What is an e-bike?
An e-bike is a bicycle that incorporates the help of an electric motor. This electric motor takes the energy of a battery that is recharged by tapping it into the mains.
According to the current regulations, we can consider electric bicycles those that do not exceed 25 km / h and that its engine does not exceed 250w. of power In addition, the electric motor will stop assisting when you stop pedaling.
Do you exercise with an e-bike?
Yes, of course. Everything will depend on the level of the assistance, since we can select different modes of help, including pedaling without assistance. Yes, it is true that if we do not want to tire or sweat (to go to work or buy, for example) we can put a high level of assistance and we will reach the destination very cool!
What is a high speed bike?
It is an electric bicycle with a higher speed limitation (50 km / h) and a powerful engine more than250w. This kind of bicycle is considered for legal purposes, a moped. However, it has to be registered, it must have the license to drive mopeds and the insurance. It's mandatory to wear a helmet.
Central motor or motor in the hub?
Until not enough, the majority of bicycles had the engine integrated into the hub, it could be both front and rear. Currently, this system is still used, since the motors in the hub are quite economical to produce, but the main manufacturers have opted for the central engine or the bottom bracket.
These motors are characterized by being much more efficient, since they have torque sensors, which makes the sensations when pedaling more similar to the conventional bicycle, as well as focusing the weight of the bicycle.