5 Things to Know When Buying an Electric Bike: #5 QUALITY & RELIABILITY!
Updated: Jul 27, 2021
There are many things to consider when buying your first electric bike. Here at E-Lux Electric Bikes, we've created a video series of what we believe are the 5 most important considerations when searching for your new electric bike.
Number 5: QUALITY & RELIABILITY!
The last thing you want to look for when it comes to choosing your electric bike is quality and reliability. Most people ride standard bicycles over short distances. However, on an electric bike, riders tend to go much longer distances, making reliability very important. For the bike itself ensuring a quality build and use of quality parts will help determine how reliable the bike will likely be.
When inspecting a new bike, look at all of the welds on the frame and forks. Really strong and accurate welds help to ensure the bike is manufactured properly. Name brand quality parts, including the battery, motor, derailleur components, cranks, and display are all very important. Knock-off brans have a tendency to only last 6 months to a year. You want to avoid those at all costs. Brand name parts like Barong or Eight Fun for motors, Samsun, Panasonic, or LG for batteries and Shimano or Tektro for other parts are top of the line industry standards. Don't settle for less or you'll be sorry! Additionally a quality computer display that is not plastic is important.
Finally, quality electric bikes are backed by manufacturers who offer good warranties. E-Lux Electric Bikes provides 3-year warranties on its batteries and 1-year tire to tire warranty for the full bike. Our warranty is one of the best in the business. Manufacturers of quality and reliable electric bikes will cover all these bases. You don't need to look any further than E-Lux Bikes to get what you need!
You can watch all of this in action via our video series here: 5 Things to Know When Buying an Electric Bike.
For more information, or to see our entire line of E-Lux Electric Bikes you can visit www.eluxbikes.com or you can give us a call at 949-440-1967