2022 Bakcou (BackCountry) MULE Mid Drive Torque Sensor 48V Electric Bike (2023)

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2022 Bakcou (BackCountry) MULE Mid Drive Torque Sensor 48V Electric Bike (1)

    TheBakcou (formerly BackCountry)MULE Mid Drive electric bicycle is built to pack like a mule with the suspension and gearing to get you there fast! On a quick trail ride or a week in the backcountry, the Mule is a beast that can handleeverything you throw at it.

    The Mule was designed and engineered around thesuperiorpower and performance of theBafangULTRA mid-drive motor, with its game-changing torque and dual-speed sensors.

    These highly sensitive sensors record data on crank torque, vehicle speed, and pedal rotation speed, ensuringprecise and accurate control of the e-bike while achieving highest possible efficiency.

    The intelligence of the Ultra Drive System puts the rider in complete control.

    Despite the tremendous power output and maximum torque of more than 160 N m the motor operates in silence.

    Frame Size Difference:

    Stand over height and frame is the same for small or large. However,the small frame Mule seat can belowered 1.5” lower than the large. We can also swap out the suspension seat postto a non-suspension seat post which allowsthe seat tolower an additional 1.5”.

    Watch the beautiful Mule hunting ebike in action!

    Fast, stealthy,Bakcoue-bikesin their element!

    Product Specifications:

    • Motor:This smart torque sensing motor, powered by Bafang, is capable of falling under all 3 Classifications of ebike laws. Toggle between 750 watts, and 1,000 continuous watts with a max power output of 1,500 watts.
    • Battery:Extended Distance 48v 14.5ah, 17.4ah, or 21ah lithium-ion
    • Display:Bafang DP C18.UART Full Color LCD
    • Brakes:Powerful Tektro Dual Piston Hydraulic, 203mm Front & 180mm Rear rotor
    • Suspension:BCEB GT MRK 100mm AIR Fork
    • Frame:High Grade Aluminum Alloy 6061
    • Size:Mule, 18” (Stand Over Height: 29.5”)
    • Throttle:Left Thumb
    • Wheels:Quick Release Front Hub
    • Tires:Unparalleled Traction and Control Maxxis Minion 26” X 4.0
    • Gearing:Shimano Alivio Hill-Climbing 9 speed, 40t Front 11x36t cassette
    • Steering:Wide 740mm Handlebars for Greater Stability
    • Load Capacity:300 lbs
    • Locking Ergonomic Handlebar Grips
    • Shock Absorbing Suspension Seat Post
    • Front & Side Rear Derailleur Guards
    • Saddle:SR Sport Saddle
    • Aggressive Skid-Proof Wide Stance Pedals
    • Weight:68 lbs
    • Max Speed: This product has a max speed of 15.5 mph (25 km/h)*

    *You can email hello@upzy.com for more info on top speed.

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    Accessories For The Mule (look in dropdowns above, bundle together to save serious money). Click to see full product listing:

    • Gator-Gripp HD Bow/Gun Rack
    • Dual Use Waterproof Backpack/Pannier Bag
    • Kuat Hi-Lo Hitch Extension
    • Kuat Pivot Swing Away Extension, 2" Hitch
    • Kuat NV 2.0 Bike Hitch Rack, 2 Bike Capacity
    • BCB K20 Waterproof Mountain Bike Headlight
    • BackCountry EBikes Portable Solar Panel

    RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

    The focus of our research and development team, atBakcou eBikes, was to design the most dependable, efficient, and comfortable fat tire electric bikes available.

    Our e-bikes were designed to be electric bikes from the beginning, and not simply regular bikes, modified to function as ebikes. The stresses and demands placed on an electric bike used to haul, not only the rider, but his gear and game, in and out of the back country, are much greater than those placed on a regular bike. For this reason, we designed and manufactured our ebikes around the most important part of the bike, the drive train.

    BakcoueBikes utilizes the latest, most technologically advanced motors and lithium ion batteries on the market. Whether you’re riding the powerful Mule to access remote areas, tackling the most aggressive terrain on the Storm, or flying back up the trail to grab the truck after a long drift boat ride on the Stalker, our dependable ebikes will make sure you get there and back.

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    BakCou Mule

    It's freakin' awesome! Best purchase I've made in a long time!

    Thanks Jim!! Have fun riding your Bakcou Mule e-bike!

