The electric bike kit is a conversion equipment with battery powered electric motor that is used to convert a bicycle to an electric. The battery is rechargeable by simply plugging to the main electricity supply. Riding an electric bicycle is simple. You keep peddling until the electric motor kicks in. Then enjoy a stress free ride.

Make sure your bike has steel forks before installing the front hub. Alloy forks are not strong enough to support the hub motor. Test the magnetism of the fork, if the magnet does not attract to the fork, it means it does not have a steel base. You can change the alloy fork to a steel fork.

Many electric bikes now come with more than the average features. You can now find one with good suspension that will help take you smoothly over rough surfaces.

You can now install your rear rack & battery pack. The most common place where your battery is behind the seat using a rear rack. Make sure that your battery is securely in place or it will fall off when you are riding.

On bikes with a twist and go, the bike will be able to take you along entirely under its own power, up to 15.5 Mph (This is a UK Law speed restriction – In the US this is increased to 20mph in most states). This decreases the range of the bike as it asks more of the motor and battery. It would also struggle on steeper slopes – Even the minimum of pedalling is more significant than you may realise!

There are various reasons to buy an e-bike. They are an environmentally friendly modes of transportation and they do not require spending money on gasoline. Even a current bicycle can also be converted into an with the help of an electric conversion kit. It is the safest, cheapest and quickest option. You will no longer have to worry about the increasing price of fuel, where to park, or deal with traffic jams. They are suitable for people of all ages, including kids and older adults. The lack of gas prevent pollution ot the environment, but the bike is mobile enough to cruise around town in and can even prevent you from having to buy a car in big cities.

The battery is most often mounted above the rear wheel on a rack and the controller too is usually mounted on the underside of the rack which is not flexible. So, make sure that if the mounting is to be done in this way, your old bike does not have a flexible frame.

An electric bike is transportation pure and simple. Like any form of transportation you want it to be safe, economical and reliable. There are many places in life where one can try to scrimp and save. Transportation is not one of them. When you leave home, you need to know that your ride is going to get you there and in one piece. I hope that this article helps you cut through all of the smoke and mirrors, hype and distortion and will enable you to choose a safe quality electric bicycle or electric bike kit that will enhance your life for years to come.