The Five Minute E-Bike Kit

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!  

electric bike commute to work

Why I Commute by E-Bike, Especially To Work

I usually roll into my work building early in the morning with a large bright yellow backpack over my shoulder, an empty water bottle in one hand, and my old helmet in the other. I walk in energized, refreshed, and excited to begin my day. I stroll down the corridor past my colleagues hunched over at…

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Video | Leeds E-Bike Kit from the Beginning

Every great company has a great story. Leeds Bicycle Solutions is no exception to the rule. We began with a desire to fix a problem. We wanted to improve the bicycle commuting experience and make riding a bike easier. Like it was when we were kids – simple and fun. Some of my best memories are…

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The E-Bike Throttle Control vs. Pedal Assist (PAS): Which is Right for You?

In order to answer that question, let’s begin by explaining the difference. A throttle on an electric bike is the means by which you engage power from the motor. In other words, it is how you turn your power on and off while riding.

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Electric Bike Kit Parts: The Basic Necessities

What Electric Bike Kit Parts are Needed for a Basic Kit? All of our kits come with this standard set of e-bike parts or can be added to each purchase: Complete Wheel Set – Electric front wheel set that replaces the standard wheel on an existing bike. Options include color selection and wheel size. The wheels are…

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eBike Kit Packages: Getting the Best Deal

If you’re thinking of converting your standard bike by adding an electric motor, you can’t go wrong with a complete eBike kit from Leeds. While it’s perfectly fine to go the custom route by picking the individual parts that you want according to your needs—an option that most advanced users and hobbyists will likely choose—starting…

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ebike conversion kit battery maintenance

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

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