A Comprehensive E-Bike Blog

Here at Leeds Bikes, we strive to provide the most useful e-bike advice, as well as up-to-date stories, in our mission to share our love of e-biking. Whether you’re looking for more information or you just enjoy reading about electric-powered bikes and e-bike conversion kits, you can find everything you need in our e-bike blog.

These articles are packed with information ranging from e-bike conversion kit installation guides to help you successfully get the most out of your new Leeds Bikes gear to electric bike videos that give you a more comprehensive overview of your equipment.

If you’re new to e-bikes and you’re thinking of getting one, our electric bike blog is a great place to start! Once you’ve figured out exactly what you need to get around more efficiently, make sure to shop our collection of e-bikes and electric bike kits. Contact us to learn more about the bikes or accessories that have caught your eye!

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Video | Great Bicycle Cartoon Thesis! What’s that you say?

Although we have never worked on a Bicycle Cartoon Master Thesis, we have conquered these mountains and gone the distance captured in this video, so we can certainly appreciate this masterpiece worthy of our admiration. Drew Linne completed the film below for his degree at the Kansas City Art Institute. Taken from Linne’s description the caption reads:…

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Video | 250 Series (250 Watt) E-Bike Kit Installation Instructions

Installing the Leeds 250 Series is easy. After you have measured the front forks and they are approximately 3.9″ you are ready to install the kit. Please follow the step by step guide and e-bike kit installation video below: Remove your old wheel. Place the ‘torque nuts’ on the 250 Series axle snug against the hub…

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Approximately 3.9″ Measurement is required for Front Fork E-Bike Conversions

Our ebike kits fit 99% of bikes. Our kits have been shipped and installed on bicycles all over the world. If you wish to see some of our e-bike kits on bikes, please click here to visit customer e-bike photos. There are very few types of bikes that do not meet the size requirements, so be sure…

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College E-Bike Kit: Student’s Best Friend on Campus

Before sending your son or daughter away to college, you can give them one more thing as a loving, doting parent—an eBike kit. While a regular bike ought to be enough to help them move from one part of the campus to another, an electric bike offers many more advantages that are fit for a freshman living in…

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Electric Bike Kit Battery Systems: How Far Can You Go?

E-bikes are all the rage these days, and for good reason; they pack a punch no ordinary bike can give you. With that extra push from the motor, no rough terrain stands a chance once you go full throttle. Additionally, thanks to the electric bike battery power, you can go on long distance rides without…

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The E-Bike Kit Solution for Bicycle Shares

Installing an e-bike kit on a shared bike is a low-cost, practical way to provide eco-friendly transportation in planned communities and campuses. As the demand for bike-sharing continues to grow in major cities, community planners are trying to incorporate this service into their urban development plans. For those in charge of such projects, one thing that needs to be…

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Video | Safe Bicycle Commuting: 17 Falsehoods, Realities, and Rules for the Road

The following videos are from our friend Dennis Cheong who runs a Facebook Page for bicycle commuters in Singapore. The below are unfortunate falsehoods, realities, and rules we have put together to help you stay safe on the road on your electric bike or bike with an e-bike kit: 1. Taxi drivers own the road. 2. Cyclists…

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Bicycle Commuting Statistics Worth Celebrating

A 250 Series Electric Bike Kit, 500 Series high power E-Bike Kit, or an electric bike from Leeds makes commuting to work by bike within reach. Here are some great statistics according to The League of American Bicyclists that will make you hang your car keys back on the wall: Since 2000, bike commuting has grown by 62%…

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How ‘Bicycle Friendly’ is your State?

The League of American Bicyclists has kicked off National Bike Week publishing the 2015 report ranking states for their “bicycle friendliness”. A number of states moved up in ranking this year gaining ground towards Washington. These include Utah, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Does this make riding your electric bike commute better? 2015 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking:…

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250 Series (250 Watt) Electric Bike Kit Battery Care FAQ

Q: Does the battery come charged? A: Only partially charged. You may find that your li-ion e-bike battery has a charge in it when you first receive it, but we still recommend a full 6-8 hour charge before use. Q: On the on/off switch, which side is “on” and which side is “off”? A: As…

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No matter where you are in your biking journey, you can come to our e-bike blog to learn more about how your equipment works and dive deeper into developments within the community.

Whether you plan on purchasing an eco-friendly electric bicycle for your commute or a powerful battery-powered bicycle you can hit the trails with, our e-bike blog will act as the main hub that guides you step-by-step through the process of choosing and using the right bike for your needs.