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Axmen

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Beginner wants to buy an E-bike, help me please
« on: January 22, 2014, 01:24:41 AM »
Hello there.

I am looking to buy an E-bike.
I've looked around a bit on the internet and now I'm thinking about getting me a own E-bike because they look smooth to drive.

What should I consider when I buy an E-bike, something special?
You people who are experienced in this with E-bikes, what usually break and is it easy to replace parts etc on an E-bike?
I'm looking to get one that's cheap as possible.

Links are welcome. :)
- Best regards, Axmen.
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bikerpete

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Re: Beginner wants to buy an E-bike, help me please
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2014, 07:08:33 AM »
Hi Axmen,

Welcome to the forum.  What are your travels like?  Weather, terrain, distance and how frequently you travel.  All these are important factors when deciding.

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middriveebike

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Re: Beginner wants to buy an E-bike, help me please
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2014, 07:29:43 AM »
Cheapest one does not usually suit your needs.
If you are using it mostly for communiting, you probably dont need a high power model.
If there are hills in your path, you might need something with more power.

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Re: Beginner wants to buy an E-bike, help me please
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2014, 01:51:12 AM »
Welcome to this forum Mate!
Go to the Walmart site and find the Ezip Trailz bike made by Currie.
Read the testimonials.
The complete bike sells for $349. You can have it delivered to your local Walmart with no shipping charge.
There is a men's and women's model, the women's model having a low stepover height.
Many people use the Currie products and they work well even at such a low price point.

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Re: Beginner wants to buy an E-bike, help me please
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2014, 08:04:30 PM »
I would like to electrify my 26 inch mountain bike. I have a budget of 1000 bucks. Any suggestions ?I want lots of speed
My commute is about 5 miles a day. I would like at least 10 to 15 mile range? Does front drive really break forks a lot I hear they do but always see them  I have a strong suspended fork but nothing special.  Thank you. What genius is gonna set the brother up?