    E-Bike Purchase

    This was a great online purchase experience. I ordered my new bike on a Monday and it was delivered on Thursday the same week! The bike was delivered packaged as described and was a breeze to complete assembling following the easy to follow instructions. Thanks Upzy and Bakcou!!

    Thanks for your great review of us Ken! We really appreciate it. We like to ship our products as fast as possible :) Hope you enjoying riding your Mule e-bike for many years to come!

    2019 Bakcou Mule eBike

    Just got back from an archery elk hunt and the bike met all my expectations. It made the hunt a lot less physically exerting and more enjoyable. While I didn't seal the deal on my elk, I had a great time trying and my Mule added to the fun.

    Thanks for the great review Thomas! We're so glad you're having so much fun with the Mule :)

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    Once order is placed:
    1) Order Confirmation Email: You will receive an order confirmation email with all relevant details. This means your order is in our system.
    2) We Automatically Reach Out To USA-Based Suppliers: We pre-authorize your payment method and prepare shipment.
    3) Ship and Deliver in 5-7 Business Days*:We process charges to your payment method and ship and deliver in 5-7 biz days (from the shipment date), unless otherwise stated for specific products. This is if the product is immediately available**.
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    *Some larger products (ATVs, go karts, custom scooters, wheelchairs etc) will take longer than 5-7 business days as they require time to inspectand ship by special freight carrier. A revised shipping ETA is usually found in these products' descriptions. Please note we cannot guarantee shipping time. Unanticipated delivery delaysby shipping companies (Fedex, UPS etc) are out of our control.

    **Product not immediately available: We will email/call you with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) and you can decide how to proceed.

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    Shipping Exceptions

    No Shipping to PO Boxes: As our products tend to be large in size, we cannot ship to PO Boxes.

    No Overnight or Expedited Shipping: Unless otherwise stated on specific products.

    International shipping (including Hawaii and Alaska): Please refer here.

    Pickup: Some products, such as TaoTao, can be picked up directly from our warehouses at a reduced price. These pickups do not fall under "free shipping", as they are not shipped but picked up by customers using their own transport.

    Lift-gate Services: We provide free lift-gate services on the majority of our larger products, however certain products are excluded. For excluded products, the customer is responsible for any additional lift-gate charges. Please contact us for further clarification.

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    Returns

    If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase:

    1) Return Authorization Within 15 Days of Product Received: Please email aftersales@upzy.com and we can arrange a return authorization.

    2) Product Must Be Unused and in Resale-able Condition: Must be in original box (no damaged items).

    3) Return tracking number: Must be provided.

    Order Has Shipped, Buyer's Remorse Return or Refusing A Shipment:

    ->Buyer is responsible for return shipping and delivery (outbound) charges

    ->Minimum 15% restocking fee, unless the shipment comes visibly damaged.

    Damages

    We pack all products securely and reliably. Sometimes the packaging may get dented in transit, but do not be concerned as the inside contents will still be intact.

    1) Please inspect the product packaging when it arrives.

    2) Once the product is delivered and signed for, we no longer have the authority to file a claim with the shipping carrier (standard US shipping procedure).

    3) Anything thereafter will be treated as a return.

    In the rare instance the product inside is damaged, please do not worry as we will work with you to resolve the situation. Any photo evidence can be sent to aftersales@upzy.com.

    Product Disclaimer

    Product pictures and specifications may vary with the actual product on occasion.

    Some products require assembly or possibly adjustments/modifications/minor fixes to function to the customer's satisfaction.

    Those that require assembly will come with a manual or video resources.

    Professional assembly/expertise may be required (depending on the customer’s experience and abilities). Please note Upzy does not pay/reimburse for any labor/service costs if:

    1) The product is taken to a professional

    2) Customer decides to adjust/modify/fix the product themselves using warranty and non-warranty parts.

    Warranty

    Any warranty with your product(s):

    1) Please first email aftersales@upzy.com.

    2) Next, you may contact the manufacturer or distributor. Note that Upzy must be kept in the loop of any warranty procedures done.

    It is Upzy's responsibility to resolve any issues in accordance with our and the manufacturer/distributor's policies. However as each case differs, we cannot guarantee it will always be to the customer's satisfaction.

    The customer can communicate and work with us to resolve any warranty queries.

