Foreign Standards For Electric Bicycles (Pedelec)

foreign standards for electric bicycles

With the constant voice of global sustainable development, environmental protection and energy conservation have become the theme of the times. Low-carbon, low-cost travel tools have become the darling of people around the world in the new era. At the same time, electric vehicles developed rapidly and quickly became popular around the world. In order to facilitate the management of different regions and countries with different management and import standards for electric vehicles, China is the most technologically advanced and export-oriented region. It is very important to fully understand the standards for electric vehicles in various regions. The majority of manufacturers have some of the electric vehicle standards in parts such as the United States, Japan, and Taiwan.

 

First, the United States

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stipulates that low-speed electric bicycles are classified as consumer products, and electric bicycle products are subject to the jurisdiction of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) stipulates that low-speed electric bicycles or tricycles manufactured for commercial use must be equipped with pedals that can be stepped on. The electric motor has an output of no more than 750 watts and a speed of up to 20 miles per hour (32 kilometers). The weight of the whole vehicle does not exceed 50 kg. Compared with other countries, the specifications and restrictions of electric bicycle products in the United States can be said to be the most relaxed, but the definitions and specifications of electric bicycles in different states are different.

 

Second, Japan

Japan has imposed strict restrictions on the management of the use of electric bicycles. Japan only allows “smart electric bicycles” to go on the road, and has strict regulations on the requirements of “smart electric bicycles”. The specific provisions of the Japanese road traffic law for electric bicycles are as follows:

 

  • In any road condition, the speed is less than 15 kilometers, manpower: electric ≥ 1, that is, the electric power is not allowed to be greater than the manpower, but the electric power is close to the manpower.

 

  • In any road condition, when the speed is greater than 15km/h, the power is reduced by 1/9 for every 1km/h increase in speed.

 

  • When the speed exceeds 24km/h, the electric system of the whole vehicle is turned off.

 

  • Within one second after the start of the manpower pedaling, the electric assist system begins to be requested, and within one second of the manpower stepping, the vehicle electric assist system is turned off.

 

  • In order to save energy, the intelligent electric auxiliary bicycle stops running for a certain period of time (usually 3~5 minutes), and the whole vehicle is in a dormant state.

 

  • It must ensure the continuity of the ride, the power can not be intermittent.

 

 

Third, the EU

Electric bicycles are generally divided into two categories in the European Union: electric assisted bicycles and electric bicycles. The so-called electric bicycle that does not require a driver’s license to legally enter the road refers to a power-assisted bicycle with a maximum power limit of 250 watts and a top speed of 25 kilometers per hour.

 

On April 30, 2009, the European Standards Committee officially announced the new electric-assisted bicycle specification EPAC/EN15194, which contains relevant technical specifications and testing procedures. The European-standard electric-assisted bicycle EPAC, which has a maximum continuous output of 250 watts and a speed of 25 km, it must be automatically powered off. It uses a 48 VDC battery or 230 V input power charger.

 

The safety specifications and test methods of the E-bike’s engine system and charging system circuit set by the EPAC standard. The new EPAC standard is more complex than the previous CEN standard. The main test content has three major projects: EMC, safety and mechanical properties, among which EMC standards compatible with electromagnetic are the most difficult to pass. The EMC standard is mainly to ensure the safety of the driver who uses the electric vehicle, and to ensure that the electronic components of the vehicle are not interfered by the electromagnetic pulse generated by the mobile phone, etc., and the electric bicycle is officially defined as EPAC (Electrically Pedal Assisted Cycle).

 

The EU tested the EN15194 standard in January 2009, which will apply to 30 countries in the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland , Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom. Full name of the regulation: EN15194:2009 Cycles Electrically power assisted cycles-EPAC Electric assisted bicycle. This standard applies to electric assisted bicycles that meet the following conditions:

 

  • The maximum rated power is 250 watts (0.25kw);

 

  • When the speed reaches 25km/h or stops stepping on, the output horsepower will gradually weaken and finally turn off;

 

  • The battery voltage is lower than 48VDC or built-in charger voltage 230V

 

 

The main test content included in this standard is:

 

1, Mechanical strength of the whole vehicle EN 14764

 

