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Everything you need to know before buying an electric bike (e-bike)

Electric bikes are taking the busy city by storm. E-bikes are the almost perfect combination of speed, cost and convenience to escape the congestion on your trip to work. Read on as we explore everything you need to know before buying an e-bike. Electric bike summary Range is the wrong comparison tool to use when comparing electric bikes Know the simple math tip to compare battery capacities easily Think carefully before buying an e-bike with a proprietary styled battery pack Use some simple battery care tips to get the most out of your investment Know if there are any legal limits on the maximum power rating of your electric bike motor in your State or Country Check the componentry, look for a quality brand name on the components (Bosch for example) rather than generic or re-badged components.