    Cancellations
    Order Hasn't Shipped (Regular Products):
    ->Order less than $1000: $25 admin fee per item when canceled.
    ->Order more than $1000: 5% admin fee of order value when canceled.

    Order Hasn't Shipped (Custom Build-To-Order Products):
    ->Product in the process of building: 5% admin fee of order value when canceled, excluding discounts.
    ->Product has finished building: 50% of original order value when canceled, excluding discounts.

    99% of our products are regular. Exceptions are custom built-to-order products such as standing wheelchairs and certain electric bikes and recumbent trikes.

    The admin fee accounts for the manpower hours used to process your order and/or prepare your product, which tend to be large in size. If the product is not in stock, you will not be charged any fees.

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    Refunds

    1) All refunds will be issued to the original credit card, Paypal account, or payment method account (Google Pay, Apple Pay) that was used.

    2) Please allow 2-4 business days to process (standard processing time)

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    We started as a company selling only scooters and evolved into one featuring thousands of products. Check out our transition video.

    With that being said, we know "all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." We still uphold certain company traditions- our annual company hacky sack race, and adult tumbling classes (it's a team-building exercise!). Yup, those still exist.

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    FAQs

    How fast does a Bakcou bike go? ›

    How fast does a Bakcou eBike go? Our 750 Watt eBike can reach speeds up to 25mph, while our 1,000 Watt eBike tops out at 30mph. Does the bike come with a charger? Yes, our eBikes come with a charger.

    How long does a 48V electric bike battery last? ›

    You should typically expect a battery to last between 3 and 5 years if it is well maintained. (A lithium battery will slowly lose its capacity over time, even if it's not used.)

    Is 20 mph fast enough for an eBike? ›

    Twenty miles per hour may seem like a low limit; but in Europe where electric bikes are very well established, the limit is 15 mph! We get a little bit more cushion here in the US. Also keep in mind, that the average cyclist is going about 12 mph and rarely exceeds that, so the 20mph is generally pretty sufficient.

    Is 40nm enough for an eBike? ›

    If the torque or Nm rating is available, here are our general suggestions you should consider for your next eBike: City Bicycles: 40 Nm minimum. Cruiser/Cargo Bicycles: 50 Nm minimum. Mountain Bicycles: 60 Nm minimum.

    Where are Bakcou bikes manufactured? ›

    We often get asked at Bakcou where our bikes are made. And like the big players in the bike industry we manufacture our frames with partners in China.

    How do I charge my Bakcou bike? ›

    Bakcou How-To | Battery Use and Care - YouTube

    Should I charge my e-bike after every ride? ›

    Lithium batteries (and indeed any type of rechargeable battery) do not like to be left discharged. It is good practice to recharge as soon as is reasonably possible after the battery goes flat. We recommend charging after every ride, that way your electric bike is always ready for your next outing.

    What happens if I overcharge my eBike? ›

    Ebike batteries should not be overcharged. Doing so can shorten the battery's lifespan and can cause it to overheat, which may eventually make it unusable. Fortunately, most modern ebike batteries are built with a smart charging function that makes it impossible to overcharge them.

    Do electric bikes charge when you pedal? ›

    Sometimes people ask whether our electric bikes will recharge while pedaling. Although it is conceivable that this could be done, because of the low 10% return on input, you would need to pedal 10km to give 1km charge. For this reason all our electric bikes simply plug into the wall to charge.

    How do you unlock the speed limit on an ebike? ›

    How to Speed-Unlock an Electric Bike?
    1. Removing the Rear Wheel Magnet.
    2. Using a Tuning Toolkit.
    3. Getting a More Powerful Motor.
    4. Changing the Tires.
    5. Improving the Aerodynamics.
    6. Adjusting the Settings.
    7. Installing a More Powerful Battery.
    8. Ride Like a Professional.
    18 Dec 2021

    What is the legal speed limit for electric bikes? ›

    In the United States, federal law (the Consumer Product Safety Act, to be specific) defines a “low-speed electric bicycle” as a two- or three-wheeled vehicle, with a maximum motor output of 750 watts and assistance limited to 20mph.

    How fast is too fast for an ebike? ›

    When the throttle is used, the e-bike can be propelled without the rider pedaling - similar to a motorcycle. In the USA the regulations state that the maximum speed allowed in this kind of operation is 20mph although the e-bike may be technically capable of going faster than 20mph.

