E-bike products and scooters Cycling Without that Pesky Peddling - Page 11
Bikes that are designed for full-power mode of use are designed to have large
batteries driving powerful large motors that provide the torque to the drive wheel.
The design purpose is to provide all the force required to drive the wheels so that
you don’t need to pedal at all. As a result they have lower range 10-30 miles as the
battery needs to provide all the power and top speeds of around 20 mph. This is a
common type of electric bicycle as it requires no effort on the part of the rider and
that is often why people go to the effort and expense of buying an electric bicycle.
However there is another type of electric bike where the rider does contribute to the