E-bike: what it is, why buy one and how to choose it according to your - Espomasishop

What is an e-bike?

An e-bike (electric bicycle) is a bicycle that includes an electric motor and battery to provide extra pedaling support.

This mount helps make riding easier and more comfortable, especially uphill or against the wind.

E-bikes can be used for various activities, such as daily transport or cycling tours.

Close up on person with electric bike

Why buy an e-bike?

There are several reasons to buy an e-bike:

  1. Easy to use: the pedal assistance makes riding easier and more comfortable, especially uphill.
  2. Savings: Reduce costs for petrol or public transport and help save money on the purchase of a car.
  3. Ecological: it is a means of transport with zero emissions, helping to reduce the environmental impact.
  4. Health: Active cycling improves fitness and general health.

What is the age allowed to ride an e-bike?

In Italy, the minimum age to ride an e-bike is 14 with the authorization of parents or guardians, and 16 independently.

For electric bicycles with a maximum power of 250W and a speed limit of 25km/h, no driving license or insurance is required.

For electric bicycles with a power exceeding 250W and a speed exceeding 25 km/h, an AM-type license or higher and liability insurance are required.

How to choose an e-bike that fits your needs?

To choose an e-bike that fits your needs, consider the following factors:

  1. Intended use: Consider whether the bike will be used primarily for daily transport or for longer cycling tours.
  2. Terrain: Consider whether you will mostly be riding flat roads or steep climbs.
  3. Distance: consider the average distance you want to travel each day.
  4. Weight: Consider the weight of the bike and battery, which affects ease of transport.
  5. Price: Consider your budget and choose a bike that offers the best value for money.
  6. Service: Consider the availability of repairs and parts in your area.

Are you considering buying an e-bike for yourself or your loved ones? Then take a look at the models available on our store .

NB: some are in " coming soon" , which means that they will be available soon. 

If the model of your interest is "not available", write us an email to notify us of your interest!

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