Riding your electric bike is hella-fun! But you need to do a few ‘pre-flight’ checks before you jump on it. 1.Concentration and fitness Riding a bicycle in a city requires a level of concentration and fitness that may be more than you are normally used to. Make sure you are completely familiar with all of
To conform to certain EU directives all e-bikes sold in the EU need to temporarily shut off power to the motor when the user brakes. This is a safety feature which prevents the motor from propelling the user at a time when they wish to stop. The sensors work by reading the position of the
You can ride an electric bike like a normal, single speed bike. This is something that we love about our geared rear-wheel-drive motor. If you get caught out and your battery goes flat its no big deal.
The AM1+ accelerates considerably faster for the same given effort than a non-electric bike. As per UK & EU speed, power, and safety legislation, the AM1 stops assisting at 15.5mph (23Kmph), but due to the rear-wheel-drive motor, you can accelerate past that as easily as you would on a non-electric bike. The gear ratio is
If you can ride a bike you can ride an AM1++. There’s no legal requirement for a license, insurance or road tax as it complies with UK & EU speed, power, and safety legislation. You can however get an additional insurance for accidents and theft.
You can service your AM1+ from Analog Motion in any (regular) bike shop since most of the parts are the same as a non-electric bike. If you want us to service your AM1+ from Analog Motion we are more then happy to help you, schedule an appointment.