how much maintenance does ridekick’s ebike conversion kit require? As you consider an e-bike or electric bike conversion kit such as the simple Ridekick power trailer, it’s helpful to understand what maintenance will look like. One of the benefits of the Ridekick power trailer is that your bike maintenance is the same as it was
First thing first, Flexibility. The trailer can be shared between bikes in your family in 30 seconds! (Try that with a hub motor.) Use your hybrid bike with the power trailer to and from work. Then switch it to your cruiser for going downtown on a summer evening. Hitch it up to your partner’s bike
New Exercise Norms We’ve been told to practice social distancing so we can slow or stop the spread of the coronavirus. Many of us are comfortable to comply, but still want to get some quality exercise. We’ve lost access to our gyms for machine workouts and our recreation centers for pickle ball or badminton games.
The Right Battery Choice for You Every RidekickTM trailer comes with a battery, and the battery choice is yours! We talk about a battery value in watt hours (Wh). Watt hours are determined by multiplying the volts (v) times the amp hours (Ah). The higher the Wh, the more power and capacity of the battery.
Customer testimonials help guide our responses to interested Ridekick fans. Ridekick riders often write us about their experiences. These stories are a basis of first-hand information that we can share (size of rider, terrain, battery range, etc). There’s nothing like a current Ridekick rider to help inform a potential rider! A frequent question is, “Will the Ridekick power
Convert Your Own Trike to a Comfortable E-Bike! People cycle for many reasons. For some, it’s the primary or only mode of transportation they use – they don’t even own a car or they live in a city that makes car use more cumbersome than bicycling. For others, bicycling represents a form of recreation and
“My Friends Say It’s Cheating.” You need to ask, “What’s the measure of judgment?” Meet Harry, 87 years old, Pennsylvania state high school record holder in high hurdles (1945 and 1946). He doesn’t think it’s cheating! He says it enables him to continue to enjoy bicycling. “I wouldn’t’ be able to do it without the
Court Rye of ElectricRideReview.com was in Fort Collins and asked to spend some time with Ridekick International owners, Mark Wanger and Dee Wanger, and do a thorough Ridekick Review. “It’s actually one of the more affordable electric bike ‘solutions’ I’ve seen out there,” Court Rye – Writing electric bike reviews and conversion kits reviews for five years.
Electric Bike Law Basics Electric bicycles are defined in the United States as light vehicles that can be powered by human pedal-power and/or by electric power. In order to be considered a “bicycle” rather than a “motor vehicle”, US federal law specifies that electric bicycles are 2- or 3-wheeled vehicles that can’t travel faster than 20 (23
Trying a Recumbent Trike! With so many recumbent trike riders adding an electric assist with our Ridekick power trailer, my business partner, Mark, and I decided to try recumbent trikes. We wanted to understand the appeal that attracted so many “baby boomer” converts? After all, they ride with a smile visible from a quarter mile