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
Reasons Why You Should or Not Buy Photochromic Ebike Sunglasses
Sunglasses should be an essential accessory for electric bike cycling and it is important to take a few minutes to learn the features and benefits of each model before making the purchase.In the market, we can find several types depending on the type of lenses and their ability to filter the sun's rays, in order to obtain the clearest vision depending on the existing light.Follow up with us, and see all the advantages and disadvantages before you make your choice. In this sense, three types are recommended for cycling:Polarized, whose lenses only allow the passage of natural light, eliminating reflections. Transparent, for low light conditions (rain, fog, etc.). Photochromic, which combines characteristics of the previous two to become glasses for all...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
Is Tannus Armor Worth It?
Getting fat tires is annoying, especially when it is extremely hot and we are in the middle of the ride. The last time I had a flat tire on my conventional bike there was nothing I could do but push it home, really tired and frustrated. If you get flat tires on electric bikes, I would tell you this is way worse than on traditional bikes. Ebikes tend to be heavier and nobody wants to push them home, I promise. So, I believe every ebike owner wants to avoid flat tires, but the truth is that nobody can 100% stop their ebike tires from getting flat. What can we do then? Here is how Tannus comes into play. Contents 1....READ MORE
How to Properly Clean and Care for Your Cycling Apparel?
Washing cycling clothing has its own tricks to extend the life of the garment and prevent premature deterioration. It is a garment made of special fabrics (Lycra, polyester, polypropylene) and requires a completely different washing and drying process than streetwear. Similarly, garments such as jerseys and shorts should be washed frequently, preferably after every outing. Both jerseys and shorts are exposed to external media that accelerate the wear and tear of the fabric, such as sweat, dirt and the action of the sun's rays, which can deteriorate the colour. Below we provide you with some simple guidelines for cleaning your cycling jerseys so that you don't damage them unnecessarily and you can make your favorite gear last longer. Also, don't...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