Jul 19, 2014

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So How Far Can You Go?

Getting over range anxiety

The first question almost everyone seems to ask about an electric drive car is "how far can you go?"

And the answer, of course, is that "it depends" on all kinds of things. Like... What kinds of roads were you driving on -- flat, rolling hills, straight up the Niagara Escarpment on Appleby Line? ... or ... How fast were you going? ... or ... Did you have the heat or air-conditioning roaring away? I am learning that all these things can have an effect on the range of an electric drive car. So far, though, I've been feeling pretty good as I learn more about the car I drive.

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Oct 31, 2012

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e-bike riding experience

Fantastic, amazing, exhilarating

Pedelecs all use a sensor that tells the motor when to start delivering power, but not all sensors are mounted in the same place.

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Oct 18, 2012

Keep your bike riding smoothly

clean and tightened

After the first 30 km and after a break-in period of 1,000 km, check that the tightening torques are correct.

Keep your e-bike clean and free from dirt and grime.

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