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
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
Best Tips and Tricks for Improving Your Riding Experience
Do you own an ebike? If so, you have come to the right place. Here, you will learn how to get the most out of your electric friends. Whether you are an experienced ebike rider or just new to electric bikes, I think it is always necessary to improve your ebike rides cause most ebikes are costly. It will be kind of a waste of money and loss if you still don’t know the best tricks and tips about electric bikes. So, you know what I am going to explain. Let’s keep reading to find out those tricks and tips. Contents 1. Never Let the Battery Die Out 2. Invest in Ebike Accessories 3. Don’t Pedal While Cornering or Taking...READ MORE
Maximize E-Bike Range: Proven Tips to Extend Your Ride
On an e-bike or electric bicycle, autonomy is a key issue to define the limits of your machine and the type of routes you can face. Here are some tips to help you maximize battery charge. Contents 1. Factors that influence the autonomy of an electric bike 1.1 Battery life 1.2 E-bike weight 1.3 Type of motor 1.4 Tire choice 1.5 Rider weight 1.6 Driving style 1.7 Meteorological conditions 2. Tips to preserve the autonomy of your e-bike 1.1 Do not rush the battery charge to the maximum 1.2 Check the components of your e-bike 1.3 Essential equipment Factors that influence the autonomy of an electric bike Here are some aspects that you can take advantage of to your benefit...READ MORE
Why Is My Ebike TYRE Flat But No Puncture?
Flat ebike tires are one of the most annoying issues we can encounter while riding, especially in the summertime. Things can’t get any worse. It always seems like we have maintained our ebikes well, but this problem is always there to be. You know why you are here on this page. Just as usual, we are going to troubleshoot this issue. If your ebike tires are flat from time to time and you don’t know why because there seem to be no pictures, you are in the right place. Keep reading to get bikes back on the road. Contents 1. Check out These Things if Your Ebike Tires Are Losing Air 1.1 Take a Close Look at the Tread 1.2...READ MORE
Can I Attach a Trailer to My Ebike?
The increasing popularity of ebikes has made many manufacturers produce ebike accessories for all kinds of uses, one of which is the trailer. Since we can’t carry too much cargo with a mere rear rack, a trailer comes in handy when we have a lot of cargo. This ebike accessory is for every kind of rider, whether you are commuting, riding to work, or hunting. For riders who are new to riding ebikes with a trailer, here we will provide the needed information. Keep reading to see if there is still something else you need to know. Contents 1. Is an Electric Bike Powerful Enough to Pull a Trailer? 2. Different Kinds of Ebike Trailers 1.1 Cargo Trailer 1.2 Child...READ MORE
Choosing the Perfect Ebike Lock: What You Need to Know
Magicycle won't mislead you. No security system is entirely infallible, and this applies even to the most advanced bike lock. With the right tools and know-how, a determined thief could breach it swiftly. However, the goal is to create a formidable deterrent and increase the level of difficulty for potential theft.One of the best tips we can give you is to use two padlocks with different types and brands of locks. An outsider may be able to break one type of lock, but it will be more difficult for him to break a second, completely different lock. The task is complicated.This measure is preferable to looking for a single, a priori, inviolable padlock.Do you want ideas to buy some of...READ MORE