Electric bikes – also called e-bikes – are all the rage right now. Ebikes are a great choice for cyclists who want a little help going up hills and for commuters looking for an economical, sweat-free mode of transportation. I recently saw a curious passerby stop by the bike shop just to look at these beauties. So how do electric bikes work?
How does an ebike work?
First, electric bikes use a rechargeable battery that powers a small electric motor to provide “go” when needed. Some models have a pedal sensor that determines the amount of assistance you need depending on the effort you use. Other types have a motorcycle-like throttle on the steering wheel that lets you decide how much power to use.
It’s all great if you plan on hauling stuff up the hill sometimes or need to get to your destination without getting drenched in sweat!
Because e-bikes are actually bicycles, they are limited to a maximum speed of 15mph with a running motor and an average power of 200W.
Here are some factors to consider when choosing your Hovsco electric bike.
Electric bike weight
The motor, frame, and battery are the heaviest parts of an electric bicycle. Cheaper e-bikes will have heavier motors and batteries. It may be good for smaller Chinese who weigh 50-60kg but not too big for western adults 70-90kg. After all, the heavier the electric bike, the more difficult it is to pedal without assistance.
Electric bicycle motors
The power of the engine will determine the speed of the ebike. Speed varies depending on rider weight and tire size. The latter is a factor because the same engine with 20″ tires has to spin faster when attached to 24″ tires to achieve the same speed.
Electric cycle battery
The battery powers the electric motor. The average range of a fully charged battery is usually between 12 and 30 miles with a gentle charge, the exact distance varies depending on the weight and size of the rider and the terrain. Smooth, dry pavement, for example, will provide a higher surface area than wet grass or loose dirt.
If you want to learn more about the different types of electric bike batteries, check out the article on this topic.
The use of electric bicycles is very high compared to conventional bicycles. Because the latter requires a lot of energy consumption, so no one prefers to use them often. Their use is limited to a single time a week. In other electric bikes, it is used once a day.
Hovsco electric bikes are the must-haves of the day. Because, unlike regular bikes, they don’t sweat on the driver. This makes them perfect for driving to work. When you don’t have a bathroom in the office, you can’t risk entering the office with a bad smell from your own sweat. In addition, electric bikes can ensure that you get the opportunity to exercise. This can be done by turning off the engine when you want to exercise.
Electric bikes also do not use much electricity. Their energy consumption (100-150 watts) is very low compared to cars (15000 watts) and mopeds. So, they are a way of traveling. Because electric bikes do not consume much energy compared to cars, they are ideal for use in hot weather. They can help conserve non-renewable energy sources. One can make sure that he contributes more to the environment by using a bicycle with the use of solar panels in it. This will eliminate the need to use the battery.
Hovsco electric bikes can easily be used on busy roads. It may be difficult to use a car on such a road, but a bicycle can travel on a road that is too narrow for a car. Therefore, the electric bicycle can be used regularly when the car has to stop in traffic.