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E-Bike Benefits, E-Bike Travels, The More You Know -

Guest Blog by Steve Plattner Any serious cyclist knows choosing a bike can be a complicated and very personal decision. Two years ago, when I considered investing a good deal of money in a Stromer, I asked myself – “what is your purpose, and what do you hope to accomplish on your bike?” The answers I came up with led me to the Stromer ST-1 Platinum I have ridden almost 4000 miles for the past 22 months. It may sound trite, but my Stromer ST-1 has allowed me to accomplish many personal goals and has significantly improved my quality of...

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Crazy Lenny, E-Bike Parts, The More You Know -

An e-bike’s battery, along with its motor, is perhaps the most important component of an e-bike. After all, it’s these two things that separate e-bikes from regular bikes. Not surprisingly, people new to the e-bike world have many questions surrounding their e-bike’s battery, from battery terminology (voltage and amp-hours) to battery lifetime, to battery charging, to battery maintenance.  Below, we answer questions regarding e-bike batteries most often directed to the staff here at Crazy Lenny’s E-Bikes. People talk about battery voltage and amp-hour ratings - what are these? Battery voltage determines how powerful the e-bike will feel. A typical voltage...

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Biking on a Budget, Crazy Lenny -

In a market where the average e-bike can cost close to $3,000, with more expensive e-bikes entering the 5-digit range, it comes as no surprise that buyers are often skeptical of e-bikes that retail for $1,000 or less:  “What is wrong with an e-bike priced at or under $1,000?” “Will it wear out in a year?” These are the types of questions our staff at Crazy Lenny’s E-bikes have received in response to our $1,000 and under e-bikes. We’re here to shed some light on these questions and assure you that there is absolutely nothing wrong with the e-bikes we offer...

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E-Bike Travels -

After riding an electric bike for 34 days and 816 hours through 12 different states, University of Chicago Ph.D. scholar and south India native Ravi Kempaiah has set the new world record for miles ridden on an e-bike. Ravi pedaled more than 5,000 miles to break the current record of 4,443.4 miles for the longest journey on a motorized bike...

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Crazy Lenny, E-Bike Benefits, E-Bike Health -

Believe it or not, riding a bike may be one of the best natural treatments for Parkinson’s disease (PD) you can find. As many who suffer from the disease know, the combination drug Carbidopa-Levodopa, a widely prescribed treatment for PD, only works for so long and often requires higher doses as time goes on. Additionally, the drug frequently causes various unpleasant side effects, including extremely decreased appetite, REM sleep disorder, the list goes on and on...

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