The demand for electric bikes is booming and no wonder – they give more people a chance to get the most out of riding. In fact, e-bikes represent the fastest growing sector in the bike world across the globe. Whether you’re in the market for an electric bike (or e-bike) due to health considerations, to make the commute faster or simply because you want to be able to cover more distance in less time, an e-bike is the answer.
The simplest answer is that an e-bike is a bike with an electric motor and battery pack. The motor is usually in the form of a hub motor, mid-drive motor or belt drive connected to the rear wheel. The beauty of an e-bike is they give riders the choice to ride normally (unassisted, just using their own pedal power), or have the motor kick in to help make the riding that bit easier.
Featuring a solid component list, effortless power and boat loads of fun, we test out the new for 2018 Giant Full-E + 1 Pro Electric Mountain Bike Body....Read more