Like traditional bicycles, ebikes need routine maintenance to keep them running smoothly. However, ebikes also have motors and batteries. While many motors are almost maintenance free, batteries need some care.
Lithium-ion batteries can be expensive, but they are great for ebikes because they have a high energy density, no memory effect and low self-discharge. Batteries start at about $400 and can go more than $1,000. It can be the most expensive part of an ebike or ebike conversion kit, so it makes sense to try to extend your ebike’s battery life.Read more »