Caring for your e-bike during cold winter months

Winter is here.

This might trigger thoughts of internet memes but there’s an e-bike connection too. Snowy winter weather conditions mean that lots of riders cut down on the time they spend on two wheels while others have to put their bikes away altogether for a couple of months. This period of inactivity can create issues unique to e-bikes and severely compromise their ability to properly function. If allowed to continue long enough, they can even permanently diminish the bike’s performance. 

Caring for your e-bike during cold winter months

Winter is here.

This might trigger thoughts of internet memes but there’s an e-bike connection too. Snowy winter weather conditions mean that lots of riders cut down on the time they spend on two wheels while others have to put their bikes away altogether for a couple of months. This period of inactivity can create issues unique to e-bikes and severely compromise their ability to properly function. If allowed to continue long enough, they can even permanently diminish the bike’s performance. 

Health benefits of riding an e-bike

When you hear that the health benefits of e-bikes are getting a lot of attention lately, we understand if you might respond by asking just what exactly the “e” in “e-bikes” adds that wasn’t already available. Bikes are bikes, right? What benefits does an e-bike provide that old-school bikes didn’t already give us? And shouldn’t e-bikes be a little less healthy because they’re easier to ride?

Well, it’s a little more complicated than that.

 

JIVR’s look at the e-bike market going into 2019

E-bikes have quietly grown from a small niche into a big deal.

The last decade has seen a massive increase in the number of power-assisted bikes on city streets, bike lanes and everywhere in between. What used to be a curious sighting among two-wheeled travelers is now quite common. Advances in technology, congested urban environments and changing lifestyles, among other factors, have convinced millions to make the switch from conventional bikes while millions more have transitioned directly to e-bikes after leaving cars or public transport behind. E-bikes have rapidly grown from a niche into a firmly established part of the mainstream and are by far the fastest-growing segment of the entire bicycle market.

Here’s our overview of the global e-bike market as we head into 2019.

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What is a pedelec?

Every industry has its own terminology for different groups, segments and kinds of products that exist in that field. Sometimes those terms spill over into the mainstream and become part of the conversation among consumers. Think of “wearables”, “SUV’s” or IP addresses. These all started out as terms used inside various industries and crossed over into the retail landscape and general use.

Sometimes there’s no need to ask marketers to come up with a better term than what you already have.  

 

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