With the current conditions in our economy and the price of a gallon of gas, everyone is finding the need to tighten their belts. Many people have found themselves out of work and not able to afford car payments and the associated insurance. Thoughts turn to several different versions of reliable transportation. One alternative may be the electric bike.
This is a HUGE money waster on so many levels, I can’t believe it! First of all, you have the cost of the cigarettes which is about $2.50 per pack. But wait, you have to think about the cost of your health insurance that just went up because you smoke. Also, the cost of being medically treated for all the afflictions that are incurred by this habit.
Last but definitely not least is brakes. Most of the current mini bicicleta eletrica para fisioterapia kits require front and rear hand brakes. This is mostly in the form of “v” or “u” style friction brakes. There are a few kits that will accommodate disc brakes but these a quite rare at the moment. You can use a rear coaster brake but only if you use a front drive kit and you must also have a front hand brake. There is a safety device built into electric bikes that causes the motor to cut out as soon as you activate the hand brakes. Without at least one hand operated brake, the bike will be unsafe to ride.
Gas powered bikes have some advantages they can be modified, excellent for hobbyists or students who want to learn about mechanics. Parts are cheap and bikes can be modified to go faster then stock speeds. Sound like a real motor cycle (with little modification), great learning bike if you plan to get a real one. Generally for a 200 to 250lbs person can give on one tank about 35 to 40 miles.
I really liked my first drive and ended up with a similar bike as my friend. Soon enough I discovered three new benefits that I never could have even thought of. With this vehicle I would get more exercise, save money and even contribute to a less polluted world. These are big worlds so let me explain each of them a bit more.
You need to recharge the battery daily or very often and it always takes several hours for the battery to recharge fully. So before going somewhere, you should firstly make sure that the battery is full charged or you will have to pedal it.
Electric bicycles come with very small motors. They have to be small because they are supposed to be light and portable. But is the power enough to provide a nice comfortable and functional ride? Will the motor overheat while you are riding? Don’t try to save money and invest in low quality motors. They will just overheat when you try to get more out of the motors – like when you are climbing up a steep slope.
If mountain biking has peaked your interest, make sure to get proper gear and training before attempting dangerous stunts. This sport can be fun, but can also be hazardous. So, choose your bike well, hit a famous trail, get some practice, and then maybe you will become a biking champ. Until then, hit the dirt!