7 Tips for Riding Your Electric Bike in the Dark
Riding an electric bike in the dark can be a fun and rewarding experience. However, there are some important safety precautions that you need to take in order to avoid accidents. Here are some tips for riding your electric bike in the dark: Contents 1. Wear Reflective Clothing 2. Use Proper lights 3. Choose the Right Route 4. Be Aware of Your Surroundings 5. Slow Down and Use Caution 6. Wear a Helmet 7. Be Prepared for Bad Weather 8. Conclusion Wear Reflective Clothing This could be the most important safety tip for riding your electric bike in the dark. You need to make sure that you are visible to cars and other bike riders. You can ensure others see...READ MORE
Top Tips for Preventing Back Pain While Electric Bike (Ebike) Cycling
According to data from the World Health Organization, 80% of the inhabitants of developed countries already suffer from back-related ailments of varying intensity or will suffer from them at some point in their lives. And if you are an e-bike cyclist, you don't need the world's highest health body to confirm it. Although it has always been considered that cycling prevents injuries and musculoskeletal ailments in the back because it is not an impact sport, the truth is that pain in the lower back is common when spending long days on the bicycle. Check our these tips to reduce your pain. Contents 1. Neck injury 2. What to do when you feel pain in your back? 3. Cyclist going down a...READ MORE
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
What Kind of Brakes Do I Need for an Electric Bike?
Brakes have always been an essential part of bikes, and when it comes to electric bikes, it is absolutely the same. There is not only one type of ebike brake, and they don’t provide the same performance and experience, which is why we should think twice about the choice we are about to make. In this article, we will discuss the different types of brakes that are available for electric bikes, and we will help you choose the right brakes for your needs. Contents 1. Types of Brakes for Ebikes 2. Mechanical Brakes or Hydraulic Brakes? 3. Choosing the right brakes for your ebike 4. How to maintain your e-bike brakes 5. Conclusion Types of Brakes for Ebikes There are...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
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 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