    Is 50 Nm torque enough for an electric bike? ›

    On average, a low-powered e-bike needs approximately 50 to 60-newton meters of torque.

    Is 50 nm enough for an eBike? ›

    General eBike Motor Size Recommendations:

    City Bicycles: 250 W / 40 Nm minimum. Cruiser/Cargo Bicycles: 350 W / 50 Nm minimum. Mountain Bicycles: 450 W / 60 Nm minimum. Speed Bicycles: 500 W / 65 Nm minimum.

    Is 750w enough for eBike? ›

    For heavier riders, 750 W is when flat land performance starts to become more enjoyable and hills actually become consistently possible. At 1,000 W of power though, most heavy riders will be more pleased with the performance. Speeds of 45 km/h (28 mph) are increasingly common with 750 W e-bikes.

    Are Rad bikes made in China? ›

    Rad Power Bikes is a Seattle based company. Their bikes are designed in the USA and built in China.

    What brand of motor does QuietKat use? ›

    Quietkat Ambush Electric Hunting Bike

    The bike has an efficient Bafang BBSHD 750-watt mid drive motor that is powered by a 48v/11.6ah Panasonic battery. Stand over height of 32 inches.

    Where are e-bikes made? ›

    E-bike motors themselves are built in China, battery cells are produced in Korea, Japan, and China, brakes are made in Taiwan, etc. What the company doesn't build itself, it specs itself.

    How do you turn on a Bakcou bike? ›

    Bakcou How-To | Mule & Storm Bafang ULTRA Mid-Drive Motor ...

    Can you overcharge an electric bike battery? ›

    The short answer is yes, it is possible to overcharge an electric bike battery. However, it is not often something that will happen if you accidentally leave your battery plugged in for too long. Instead, overcharging most often occurs when there is a problem with the battery charger.

    Can you replace the battery on an ebike? ›

    In reality, swapping out your old eBike battery for a new one is easy, as long as you do it correctly. You don't have to purchase a brand new eBike just because the old battery is dead or damaged.

    How do you charge an ebike for maximum battery life? ›

    5 Electric Bike Charging Tips for Long Battery Life
    1. Tip No. 1: Charge a New Electric Bike Battery for 12 Hours. ...
    2. Tip No. 2: Charge Your Ebike Battery Regularly. ...
    3. Tip No. 3: Avoid Temperature Extremes. ...
    4. Tip No. 4: Don't Overcharge an Electric Bike Battery. ...
    5. Tip No. 5: Don't Store an Empty Battery.

    Should I charge my ebike battery to 100 %? ›

    The longer the battery stays 100% charged, the faster it degrades. Thus, if you are not going to ride your electric bike for long, don't store your battery fully charged. It is better not to let it fully discharge either, keep at least 40%-70%.

    How do you stop ebike fires? ›

    Tips for avoiding e-bike fires

    Avoid leaving your e-bike battery unattended during charging. Always use the battery charger and power adapter that were provided by the manufacturer. Avoid purchasing used batteries or chargers for your e-bike. Carefully follow the manufacturer's instructions for charging and use.

    How can I charge my e-bike battery without a charger? ›

    Alternative Ways of Charging an Ebike Battery
    1. 1) Charging with a car battery. Most electric bikes use a 12V DC removable charger. ...
    2. 2) Pedal charging. ...
    3. 3) Using an alternative battery. ...
    4. 4) Using a variable power supply. ...
    5. 5) Though a solar panel. ...
    6. 6) Using a generator. ...
    7. 7) Using a portable charger. ...
    8. 8) On a charging station.

    Do eBikes charge going downhill? ›

    The vast majority of electric bikes on the market will not charge when going downhill or braking. There are some that do, but it is rare and more of a sales gimmick.

    How long do electric bikes last? ›

    On average, ebikes last around 10 years. That number can be higher or lower depending on the type of bike and how you use it. If you are conscientious about caring for your ebike, it can last well over a decade. However, various parts like motors and chains will need to be periodically replaced even with proper care.

    Do I need gears on my electric bike? ›

    The simple answer to the question straight away is no. Now electric bikes at their core are standard bicycles and just like standard bicycles, they don't have to have gears.

    How do you override a speed limiter? ›

    All speed limiters can be overridden by pushing down hard on the accelerator, ensuring that you can always accelerate away should you need to do so.

