Q. How far can I ride on a battery charge?
A. Depends on battery size, hills, load carried, speed and energy used by cyclist. Most people can get a 30-60km range from a full charge.
Q. Will I get any exercise when ebiking
A. Yes – increased fitness through a low impact, cardio workout also people with ebikes use them more often
Q. How long does it take to charge?
A. 3-8 hours for full charge and approx 75% charge takes about an hour
Q. What is the top speed?
A. 25-45kph depending on model
Q. Where are DEBs ebikes made?
A. In China where 95% of the world’s ebikes are made and alongside its own fleet of over 200 million ebikes (2016)
Q. Do ebikes work in the rain?
A. Yes, but like people they love a towel down after getting wet and prefer sleeping under cover
Q. Do the batteries recharge going down hills?
A. No – great on cars and trucks but not on ebikes
Q. Do I need a special licence or pay road user charges?
Q. Do you do finance?
Q. Which is best front, mid or rear motors?
A. Each has its pros and cons and like a front, rear or all wheel drive car some motors suit some conditions riders better than others! Mid-drives are generally more expensive!
Q. How much fun?
A. So much fun!
Regulations and safety of Ebikes NZTA