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Whether you’re looking for more information or you just enjoy reading about electric-powered bikes and ebike conversion kits, you can find everything you need on our posts page. We strive to provide the most useful and up-to-date stories in our mission to share our love of e-biking. Check back often for posts about e-bike features and benefits and to get answers to many of your questions. Our blog page is a one-stop-shop that you’ll find both helpful and informative. If you’re new to e-bikes and you’re thinking of getting one, our posts page is a great place to start!  

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Leeds Electric Bike Kits – Real Customer Reviews

Leeds Bikes prides itself on providing the best electric bike kits on the market. By using brand names such as Samsung, Bafang, and 8FUN, we are able to provide quality conversion kits with the best warranty in the industry! In this blog we will be highlighting customer reviews! New reviews will be added periodically so…

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Caring For Your Ebike in the Winter

As temperatures drop and snow begins to fall, you may think it’s time to bundle up and stay indoors. Just because the seasons change that doesn’t mean you have to store your electric bike and let it collect dust until spring. With the proper care and ebike maintenance routines, you can continue riding on the…

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A Beginner’s Guide To the Perfect Electric Bike Tire Pressure

There is a huge amount of debate around how to get the perfect bicycle tire pressure. Optimum pressure varies due to a number of factors and because of this there are no fixed rules. Keep in mind, the same physics and factors that apply to regular bicycles also apply to electric bikes and there are certain…

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Electric Bike Commuting Benefits: What the ‘Purist’ Cycling Community is Missing

More people than ever are utilizing bicycles to get around. Major cities throughout the U.S., including Seattle and New Orleans, are adding bike lanes to accommodate the growing number of cyclists. Yet, of the reported 103 million Americans who ride their bikes regularly, few understand the advantages of electric bike commuting. Electric bike benefits are…

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Cheating False Beliefs of Electric Bikes

We all have limiting beliefs that we need to address in order to become a better version of ourselves. Sometimes, they’re rather sneaky and come cloaked in good intentions. They may even have been bred into us by our parents who were only trying to help us to survive in the world. We’ll get to…

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5 Step Guide for the Icy Winter Bicycle Commute

Only die-hards ride in the Winter, right? I never considered myself a die-hard until all my coworkers dubbed me just that because I enjoy the bicycle commute on even the coldest days. Commuting by bike in the Winter may seem crazy or only for the obsessed, but once you get in a Winter-commuting routine, you…

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riding an electric bike is not cheating

Video | Is Riding an E-Bike Cheating? See the Data

From time to time we see comments from cyclists on our Facebook page and others’ Twitter feeds that contain negative sentiment toward electric bikes. The negative commentary includes statements such as “that’s cheating,” “get some real exercise,” “it’s just a motorcycle,” “lazy people,” and more. I often cringe when I see “cheating” comments. We understand there are…

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Video | Change in your Transportation Future

Our favorite bicycle Engineer Zach Krapfl examines the environmental footprint of modern transportation methods, particularly electric bikes, and presents both shocking and exciting findings. The most promising includes people who have changed their mode of transportation to electric bikes. E-Bike commuters are living “healthier, happier, and more eco-friendly lives.” See Zach’s TEDx Talk as well as a summary of…

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The E-Bike Kit Tactic for a Sun Tzu Strategy

Are you a business leader or have you served in the military? If you answered “yes,” then it is likely that you’ve studied the teachings of Sun Tzu. Anyone who is focused on leadership and taking on the world reads Sun Tzu. If you haven’t read Sun Tzu, then consider this a quick “INTRO TO SUN TZU-THINKING.”…

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5 Reasons To Commute by Electric Bike

With all the hype in social media, at your local bike shop, on the news and in magazine articles about electric bikes, one has to ask, “Why convert to an electric bike?” Here’s your answer! #1 An e-bike not only gives YOU more power, it gives YOUR COMMUTE more life. More Power means you can commute to…

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