Beginners Guide to eBikes

As the eBike market continues to grows in popularity there is now a mind-boggling array of different styles and uses for eBikes – folding, hybrid, mountain, commuter, road along with technical information that sounds like babble to the untrained ear. 

ewheelsnow.com is a complete beginners guide to ebikes and covers topics such as:

  • what eBikes are
  • how to buy an eBike
  • tips on keeping yourself and your eBike safe on the road
  • the laws around using eBikes
  • converting a regular bicycle to an eBike
  • and much more

So if this is your first introduction to eBikes click on the button below and read on or have a look at the latest guides and articles.

Latest Guides and Articles

eBike Conversions For Beginners

Seven Must Do Actions Before Buying ANY eBike Conversion Kit

Got an old bike that you want to convert? Learn the 7 Must Do Actions Before Buying ANY eBike Conversion Kit and save time and money with proper preparation

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cockpit view of Stromer ST2 eBike controls including LCD display
eBike Guides for Newbies

8 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying an eBike Online

8 questions you need to ask before choosing and buying an eBike online. Learn how to buy an eBike online without being overwhelmed by the experience

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White Raleigh Stow-e-way
Retail eBikes

Raleigh Stoweway Affordable Fully Equipped Folding eBike

The Raleigh Stow-e-way – this sturdy fully equipped folding eBike with integrated rear rack and automated lights system is just such a fun and comfortable ride.

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BTwin Tilt 500 for the budget conscious
Retail eBikes

BTwin Tilt 500 Folding eBike Designed For The Budget Conscious

Why spend 1000s on an eBike? BTwin Tilt 500 – the entry-level folding eBike designed for the budget conscious who seriously appreciate great value for money

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Retail eBikes

Furo X – Best Folding eBike For Discerning Commuters?

Furo X the world’s first carbon folding eBike. Is it possibly the best folding eBike for discerning commuters?

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eBike Conversions For Beginners

7 Best eBike Conversion Kits for Heavy and Overweight People

Overweight eBike rider? Here are the 7 best wheel hub motor conversion kits for people weighing 280 pounds plus. eBike Conversions for Beginners Series Part 5

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eBike Conversions For Beginners

Rear Wheel eBike Conversion – 5 Easy Stages – Newbie Guide

Part 3 of eBike Conversions For Beginners. Step by step guide for complete beginners to build an eBike with a rear wheel hub motor kit in five easy stages.

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traditional bike bell
Components & Accessories

Bike Accessories You Didn’t Know You Wanted

Bike accessories you didn’t know you wanted to keep your eBike on the road, to keep you safe on the road and to carry stuff on the road.

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torque arm
eBike Conversions For Beginners

Complete Beginners Guide – eBike Conversion In 6 Easy Steps

Part 2 of eBike Conversions for Beginners – Step by step guide for complete beginners to build an eBike with a front wheel hub motor kit in six easy steps.

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eBike Guides for Newbies

Newbies Guide to Speed Pedelecs in the UK. Worth the hassle?

Newbies Guide to Speed Pedelecs in the UK. Worth the hassle? Learn how many hoops you have to jump through simply to own and ride a fast eBike in the UK.

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Reviews

BEST eBIKE HELMET FOR S-PEDELEC | REVIEW Abus vs Giro vs Met

Not all eBike helmets are made equal. Wearing the wrong helmet can have serious consequences. A review of five of the best eBike helmets for speed pedelecs

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disc brake on bicycle
Components & Accessories

Disc Brake Newbie? 7 Important Things You Need To Know

Disc brake newbie? Thought brakes were just brakes ? Rotors, hydraulics, fluids. mechanicals, calipers. It’s a whole new language for the die-hard rim brakers

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mid drive motor on eBike
eBike Conversions For Beginners

6 Simple Steps to Convert A Regular Bike To An eBike

Part 4 of eBike Conversions For Beginners. Step by step guide for intermediate beginners to build an eBike with a mid drive motor kit in six simple steps.

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eBike bosch battery 400 watts on eBike
Components & Accessories

Extend eBike Battery By Up To 8X Longer By Undercharging

How Can I Make My eBike Battery Last Longer? Undercharging your battery can increase it’s life by up to 8X longer

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eBike Conversions For Beginners

Beginners Guide on How to Convert a Regular Bike to an eBike

Part 1 of eBike Conversions for Beginners series – 5 reasons to convert a normal bike to electric. Differences between wheel hub motor and mid drive kits.

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speeding down muddy trail mountain biking
eBike Guides for Newbies

Complete Beginners Guide to eBikes

What’s the difference between an eBike and a bike? Are they legal? How can I get one? Not sure of the answers? Read the Complete Beginners Guide to eBikes

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