Bicycle Lifespans: How Long Do Bikes Last (And Do Electric Bikes Die Faster?)

Any proud bike owner should be concerned with its health and longevity. A bike’s lifespan is determined by a combination of materials, maintenance, riding conditions, and above all, how well the bike is cared for. There’s no hard and fast answer when asking how long bikes last. While moving parts may wear out and need … Read more

How Much Does An Electric Bike Cost?

An electric bike can cost anywhere from $600 to $10,000, depending on the quality of the bike and other factors, with most within the bracket of $1500 to $4000.

However, there’s a lot more worth understanding than that – so in this article, I’ll be walking you through the different factors that affect the cost of electric bikes, and what features and build quality you can expect from electric bikes in different price brackets.

Do Electric Bikes Have Weight Limits? And How To Choose An eBike For Heavy Riders

Typically, eBike weight limits are between roughly 220 to 300 pounds (100 to 136 kg). You can normally find the weight limit for a specific model on the manufacturer website – but there’s a bit more to unpack when it comes the electric bike weight limits than that.

In this article, we’ll be covering how to find eBike weight limits, what happens if you exceed them, and give you some tips on how to choose an electric bike for heavier riders.

How Do Electric Bikes Work?

Unless you’re a mechanical engineer, a physicist, or in the industry, you might be asking yourself: How do electric bikes work? In simple terms, an electric bike (or eBike) works by using a motor to assist you while you pedal. This motor is powered by a rechargeable battery mounted somewhere on the bike. However, there’s … Read more

7 Of The Best Electric Bike Brands: Essential Guide

Electric bikes are an excellent invention that massively increases the accessibility of the sport, and there are a vast range of worthwhile electric bike brands.

Between all of us in the BikeTips team, we’ve had the chance to try out a vast range of electric bikes – and we’ve selected seven of the best eBike brands, from A-Z.

Chain Vs Belt-Drive Electric Bikes: Are Belt-Drive eBikes Better?

Belt drives are becoming increasingly popular for bicycles as technology improves, and belt-drive electric bikes are particularly well-suited to take advantage of the design’s unique characteristics.

If you are thinking about joining the ranks of electric bike riders, in this article, we will take a look at the different transmission systems and whether belt-drive electric bikes are superior to the traditional chain-drive system.

HumanForest Vs TIER Vs Lime: Which London Electric Bike Is Best? (Updated October 2023)

London’s electric bike revolution has transformed the way we get about the capital.

And with car ownership declining and the ULEZ expanding again to cover the entire city as of August 2023, London’s electric bike hire schemes are becoming increasingly vital.

All of which begs the question: Which of the London electric bike services is the best?

Types Of Bicycles Explained: The Ultimate Guide

With so many options available, choosing the right type of bicycle can be a daunting task.

Cycling is more than just a mode of transportation; it’s a lifestyle, a sport, and a means of adventure.

If you’re new to the world of cycling or looking to expand your knowledge about all the diverse types of bicycles on offer, then you’ve come to the right place!