To choose your first e-bike, focus on these three directions When we want to choose our first e-bike, we are bound to be confused. Different e-bikes can bring different riding feelings and effects, so it is very important to choose a bike that suits you. Here are three questions to help you choose your first e-bike.
What type of e-bike do I need?
First, you should know what type of bike you need, depending on what you’re riding for, where you live, and your personal preferences. Generally speaking, we divide the common bicycles on the market into the following categories:
Eletric Road Bike
If you like the thrill of high speed, the thrill of conquering mountains, the thrill of riding on tarmac, you need an electric road bike for racing or fitness. Electric road vehicles are usually equipped with curved handlebars, and the geometry of the frame is also suitable for low-profile riding to reduce wind resistance. The 700C fine tire wheel assembly makes the rolling resistance on the road lower and also makes the traveling speed faster. 700C Wheel specialized Best lightest Road E Bike for sale Lightweight road electric bike A6-R, very fashion design, with 36V250W brushless motor, max speed can reach to 25KM/H. 700*25C tyre, it has small resistance when riding. Main Component Frame: 6061 aluminium alloy material Rim: 6061 aluminium alloy Brake: front and rear 160 disc brake Tire: 700*25C Gear: Shimano 21 speed with derailleur Electrical System Motor: rear wheel motor 36V250W brushless Motor controller: 36V intelligent brushless Battery: 36V10AH lithium battery Display: Multi function LCD display Charger: 42V 2A, DC2.1 Performance Initiating?mode: PAS Max speed: 25KM/H PAS model Range: 60-100KM per charge Max load: 120kgs Charging time: 4-6 hours
Electric Mountain Bike
There are many kinds of mountain bikes, such as AM (all mountain), XC (cross country), DH (down hill), Trail and so on. Mountain bike with thick tube, wide tooth tire and shock absorbers system, is your “happy off” weapon in the mountain road. You are the most beautiful boy/girl in the mountains with the smaller disc and the bigger flywheel to help you climb the steep hill. And HOTEBIKE features two electric mountain bikes below: MODEL:A6AH26 1.Motor: 36V 350W Brushless motor 2.Controller: 36V intelligent brushless 3.Battery: 36V10AH Lithium Battery 4.Charging hours: 4-6h 5.Frame: 6061 aluminum alloy 6.Tyre:27.5”*1.95 7.Max Speed: 30km/h 8.PAS:5 lever adjustable speed, 1:1 pedal assist 9.Range: 1:1 PAS mode, 60-100KM 10.Gear: SHIMANO 21 gears with derailleur 11.Front fork: Aluminum alloy suspension 12.Brake: Front/rear 160 disc brake 13.Rim: 6061 aluminum alloy MODEL:A6AB26 1.Motor: 36V 350W Brushless motor 2.Controller: 36V intelligent brushless 3.Battery: 36V10AH Lithium Battery(Bottle box) 4.Charging hours: 4-6h 5.Tyre: 26″*1.95 6.Frame: 6061 aluminum alloy 7.Max Speed: 30km/h 8.PAS: 5 lever adjustable speed, 1:1 pedal assist 9.Range: 1:1 PAS mode, 60-100KM 10.Gear: SHIMANO 21 gears with derailleur 11.Front fork: Aluminum alloy suspension 12.Brake: Front/rear dual 160 disc brake 13.Rim: 6061 aluminum alloy
Electric City Bike
You can choose a city car for commuting in the city. They are usually equipped with a basket and a back seat, making them comfortable and relatively safe to ride. Most of these city cars are equipped with three-tooth discs, which bring a 21-27 speed transmission experience. The gears are compact and smooth, suitable for all kinds of road conditions in the city. Main component Frame: 6061 aluminium alloy material, lightweight and durable Fork: suspension aluminium alloy front fork Brakes: front and rear 160 disc brake Tire: Kenda 26*1.95 inches Gear: Shimano 21 speed derailleur Electrical system Motor: 36V 350W brushless motor Controller: 36V 350W Battery: 36V 10AH lithium-ion battery Display: Multi function LCD display Headlight: 3W LED headlight with USB mobile phone charging port Charger: 42V 2A, DC2.1 Performance Initiating mode: PAS or thumb throttle Max speed: 30KM/H
Electric Folding Bike
HOTEBIKE 20 inch folding electric bike 36v battery. Whether you want to go exercising, commuting,traveling,this 20 inch folding electric bike provides all the convenience and power you need. Search hotebike.com to see more details. Only several steps to fold up the folding electric bike,and when fully folded,it will be small and portable,going everywhere is a no problem. (1)max speed 25km/h (2)motor power 36V250W (3)lithium battery 36V9AH (4)6061 Aluminum alloy frame (5)Front and rear 160 disc brake (6)1:1 PAS mode, range 40-50km per charging (7)Short charging time-only 4-6 hours (8)Shimano 7 speed gearMulti function LCD displayTyre 20″*1.75 It is an innovative electric bicycle, the design concept is derived from the old bicycle with big front wheel and small rear wheel, giving people a unique feeling. The rider can sit up straight, steer with his hands on his side, operate the accelerator and brakes with his fingers, and rest his feet firmly on his footstool, reaching a top speed of 12 miles per hour. The rider saves a lot of energy by not trying to pedal. The car is a new type of electric bike that combines the double advantages of a folding bike and an electric bike.
What kind of e-bike do I need?
Let’s choose from two aspects: frame material and kit grade.
Frame materials are common steel, aluminum alloy, carbon fiber and titanium alloy four. Retro steel frame car comfortable and elegant, is a lot of people in the mind of the feelings; Aluminum alloy weight and rigid balance, high cost performance; Carbon fiber is mostly used in racing cars, which are hard, light and expensive. Titanium alloys dominate a segment of the market due to their rust – free properties.
SHIMANO, SRAM and Campagnolo, the three major manufacturers of the kits, all have different levels of products and can make different choices according to their own economic conditions and needs.
What size electric bike do I need?
E-bikes are a sport where people and equipment live in harmony, and it’s important to choose the right size to maximize performance while avoiding injury. Novice riders can observe during a test ride, elbows slightly bent, legs straddling the upper tube with 2-5cm of space, and seat height to ensure that your knees are slightly bent when you sit on the seat and pedal. Or by reference to our big manufacturer, HOTEBIKE. Conclusion:
- Determine the riding purpose and choose the appropriate type of e-bike
- Set the budget and select the part level
- Determine the size of electric bicycle