    Is it OK to ride an ebike in the rain? ›

    In essence, yes you can! An electric bike's compartments, including its motor, battery pack, display and connection points are all cleverly designed with closed units to accommodate wet weather and the usual splashes of water that you'd expect while riding in the rain.

    How do you Unrestrict an electric bike? ›

    The handy method
    1. Start out the process by bringing out the sensor and the magnet or simply moving them.
    2. Locate a pedal bracket in your bike, and then affix the magnet to it.
    3. Follow this by moving the sensor and turning it in a way that it faces the magnet and boom! You are there.
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    Can you ride an electric bike if banned from driving? ›

    If you are a disqualified driver an electric bike could be an ideal mode of transport for commuting to and from work, a great alternative to public transport and costly taxi cabs. An electric bike can be pedalled like a normal bike or if you prefer, you can use the electronic motor to do the hard work for you!

    Can I ride an electric motorcycle on a car licence? ›

    Electric Motorcycles

    Electric Motorbikes / Mopeds that are capable of getting to speeds in excess of 28mph are classed as L3e-A1. There is no speed restriction however you must be 17 or above and have passed a CBT course OR have a full motorcycle licence.

    What makes an e-bike illegal? ›

    The bike must have pedals which are capable of propelling it. It must not have a throttle. The rider must be at least 14 years old. It must have a nominal power of no more than 250W.

    How can I make my electric bike faster? ›

    There are a few easy things you can do to make your ebike faster that don't involve modifying it or it's settings.
    1. 1 – Always ride with a charged battery. ...
    2. 2 – Change the tires. ...
    3. 3 – Add more air to the tires. ...
    4. 4 – Remove any speed limiter. ...
    5. 5 – Make the speed sensor think you are going slower for mid-drives.

    Does pedal assist make you faster? ›

    As you likely know, you can pedal an electric bike like a standard bicycle. You can also use the electric motor to power the wheels for you. Pedal assist mode is essentially just a combination of these two types of riding. The electric motor provides some power to the wheels to help you go faster and further.

    Are e-bikes worth it? ›

    Well, electric bicycles offer the same great benefits as traditional bicycles including cost savings (no licensing or insurance required), improved well-being, and connection with community. The real advantage to ebikes in my view is efficiency in climbing hills or fighting the wind combined with better range.

    How important is torque on an ebike? ›

    Power & Torque – Why Torque Matters

    On an electric bicycle, torque is the ability to rotate the rear wheel. Higher torque will create more acceleration and get you up steep hills easier. This means a bike with higher torque is easier to get going from a stop, or start on an incline.

    Can 250w electric bike go uphill? ›

    Re: Is 250w enough power for modest speed up steep hills

    It doesn't drop off completely, but its definitely beneficial to keep the speed up a little, which means hills steeper than around 1-in-8 can be more challenging on those ebikes than a mid-drive one.

    How fast can Ebikes go uphill? ›

    The average speed of an electric bike up steep hills ranges from 18mph to 25mph, without requiring much effort from the rider. This should be sufficient for most people who are looking to add a little extra oomph to their ride, and/or commute to work without working up a sweat.

    Can you use a 500w controller with a 250w motor? ›

    Re: 250w motor with 500w controller? First of all, a 250w motor should be able to handle double that rating with no big problems. Pretty small motor wires can still carry 500w IMO.

    What is the difference between torque and cadence? ›

    Torque Sensing Vs Cadence Sensing: What's The Difference? In general, a torque sensing PAS will give you a smoother ride as the pedal assist is synced with your movements. Cadence flips on and off abruptly. This can often feel jerky, laggy, or even counterintuitive to what you are trying to do on your bike.

    How far can a 250w electric bike go? ›

    E-bike batteries typically start at around 250 watt-hours capacity and most e-bike motors are rated at 250 watts. So in theory in this case, if your motor was running at full power, it would drain your battery in an hour. That's enough time to cover up to 15 miles/24km, depending on how fast you ride.

    How fast will a 750-watt e-bike go? ›

    A 750-Watt e-bike can attain speeds of up to 20 miles per hour for most brands. The motor belongs to the class three category, and they can reach 28 miles per hour at the maximum. This estimate goes down in the face of other factors, such as your weight, riding uphill, and the battery condition.

