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How long does a battery last?

This is a question that we hear often at DrStonerBikes, and can be answered a a couple of different ways.  Are you wanting to know how far you can go on a single charge, or  the life expectancy of a battery?

There are a number of variables n answering this question in terms of how far can one go on a single charge.  Batteries vary in size and Ah; the weight of the rider, the number of hills you will tackle, how much throttle or pedal assist you use will all impact the distance you can achieve on a single charge.  

The...


What are the different classifications of e-bikes?

What are the different classifications of e-bikes?

Class 1: eBikes that are pedal-assist only, with no throttle, and have a maximum assisted speed of 32 km/h. Class 2: eBikes that also have a maximum speed of 32 km/h, and offer throttle-assisted. Class 3: eBikes that are pedal-assist only, with no throttle, and a maximum assisted speed of 40 km/h.
Provincial Requirements For Use
Alberta
Alberta identifies e-bikes as “power bicycles” and is consistent with the federal definition of “power-assisted bicycle” in MVSR CRC, c...


Is the investment worth it?

Is the investment worth it?

If the e-Bike gets you out more , and seeing more, and going further then you have made the righ choice, or investment.  At DrStonerBikes, we like to think that you are "investing" in your health.  More and more people are standing by their e-Bike investments as some of the best money they've ever spent. Some people are replacing their cars with greener e-Bike options, while others just want to have fun on an electric bike. Those who buy for fun get way more activity riding an electric bicycle than they would driving their car, or even riding a regular...


Will I still get excerise with an e-bike?

Will I still get excerise with an e-bike?

There are people who think that e-Bikes give less of a workout because the assist on the bike makes people have to work less to get farther, meaning you sweat less, and get less out of the e-Bike. 

So, shall we break it down for you as to why the argument that you don’t get exercise why riding an e-bike is jut not the case?

You will work less, only if you want to.

Some people think that if you sweat less, you will not be able to get the workout you would be able to get on...