E-bike products and scooters Cycling Without that Pesky Peddling | Page 5
The Science behind the e-Bike
The basic concepts behind the electric bicycle have not changed much since the early
patents back in 1890. There are only four key components to an electric bike, 1) a sturdy
frame, 2) a battery, 3) a DC electric motor, 4) wheels and brakes. The batteries are the power
source that will drive the wheels so that you won’t have to, so let’s start there.