    How fast is 500W in mph? ›

    It is approx 20 mph, if your electric bike has a 500 watt motor, it can allow you to reach a top speed of about 20 mph. Because the electric bike with 500W motor is still in Class 1, Class 2 which maximum speed is limited to 20 mph.

    What wattage ebike should I get? ›

    Go up to 20 mph, and thus rapidly increasing aerodynamic loads, and 220 watts is needed—more than most non-athletes can sustain. Riding up a mild 10 percent grade at just faster than a walking pace takes 150 watts—enough to have most riders breathing and sweating heavily.

    How long will a 48v 20ah battery last? ›

    They typically last 2-4 years. They are also our lightest batteries - at half the weight of lead-acid batteries, they store in a rack-top battery bag which attaches to any bike rack using velcro straps.

    How long does a 48v lithium battery last? ›

    The typical estimated life of a Lithium-Ion battery is about two to three years or 300 to 500 charge cycles, whichever occurs first.

    How long will a 48v 40ah battery last? ›

    It depends on the amperage, or load, of the motor. At 40ah, if your motor is drawing 10 amps, you will get 4 hours. If your motor is drawing 80 amps, you'll get 1/2 hour.

    How long will a 48v 14ah battery last? ›

    Lithium Ion battery as an example: 48V x 14 Ah = 672 watt-hours (Wh), which garners you an expected range of between 25-45 miles on a single charge.

    How far can a 48V electric bike go? ›

    Juiced electric bikes have a riding range between 40-100 miles depending on a variety of factors including battery size, average speed, terrain, rider weight, and more. With a smaller 48V or 36V battery, typical range will only be 15-35 miles per charge.

    When should I charge my 48V ebike battery? ›

    For the most part, you don't need to let your electric bike battery discharge completely. Rather try to charge the battery when there is between 30 percent and 60 percent of the capacity remaining. Some battery experts do, however, suggest an occasional full discharge, perhaps, once every 30 to 40 charges.

    Which battery is best for electric bike? ›

    Cell Chemistry: Lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries are the best option for e-bikes. Although lead-acid batteries are significantly cheaper, they're three times as heavy as their li-ion equivalents. Li-ion has several variants of cell chemistry.

    Should lithium batteries be stored fully charged? ›

    Nickel and lithium-ion batteries should be stored at around 40% state of charge. Lithium-ion batteries might become unstable if not stored at their proper levels.

    Is it OK to leave a lithium-ion battery on the charger? ›

    Today, we want to answer a common question we get asked, 'Is it ok to leave a lithium ion battery on the charger'? Armed with this knowledge, it becomes clear that if the correct voltage limit is set for the lithium ion battery you are charging, there should be no issue leaving a lithium ion battery on the charger.

    How do I keep my lithium-ion battery healthy? ›

    Charge or discharge the battery to approximately 50% of capacity before storage. Charge the battery to approximately 50% of capacity at least once every six months. Remove the battery and store it separately from the product. Store the battery at temperatures between 5 °C and 20 °C (41 °F and 68 °F).

    How do you check battery life? ›

    Battery Life Calculator - How long will it power a circuit? mah - YouTube

    How many Ah do I need for ebike? ›

    The benchmark standard of battery in the electric bike industry is a 10 amp hour battery. With a battery like that, you can go roughly 20 -40 miles on a single charge. You might say to yourself, “20-40 miles, that's a really broad range but why is that such a broad spectrum.”

    How do I know my ebike battery capacity? ›

    An e-bike battery is measured by its voltage (V) and ampere-hours (Ah) rating. To calculate the Wh of an e-bike battery, we simply multiply V and Ah to get Wh. E.g., a 50V 15 Ah battery will have a capacity of 750 Wh (50 x 15 = 750). A 30 V 20 Ah battery will have a capacity of 600 Wh (30 x 20 = 600).

    How far will an electric bike go without pedaling? ›

    And generally, with those though, you're limited to no more than 20 miles an hour with the full throttle. So with the pedal assist, you can go up to 28 with the full throttle, you can not go more than 20 miles an hour on an e-bike without peddling at all.

    Can you ride an ebike without the battery? ›

    The simple answer is yes. An e-bike will operate the same as a standard bicycle when not using the motor, whether by choice or because of a flat battery. We've reviewed a lot of e-bikes, and we can tell you that riding without the power will impact your ride. Let's take a look at how it changes things.

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