A Comprehensive E-Bike Blog

Here at Leeds Bikes, we strive to provide the most useful and 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 eco bikes and custom bike kits. Contact us to learn more about the bikes or accessories that have caught your eye!

Video | Biking as we know it will never be the [e-bike] same…

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May is National Bike to Work Month

Bike to Work Day

“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” -Albert Einstein How many of us do the same thing over and over again, but expect different results? See different results by biking to work and ditching the car. Every year in May commuters all over the United States leave the…

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yellow bike with a front-wheel tricycle conversion kit and baskets

Electric Trike Conversions – A Great Baby Boomer Option!

Are you a Baby Boomer who loves to ride traditional or electric bikes? Are you someone who just likes new riding experiences? Have you considered riding a bike with a front-wheel tricycle conversion kit? Discover Your Options There are many options if you’re looking to complete an electric tricycle conversion. One of the most popular…

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Leeds E-bike Kit

Leeds 250 Series Electric Bike Kit – Made for ALL!

We wanted to create and offer a product that would be universally efficient on ANY bicycle, for ANY rider, and on ANY terrain. There are too many confusing products and variations in bicycle performance on the market. We present the ONE ALL for ALL! The Five Minute E-Bike Kit 250 Series. We had a blast filming this all…

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250 watt electric bike kit installation

Video | 250 Series (250 Watt) E-Bike Kit 5 Minute Install in Real Time

Watch the 5 Minute Install in… five minutes. A standard installation takes five minutes. If you have v-brakes, installation is fairly straight forward. If you have a disc brake, part of the install requires removing the disc from your old bike hub and securing it to the planetary motor hub. Some disc brake systems may require…

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UN 38.3 Certification Electric Bike Battery

Video | Li-ion Electric Bike Battery Safety and Transportation

Leeds Li-ion battery systems include UN 38.3 certified Panasonic and Samsung cells. On February 6, 2015 the United States Government required that all lithium batteries being shipped from, to and within the United States comply with United Nations/Department of Transportation code 38.3, also known as UN 38.3. In order to ensure the safety of lithium batteries…

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D.C. Ride with the Converted Electric Cargo Bike

The family station wagon touring D.C. is out for more fun. Spring calls for pulling the bike out of the garage, tuning it up if it hasn’t been ridden in a while and going for some enjoyable rides. We did just that this last weekend. The very first bike I installed our kit on was…

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Video | Feel like a Kid Again with an Electric Bike!

We love hearing from you! Whether it is a 250 Series Electric Bike Kit, or a 500 Series E-Bike Kit, the most common theme we hear from each of you is that our electric bike kits make it possible to ride a bike again like you use to. WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG! Many have related it to riding a…

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E-Bike Kit Motor Hub Axle

Video | Electric Bike Motor Axle does not fit into the Bicycle Fork Dropouts

If the axle does not fit into the dropouts because it is slightly too big, you may need to file the inside of the dropouts in order to fit the axle on the e-bike kit motor.

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Electric Bike Motor is making a Funny Sound

Sometimes when the electric bike kit is installed incorrectly a scraping sound may occur. If this happens, please check the following to ensure a proper ebike kit installation:

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Stay Informed

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. 

Check back often for posts about e-bike features and benefits and to get answers to many of your questions.