery power my Bike on a Ride?

There are many factors that go in to determining the distance one can travel on a single charge using their Leeds electric bike battery. These include wind resistance, temperature, load, terrain, pedaling cadence and effort – even bike style and size. When choosing which battery will work best for you, it is important to take into…

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Electric Bike Battery Charging

Experienced electric bike users recommend that an e-bike battery be fully charged before initial use. For NiMH and Li-Ion batteries, approximate charging time is four to six hours and for SLA batteries, approximate charging time is six to eight hours. You can also refer to your battery’s User Manual for specific charging instructions. We offer…

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E-Bike Battery Systems: Ratings and Real World Performance

Leeds e-Bike Kits is a leading distributor of e-bike kits and battery systems needed to turn a standard bicycle into an electric bicycle. The battery packs that we bundle into the kits—and those we sell individually—are products that we ourselves believe in to be the most reliable. The e-bike battery and motor is the heart…

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Electric Bike Kit Battery Systems: How Far Can You Go?

E-bikes are all the rage these days and for good reason; they pack a punch that no ordinary bike can give you. With that extra push from the motor on your bike, no rough terrain stands a chance once you go full throttle. Additionally, with the energy capacity provided by your e-bike battery, you can go on…

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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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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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UN 38.3 Certification Electric Bike Battery

Video | Li-ion Electric Bike Battery Safety and Transportation

Leeds Li-ion battery systems include UN 38.3 certified Panasonic and Samsung cells. On February 6, 2015 the United States Government required that all lithium batteries being shipped from, to and within the United States comply with United Nations/Department of Transportation code 38.3, also known as UN 38.3. In order to ensure the safety of lithium batteries…

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