first ebike

  1. J.R.

    Budget Buys - 1st eBike

    Post your best tips to budget buys!
  2. S

    E-bike for disabled adult

    I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a genetic connective tissue disorder. It’s degenerative, so I have to take into account potential future loss of function for all purchases. It mostly affected my legs in past decades, but has hit my hands recently, such that my thumbs frequently dislocate. I...
  3. RedXXDuce

    First Ebike Battery Build (Looking for advice and help)

    Hi all my name is Ismail I am new to the E-Bike community and was hoping to get some advice and help on the build that I am planning. This is post is focused on my battery as this will be my first time and would like to avoid screwing anything up. Attached above is the design for my battery...
  4. Muckey

    Light weight step through ebike

    I’m a single 62 year young looking for a step through ebike. I’ve tried Aventon step through, however it was really heavy for me to lift up. I’ve also tried riding two other brands here in North Idaho. What’s important to me is a step through, front suspension, light weight really don’t want...
  5. jcastanza

    Just me? So hard to pull trigger!

    Greetings! After months of research and having been 99% sure of what I want for some time, why am I finding it so hard to pull the trigger and purchase my first ebike? Is it because in the past I’ve been the guy that buys the [ insert product ] and then 2 weeks later the next newest, even...
  6. Whatdevs

    Drowning in a sea of choices, throw me a life raft!!!!!

    Hi all, New member and new to the ebike community in general. I've been riding a Specialized stump jumper for about 12 years now but really eager to explore the world of ebikes. My use will likely be about 80% urban/neighborhood and flat trails and 20% mountain/single track/gritty terrain...
  7. E

    Ebike thoughts

    Hi all, I am new to the forum and to ebiking and am looking to make my first ebike purchase - if I can find stock - and am after some advice. My usage would be road, cross country and some very occasional and very light trails. For comfort I am looking at 29inch wheels, a hard tail and am drawn...
  8. ridingsoon

    New Rize X Ordered My Experience

    I pulled the trigger and ordered the Rize X online in Silver. Bike was in stock and it shipped last night, it took just a little over 1 day to ship it out. It is due to arrive on Wednesday of next week. I will post more details of condition on arrival, setup and any other feedback I have at...
  9. Qamera

    Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ - First Ride Comments and Questions From Newbie

    Why I went e-bike: I just turned 65. I run 15-20 miles a week and do a half marathon about once a year. Last year I did a trail half. But I figured I should start to cross-train and take some of the pounding off my knees, and also try something new! So I did the homework and pretty much knew...
  10. D

    Looking for Suggestions on an ebike for hunting

    Hello All. I am new to the ebike world, actually new to biking in general haven’t been on one in a long while. I’m looking for help in choosing an ebike for hunting. Looking in the $2500 and under price range. I probably won’t use the bike a ton, just need it to help get me back in the woods a...
  11. S

    e-bike Rookie | 1st e-bike purchase advice

    First-time poster, future first-time owner! Looking for some advice on my first e-bike purchase: 1. I won't be commuting, but looking for a bike to enjoy around town, up and down the hilly roads of Atlanta. 2. As strange as this sounds (since it appears that most of the higher-quality ebikes...
  12. F

    First things first

    OK, even though I've put 1,000 miles on an ebike I feel like a total newbie here, but let me ask a question: Why is the first question about buying an ebike anything other than "Torque sensing vs. cadence sensing?" It seems to me this divides two distinct types of bikes and riders. I like...
  13. aschrad

    Prospective Ebike owner

    Hi everyone, I join you all from Calgary Alberta under bittersweet circumstances. I had just started looking at ebikes after coming across an Indigogo campaign for the "Babymaker" but was not really seriously considering anything for probably the next couple of years. Then low and behold I...
  14. D

    E-Bike Commuter Decision

    Hi Everyone from Newport Beach, CA The 2 of us, Wife (5’ 6”) and myself (6’ 3”) are in the market for a Commuter E-Bike. It will be for going around town, Beach paths, etc. Have 4 small kids. May eventually have a Child Bike Trailer behind one of the bikes so we can tow the 2 little ones...
  15. GitaM

    Recommend first comfort ride eBike ?

    I would really appreciate it if you could recommend an eBike that I could use once or twice a week for around Vancouver (hilly). I am not in great shape so want something reasonable with features that would motivate me to ride. Hoping under $3K Canadian. thanks in advance.
  16. Eheller

    2020 Turbo Vado - Early Impressions!

    Well, after months of research, much of it at this awesome site, I took the plunge and bought a 2020 Specialized Turbo Vado 3.0. Picked it up over the weekend. And wow - I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. All I want to do is ride this bike. Two rides this weekend, 17 miles...
  17. P

    Please help me EBR!!

    Hello EBR members! I am new to ebikes and like soooo many others i have become almost overwhelmed with my weeks and weeks of ebike research I've been doing. EBR has come to be my go to for almost all my research. I would love to get some feedback from others on brands and recommendations on...
  18. W

    New buyer, little to no knowledge

    Ive tried researching them the last few days but there's too much out there and its honestly made it a bit more confusing than when I started looking. I apologize for the lack of specifics I am providing, but I am not too picky. Just want to make sure I get the best value. I would like to get...
  19. R

    Thoughts on a Used 2014 iZip E3 Dash?

    Hey All, I am in the market for my first ebike, but have not pulled the trigger yet as I'm a little strapped for cash. In my ideal world, I would replace our family's second vehicle with an ebike, but I am nervous to put down big money on a nicer model before trying one out and making sure it's...
  20. B

    Choosing a well rounded first ebike

    Hi guys/gals, I have been looking around lately for a first e bike ever since a coworker braught one in. I have narrowed it down to a few choices, one of them is: But I don´t see alot of customer reviews. There is for...