The FedEx bike box measures 54 x 8 x 28 (126-inches length plus girth). The ShipBikes xBike Shipper measures 43 x 11 x 32 (129-inches length plus girth) and the BikeFlights medium bike box measures 45 x 12 x 29 (127-inches length plus girth). Each of these boxes meets both FedEx and UPS domestic size […]
A local bike shop will typically charge $50 to $100 to pack a bike for shipping. Pro Tip: Ask your bike shop to ensure that the total package dimensions do not exceed 130-inches length plus girth. Otherwise, your package will be subject to oversize shipping fees.
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An e-bike can be shipped just like any bicycle. However, there are special considerations (and some restrictions) due to the battery. For example, current FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations prohibit any lithium ion battery containing more than 160-watt hours from carriage on all passenger aircraft. Typical e-bike batteries range from about 300 watt-hours (abbreviated WH) […]
An electric bike is generally regarded to be as safe as a traditional bicycle. But that’s not to say there are no risks. Here are the e-bike safety tips you need to know before you ride: 1. Ride at a safe speed2. Keep a safe distance from cars3. Check steering, gears, pedals and brakes4. Wear […]
Maintenance is a critical part of ensuring that your e-bike is safe and reliable. Our 5 point e-bike maintenance checklist includes: 1. Inspect your tires for damage2. Clean dirt and debris from the motor3. Check the brake pads for excessive wear4. Clean and lubricate the chain5. Keep the battery charged
Most e-bikes use a lithium-ion battery which has proven to be the most durable and longest lasting. It’s common for e-bike batteries to reach upwards of 50 miles per in a single charge, which represents a sizable increase from just a few years ago.
Entry level e-bikes typically cost around $2,000. Commuter and electric gravel bikes are generally the most affordable options while electric mountain bikes and high-performance e-bikes can cost upwards of $8,000 or more.
Most people buy an e-bike because it offers low-cost, energy-efficient transportation to and from work. Thanks to modern technology, e-bikes create far fewer emissions than a car or bus.