Electric Bike Forums - Q&A, Help, Reviews and Maintenance

Welcome to the Community

Introductions & Bike Garage

Welcome to the electric bike forums! Please introduce yourself and share a bit about the electric bikes you've got! It's fun to see pictures and learn about the modifications and accessories you've tried too. Big thanks to mrgold35 for suggesting this space!
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Forum Rules and Etiquette

In an effort to help these forums run smoothly and avoid misunderstanding, this is a space to discuss and clarify the rules and etiquette we aim for and enforce here.
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Get Help Using The Forums

If you're feeling lost while trying to figure out how to use our forums, you've come to the right place! Here you can ask questions about how to use forum features, such as quoting only part of a post, inserting pictures as thumbnails, how to share a video, and much more. Please use the search function first to see if your question has been asked before posting a new one :) If you see a question here and you know the answer, chime in and share it! If someone else already answered the question, you can upvote it to show your agreement... or downvote it if you disagree. EBR staff will check in here periodically to help answer any questions that stump the community.
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Electric Bike Guides, Resources

This forum is reserved for guides and well-researched posts that can inform people who are new or sharpen people with some experience already gained.
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Electric Bike Laws, Regulations

Ebike laws are fragmented globally, within nations, states and even cities... This space is dedicated to understanding, discussion, evolution and eventual acceptance of the technology in more places long term.
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General Ebike Forums

General Ebike Discussion

Discuss anything related to electric bicycles, e-bikes, pedelecs, the underlying technology etc. This is a catch all space for Ebike-related discussion that doesn't fit well into any of our other subforums.
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Ask the Community Anything

Having worked in this industry since 2012, traveled the world, built friendships with people far and wide, my goal with this forum section is to answer questions and empower people to connect! So, post your questions thoughtfully with a clear title, complete explanation, and any supporting details you've got so I can give a quality answer... As time permits, I'll share my thoughts, supporting evidence, and quotes from friends in the space. Ask the community (and me) anything!
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Discussion by Brand & User Reviews

Discuss electric bikes by brand and if you already own one, share your upgrades and insights including user-created reviews or links and summaries of third party reviews
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Discussion by Type

Explore and discover electric bicycles by type of riding or type of hardware, these forum categories match up with review categories on EBR
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Help Choosing an Ebike

Whether you're new to electric bikes and need help with general direction, have already narrowed down to a few options and are weighing the pro's and con's or are an expert that's scrutinizing between model years this space is designed to help you choose the best ebike for your lifestyle and budget.
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Ebike Touring & Travel

A space to discuss touring, trekking, and long range cycling with electric bicycles... as well as travel applications! This forum area was created by requests from community members, thank you!
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Events, Rides and Shows

Discuss upcoming industry events and shows like Eurobike, Interbike, Sea Otter Classic, Dealer Camp, Taipei International Cycle Show and China Cycle. Ebike Ride events and smaller local rides may also be posted and discussed here.
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Trending News, Hot Topics

Everything from new electric bikes to breakthrough battery technology, legal updates, brand acquisitions etc. this is the place to share!
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Electric Bike Rebates & Incentives

Countries, regions, states, and local governments sometimes offer rebates and incentives on electric bikes to promote clean air, reduce traffic congestion, and reduce dependency on fossil fuels. This section is meant to be a repository for information on these programs. Please format post titles as "Country > Region > Organization > Rebate Amount" to help people sort through easily and keep this space organized.
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Ebiking with Disabilities

This is a space for discussing how electric bicycles can benefit people with different disability challenges. It could be an intellectual disability, physical limitation, mental health diagnosis, or other accessibility related challenge.
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Off-Topic Non-Ebike Discussion

This space is designed for friends to connect off-topic, your conversations can be about virtually anything... not just electric bikes! All of our etiquette rules still apply, please be respectful and kind! Please note that politics and religion are also OFF LIMITS here :)
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Advanced Ebike Forums

Parts and Accessories

Discuss electric bike accessories like bags, fenders, lights and locks as well as parts like internally geared hubs, LCD display panel upgrades and puncture proof tires
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Maintenance and Repairs

Proactive care can keep your bike on the road longer but nothing lasts forever... share your tips and resources on maintaining electric bikes as well as brand and hardware specific repair guides.
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DIY, Kits and Custom Builds

With a bit of time and elbow grease you can build a faster, stronger and often less expensive electric bike... this is your space to share, compare and discuss.
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Crowd Funded Products

More and more light electric vehicles and e-bikes are launching on crowd funding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo... they tend to be lower priced, creatively designed and somewhat risky to buy and assemble. Will it arrive? Witt it work as advertised? How is it holding up?
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Electric Bike Classifieds

Ebike Rentals, Tours, Travel Promotions

A space to discuss electric bike rentals, tours, and any kind of travel promotions. Ebikes can be a wonderful way to explore new places and bring everyone along, regardless of fitness level. They make it easy to pull over and meet new people or explore places that are just off the beaten path. This forum area was created by requests from community members, thank you!
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Items and Parts for Sale or Wanted, By-Owner

Used electric bikes, parts and accessories for sale by owner. Avoid scams and deal locally when possible, meet in groups and in safe spaces. Beware of wiring money (e.g. Western Union), cashier checks, money orders, shipping. EBR is not responsible in any way for interactions and transactions that begin here. Posting replies is disabled on threads in this section. If you're interested in a posting, please private message the seller about it :)
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Items, Parts and Promotions, By-Dealer or Brand

New and used electric bikes, parts and accessories for sale by dealer and brand manufacturer. Discover discounts, last-season specials and other promotions.
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