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.
Keeping up with Your Cycling Partners People often perceive ebikes as being machines for speeding past slower cyclists or walkers, but there are many advantages of ebikes and ebike conversion kits. Over and over again we hear stories about how hard it is for a group of cyclists to keep the pace and stamina of
Of course, we love to hear from our riders’ to hear about their experiences with the Ridekick power trailer and the ways it helps their rides. In this rider’s story, he is excited to begin cycling after his heart attack recovery. Bradley “I finally got everything put together and took my Ridekick trailer out for
Bike Trails to Multi-use Trails Communities offer paved paths, “multi-use trails,” for use by walkers, runners, stroller-pushers, dog walkers, skateboarders, wheelchair users, scooter riders, bike riders, and others. Originally, “bike trails” trails were limited to bikers and walkers. People enjoy recreational or commuter riding apart from traffic. In cities with snow, these paths are often
In the last decade, electric-assisted cycles (bicycles and adult trikes) have grown in popularity. It has been interesting to watch the shift in societal awareness and attitude around that trend. At first, people were confused about why there was a need to put power on a bicycle — weren’t bikes for exercise? So, what IS
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