The Economics Of An eBike

Do you ever wish you could get out of the traffic on your commute to work and save money? The yearly cost of operating an electric bike as a main commuter vehicle is significantly less than operating a car. Lets calculate the cost based on a commute of eight miles....

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Why Are eBikes So Expensive?

A quick google search for e-bikes reveals bikes priced anywhere from $300 to $10,000. So why are some electric bikes more expensive than others? Without a doubt, the costliest single item on an electric bike is the battery. Premium lithium ion batteries on e-bikes...

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Are Electric Bikes Even Legal? Regulations For eBikes

Are electric bikes allowed everywhere that traditional bikes are allowed? Are they even legal? What are some of the laws that govern e-bikes? Electric Bikes have the same rules and regulations as standard bicycles and are not subject to registration, licensing, or...

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How An Electric Bike Works

Yes -- electric bikes have a battery and motor, but how do they actually work? Most electric bikes work in the same way as regular bikes but have a battery-powered motor that provides assistance on demand to the rider. Although some e-bikes have a throttle that...

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How can I use an electric bike?

Once you’ve decided you want to get an electric bike, the most important question becomes: what type of electric bike should I get? Electric bikes are an exciting way to get outside and enjoy exercise on a bicycle while getting assistance from a battery-powered motor....

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5 Reasons To Use An eBike

Some people who walk into our store will ask, “Electric bikes? What’s the point?” or “Doesn’t that defeat the purpose of bicycling?” Here are five reasons why you could use an electric bike. Health or physical limitations: Electric bikes can be very helpful for riders...

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What is an Electric Bike?

An electric bike is a bicycle that has a battery-powered motor located somewhere on the bike that provides the rider with optional assistance. All the other components of electric bikes -- the pedals, the drive-train, the brakes -- are just like a traditional bicycle....

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Yuba Spicy Curry Cargo eBike

Yuba’s founder Ben Sarrazin grew up in France riding and loving bicycles. In his early twenties he travelled to East Africa and Latin America, where he observed how merchants often used bicycles to transport their goods. In areas with dirt roads and unreliable cars...

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Nantucket Bike Baskets

GoodTurn Cycles now carries Nantucket Baskets! Nantucket Baskets makes handcrafted, high-quality bike baskets made of rattan, an extremely strong and durable wood that is a close relative to the palm tree. The baskets are tightly woven and are designed to withstand...

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Colorado Glasses Sunglasses

GoodTurn Cycles now carries Colorado Glasses sunglasses, a locally owned company that specializes in handcrafted glasses. With each style of glasses named after a Colorado landmark or spectacle (e.g. Red Rocks, Flat Irons, Colorado Blue Sky), Colorado Glasses’s...

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