All the Things You Need to Know to Choose the Ideal Electric Bike Cycling Shoes
Knowing how to choose shoes that are suitable for our feet and for the electric bike discipline we practice is as important as which ebike to buy. Now, what should I look for when buying cycling shoes? Many buyers when going to the store err on the side of focusing on the colours, the brand or whether it has one type of closure or another. The reality is that there are many more factors to take into account. Let's go in parts. Contents 1. Road ebike shoes 2. MTB shoes 3. Types of closures 1.1 Lace-up closure 1.2 Velcro 1.3 Shoe body and fabrics 1.4 The sole 4. Conclusion Road ebike In general, cycling shoes are more rigid than street...READ MORE
Must-Have Electric Bike Accessories Fix Tools: Essential Gear for Your Electric Bikes
It is not easy to choose the tools and accessories to put in your backpack when you go cycling, as the number of incidents that can occur is varied.So, is it better to be prepared to face any adversity that may occur in the middle of the field or is it better to relax in the face of the impossibility of facing everything?In this article, I will talk about all the tools and accessories that are essential for any cycling trip, whether on the road or in the mountains. The goal is to be self-sufficient to avoid being stranded in the middle of the mountain or at the expense of the charity of a cyclist who can lend us a...READ MORE
Do you still have to pedal with an electric bike?
Electric bikes are becoming increasingly popular as a way to get around town and neighborhood or for short trips. They offer the benefits of traditional bikes, such as being good for your health and the environment, but with the added advantages of an electric bike motor to help you climb up hills or against the wind much easier. But do you still have to pedal on an electric bike? The answer is an absolute yes, but it depends on the type of electric bikes you have. There are two main types of electric bikes: pedal-assist and throttle-controlled. Pedal-assist ebikes have a motor that helps you pedal, but you still have to pedal to get the motor to work. The amount...READ MORE
Simple DIY Electric Bikes Suspension Adjustments for Optimal Performance
There are many bikers who practice mountain e-biking regularly and do not pay attention to the adjustments or maintenance of their electric bike's suspension system. It is a serious mistake, which is unforgivable if it is due to carelessness, since by dedicating a few minutes a week or every fortnight to this aspect, it is possible to extract the full potential of the suspensions, make the electric bike work better and thus increase the performance. In this article, we are going to focus on explaining basic adjustments and maintenance of your suspensions. Contents 1. The SAG or pre-subsidence 2. Steps to adjust the SAG of your suspension 1.1 Step 1: Tools 1.2 Step 2: Open the compression dials 1.3 Step...READ MORE
Is a Hitch Bike Rack Worth It?
If you are an ebike rider who loves to go on long bike rides, then you know how important it is to find a safe and secure way to transport your electric bikes. One of the best ways to do this is by using a hitch bike rack. Hitch bike racks are a great option for cyclists who want a safe and easy way to transport their bikes. They are also relatively affordable and easy to install and remove. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of using a hitch bike rack, as well as some of the things you should consider when choosing a hitch bike rack. We will also provide some tips on how to install and...READ MORE
Mountain Cycling with electric bikes: Essential Traffic Regulations You Must Follow
The main advantages of practising mountain electric biking are the freedom and greater safety of cycling through the countryside, without sharing the road with cars, trucks or electric bikes. But this increased freedom and relaxation does not mean a blank check for e-bikers. All the environment has specific traffic regulations and there are many other groups that need the natural environment to carry out their activity, such as hikers, athletes, horse riders or hunters. For this reason, it is important to know and adhere to current legislation to enjoy the route or training in the most responsible and civic way possible. In this article, Magicycle will briefly introduce the mountain regulations that you need to follow. Contents 1. Always drive...READ MORE
How do I Service My Ebike?
There is no set time period for the amount of servicing you should be doing on your electric bikes as we all ride in different conditions and ride different amounts, but in short the more riding you do, the more maintenance you should be doing, especially if it is in bad condition. Regular servicing not only ensures optimal performance but also prolongs the lifespan of your electric bikes. In this article, we will walk you through the key steps involved in servicing your ebikes, empowering you to keep them running smoothly for years to come. Contents 1. Speed Sensor 2. Battery 3. Gear Shifting and Drivetrain 4. Tires 5. Use Lubrication 6. Brakes 7. Chain 8. Test Ride and Final...READ MORE
Do You Need Cycling Gloves for Essential Comfort and Safety?
Gloves are one of the accessories in your cycling kit that provide protection to one of the parts most exposed to falls and other possible mishaps. In addition, they facilitate the handling of the bike. But is it essential to take them? Is it possible to cycle without them? In this article, we will solve your doubts and help you choose the right ones for you. Follow us to find out more. Contents 1. Reasons to wear cycling gloves 1.1 Security 1.2 Coat 2. How to choose the right cycling gloves 1.1 Choosing gloves according to the weather 3. How to choose gloves according to the modality you practice 1.1 Personal preferences Reasons to wear cycling gloves And is it...READ MORE
How Do You Know When Your Ebike Battery Needs to be Replaced?
With the significant advances in ebike technology over the last few years, electric bikes are made to last longer than we expect, including ebike batteries. People used to worry much about ebike batteries due to reported ebike fires and their short battery life. Obviously, the immature technology of ebike batteries led to those concerns. Nowadays, those concerns are not necessary as battery technology has improved greatly, especially the BMS (battery management system). However, no matter how powerful the technology is, your ebike batteries can break down or age, and you possibly don’t realize that. Well, to make your ebikes perform as well as they did when they first arrived at your door, here we will tell you when your ebike...READ MORE
Comparing Light and Standard Electric MTBs: Which Electric Bike to Purchase
The sale of e-bikes or electric bicycles continues to grow. This rapid development has brought with it a rich range of models and the emergence of subcategories within this segment. Especially in demand are e-MTBs or electric mountain bikes. Its enormous acceptance has led to new variants: lighter and with an almost total integration of motor and battery. They are called light e-bikes.These are electric bicycles whose aesthetics are very similar to conventional mountain bikes. In some cases, we could even confuse them at first sight. Weight, a factor that penalizes e-bikes, is substantially reduced. Contents 1. Is it worth buying a light ebike? 1.1 Disadvantages 1.2 Why buy a light e-bike 1.3 Advantages Is it worth buying a light...READ MORE