Why consider taking an e-bike over a regular bike or car?

E-bikes come in a variety of styles and designs, and can be used for a range of purposes, including commuting, recreational riding, and off-road adventures. They are becoming increasingly popular as a more environmentally-friendly and cost-effective mode of transportation, and are also gaining popularity among riders who want to enjoy the benefits of cycling without the strenuous effort of pedaling a traditional bike.

There are many reasons why someone might choose to buy an e-bike. Some of the most common reasons include:

  • Convenience: E-bikes are equipped with a motor and a battery, which provides power to assist the rider when pedaling. This can make cycling easier and more convenient, especially for riders who live in hilly areas or for those who have difficulty pedaling a traditional bike.
  • Increased range: E-bikes are able to travel further distances than traditional bikes, thanks to the power provided by the motor and battery. This can be especially useful for riders who need to commute long distances or for those who want to take longer and more challenging rides.
  • Health benefits: E-bikes can provide an excellent way to get regular exercise and improve overall health. The power assist from the motor allows riders to pedal with less effort, which can make cycling more enjoyable and accessible for people of all fitness levels.
  • Environmental benefits: E-bikes are a more environmentally-friendly mode of transportation than cars or motorcycles. They produce zero emissions and can help to reduce air and noise pollution.
  • Cost savings: E-bikes can provide a cost-effective mode of transportation. In many cases, they can save riders the cost of fuel and parking, and they can also save money on gym memberships and other forms of exercise.

E-bike vs regular bike

An e-bike is a type of bicycle that is equipped with a motor and a battery to provide power assistance to the rider. A regular bike, on the other hand, is a traditional bicycle that is powered solely by the rider’s pedals. There are several key differences between e-bikes and regular bikes. Some of the most significant differences include:

  • Power assistance: The most notable difference between e-bikes and regular bikes is the power assistance provided by the motor and battery on e-bikes. This can make cycling easier and more convenient, especially for riders who live in hilly areas or for those who have difficulty pedaling a traditional bike.
  • Range: E-bikes are able to travel further distances than regular bikes, thanks to the power provided by the motor and battery. This can be especially useful for riders who need to commute long distances or for those who want to take longer and more challenging rides.
  • Weight: E-bikes are typically heavier than regular bikes, due to the added weight of the motor and battery. This can make them more difficult to maneuver and can affect their performance on steep hills.
  • Cost: E-bikes are generally more expensive than regular bikes, due to the added cost of the motor and battery. However, they can also provide cost savings in the long run, as they can save riders the cost of fuel and parking and can provide an alternative to gym memberships and other forms of exercise.
  • Regulations: E-bikes are subject to different regulations than regular bikes in many areas. For example, some jurisdictions may have restrictions on the speed or power of e-bikes, or may require riders to have a license or registration. It is important to be familiar with the regulations in your area before riding an e-bike.

E-bike vs car

There are several advantages to taking an e-bike instead of a car for short trips or errands. Some of the most significant benefits include:

  • Cost savings: E-bikes can provide a cost-effective mode of transportation. In many cases, they can save riders the cost of fuel and parking, and they can also save money on gym memberships and other forms of exercise.
  • Environmental benefits: E-bikes are a more environmentally-friendly mode of transportation than cars or motorcycles. They produce zero emissions and can help to reduce air and noise pollution.
  • Health benefits: E-bikes can provide an excellent way to get regular exercise and improve overall health. The power assist from the motor allows riders to pedal with less effort, which can make cycling more enjoyable and accessible for people of all fitness levels.
  • Convenience: E-bikes are typically smaller and more maneuverable than cars, which can make them more convenient for use in crowded urban areas or for navigating narrow streets and tight parking spaces.
  • Fun and enjoyment: Many people find that riding an e-bike is more enjoyable than driving a car. It provides a sense of freedom and exhilaration, and can be a great way to explore the outdoors and see the sights.

Good to know

E-bikes come in many shapes, models and features and are more expensive than traditional bicycles, due to the added cost of the motor and battery and other materials used. However, they can also provide benefits in the long run, as they can save riders the cost of fuel and parking and can provide an alternative to gym memberships and other forms of exercise.

E-bikes can range in price from a few hundred euros for a basic model to several thousand euros for a high-end models with advanced features. It is important to consider your budget and your needs when choosing an e-bike, and to shop around to compare prices and features before making a purchase.

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any advice before making your purchase!

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During the warranty period of 1-2 years you'll get your replacing parts for free. Just contact us and we'll send you what you need, you'll just need to assemble it yourself. Or drop by at the office and we'll help you out to have a smooth ride again.

FAQ

Is there a test drive option for the e-bikes?

Yes! We provide a test drive facility at our office or any nearby location to ensure customer satisfaction. Please fill out the contact form and select ‘request test drive’ to your subject.

How to compare different models of the e-bikes?

The e-bike models depend on your budget, height, and weight. The pro versions have advanced features. Hence, they cost more.

The aluminum alloy bikes are for people with a height range of 155 to 195 cm and a maximum weight of 120 kg. The carbon fiber bikes are for people with a height range of 155 to 195 cm and a maximum weight of 100 kg.

For long distances, the ideal choices are carbon pro and aluminum alloy e-bikes. Therefore, carbon fiber regular and pro versions are the best for a smoother and easy ride because of their lightweight frame.

Lastly, each version has a separate price range. Aluminum alloy folding e-bikes range at a starting price from 1795-1995 euros. Carbon fiber folding e-bikes range at a starting price from 2195-2395 euros.

What are the options for shipping or assembling?

We offer FREE shipping all across the European Union if you choose to assemble it yourself. We deliver the box with a manual and share video instructions on our YouTube channel.

We have two options for self-pick-up, depending on your preferences. You can either pick-up the box or we can assemble the bike for you for 65 euros.

You can select your preferences while placing the order.

How do I get my spare parts?

Each e-bike comes with a 1-2 year warranty, during which we send free spare parts. All you have to do is to contact us and send your details. Please do not send any parts back before contacting us.

Moreover, you can also bring your e-bike to our office, and we will assemble the parts for you. Also, please contact us to make an appointment before visiting the office.

However, you can always visit our shop if you require spare parts after the warranty period. We sell spare parts at affordable rates.

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We're an e-bike company with unique, functional and affordable folding e-bikes and offer a range of models with different functions. Our e-bikes are the latest upgrade of bicycles that make transportation agile, comfortable and convenient.

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The Netherlands
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