RETROSPEC® & MICARGI
AUTHORIZED DEALER IN WEST LOS ANGELES
Electric bikes are getting a lot of attention nowadays since they offer great health and fitness benefits and is really good for the environment. At the same time, they are also a perfect alternative to save money and provide a durable and quick method for getting around West Los Angeles. E-bikes enable people to leave their car or motorbike at home and cover greater distances, given the addition of a motor and battery.
Purchasing an electric bike is more than just selecting a model, it's about finding your perfect riding companion that best suits all your needs.
Here are the top things to consider when buying an e-bike:
Critical Electric Bicycle Considerations
There are a variety of electric bike models on the market, meaning there’s an e-bike out there for everyone. We advise considering the following features before purchasing an e-bike and taking it out on the road or offroad trails.
Quality of E-Bike Battery
An electronic bike is powered by a battery that you can easily charge at most power outlets.
It’s important to ensure your electronic bike model has a high-quality battery that won’t drain quickly. If using your electric bike for long commutes, consistently charge the battery so you don’t get stranded. When choosing your model, look at the battery’s range, as this will determine how long it can run before it needs a recharge. E-bikes come with three types of batteries:
Nickel-cadmium batteries: Very light and come with their issues, especially when it comes to memory.
Lead-based batteries: The most affordable option, but are very heavy.
Lithium batteries: Very consistent when providing power
Ensure the E-Bike has Gears
Some customers prioritize e-bikes that deliver top speed. E-bikes have a derailleur system that allows riders to switch their gears and take the strain off their legs. The gear system makes it easy to navigate urban areas and offers complete control over speed.
The functionality of your electric bike will depend on the model you purchase. Ensure you pick an electric bike that matches your needs and lifestyle. For example, if you prioritize comfort, you can look at models with comfortable seating and high handlebars, like a breach cruiser e-bike.
The E-Bike's Weight
Lastly, if you plan to use your bike in urban areas, consider buying a lighter model. City e-bikes or folding e-bikes are highly convenient for people living in small spaces or navigating through busy streets.
The ReCYCLIST Bike and Electric Bicycle Shop offers Sales, Rentals, Repair, Maintenance, and Assembly Services to all Clients in and around West Los Angeles, Marina del Rey, Beverly Hills, Playa Vista, Venice beach. We are a RETROSPEC® and MICARGI Authorized Dealer offering test rides for bikes and e-bicycles at our West Los Angeles Electric Bicycle and Bicycle Shop.
Interested in an electric bike but want to ride before you buy? Look no further! Visit our Location to Test Ride our E-Bikes in our West Los Angeles Showroom.
We are Los Angeles Southern California Local RETROSPEC® Dealers and Offer Free e-bike demos and test rides. Get ready to experience love at first ride.
Call 310-905-5386 to schedule a test ride at the
The ReCYCLIST Electric Bike & Bicycle Company
THE BEST LOCAL ELECTRIC BIKE AND BIKE SHOP IN WEST LOS ANGELES
The ReCYCLIST Bicycle and Electric Bike Shop
Full Service, Repair, Maintenance and Assembly
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We Open weekdays 12:00pm till 7:00pm and Weekends 10:00am till 7:00pm
We are 1 block away from Rainbow Acres Market off of Washington Blvd
We are between El Pollo Loco and Rainbow Acres.
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