2, the design of the circuit and the specifications of the wire used

 

3, Electromagnetic compatibility (interference and tolerance)

 

4, battery safety test

 

5, waterproof test IEC 60529 IP X4

 

6,working output

 

7, overspeed and brake power off

 

8, Body labeling and manual content requirements

 

Fourth, Canada

Since 2001, the Canadian Federal Security Act has defined standards for electric assisted bicycles (PABs). It is defined as a two- or three-wheeled bicycle equipped with an electric motor of 500 watts or less, and can be stepped on by both feet without power supply. In addition, under the safety requirements regulations, it must also meet the maximum of 32 kilometers, and the manufacturer must indicate that it is an electric bicycle in the obvious body, but the requirements of electric vehicles in each province of Canada are not the same, the following list Requirements of the relevant provinces.

 

  1. Alberta: The province allows electric bicycles to legally ride on the road, but the maximum speed limit is 32 km, the maximum motor output is 750 watts, the total weight must not exceed 35 kg, and the driver must wear a helmet.

 

  1. Ontario: The province is one of the slowest roads in Canada to allow electric bicycles to legally go on. On October 4, 2006, the Ontario Minister of Transportation announced that electric bicycles are in line with federal standards before they can formally go on the road, and electric Bicycle drivers must be at least 16 years of age and must wear a helmet and also comply with bicycle regulations. The maximum weight of electric vehicles is limited to 120kg, the maximum braking distance is 9 meters, and the modified motor is prohibited to allow speeds of more than 32 kilometers per hour. In addition, electric bicycles are not allowed on 400 series expressways, expressways or other prohibited areas, under 16 years old. Those who do not wear qualified helmets will be fined 60 to 500 dollars.

 

Fifth. Australia

The Australian Government’s Motor Vehicle Management Standards Act stipulates that all vehicles on the road must comply with Australian Design Rules (ADRs) prior to listing. The vehicles covered include bicycles and electric assisted bicycles. Its definition is as follows:

 

1, two-wheel and three-wheeled vehicles.

 

2, completely trampled by humans to advance.

 

3, A power-assisted bicycle is a bicycle with pedals loaded with one or more power assists with a maximum output power of no more than 250 watts.

 

4, An moped is not a power-assisted bicycle. It refers to a small motorcycle equipped with a motor and an engine. The engine cylinder capacity does not exceed 50 CC, and the maximum does not exceed 50 km.

 

Sixth, India

In India, all electric vehicles must pass the ARAI certification. Electric vehicles with output power below 250W and speeds below 25km are easier to pass, while electric vehicles with larger horsepower need to pass the complete CMVR regulatory test procedure. It is very time consuming and costly, so it has also delayed the market for Indian electric vehicles.

 

Seven, New Zealand

Vehicles with a motor output of less than 300W are classified as electric bicycles and must comply with the same specifications as bicycles.

 

Eight, Hong Kong

Since Hong Kong is implementing “one country, two systems”, Hong Kong has independent traffic regulations. Electric bicycles are regarded as motorcycles in Hong Kong. They must be approved by the Transport Department for import. No one on Hong Kong’s electric bicycles has passed the audit, so electric bicycles in Hong Kong are illegal. Even if the electric bike passes the audit, the driver must still have a motorcycle driver’s license to get on the road. In addition, there is no so-called light moped in Hong Kong, moped is also recognized as a motorcycle.

How Is A RICHBIT Electric Bicycle Born?

how is a richbit electric bicycle born

Foreword: RICHBIT’s main factory is a professional assembled electric bicycle factory with many years of experience. All purchased materials are strictly controlled and supervised by technicians. The integrated production process of assembly and testing is very mature. The R&D team and sales team with many years of professional experience not only guarantee the high quality export of products, but also provide comprehensive services for customers.

 

How was a RICHBIT electric bicycle born? Please see the assembly process steps below.

 

a standard electric bicycle

25 basic components such as frame, tire and seat

And 10 electrical components such as motor, controller and LCD instrument

 

→Rim preparation

→Pressing bowl

→Front fork installation

→Front wheel installation

→Center shaft, sprocket, crank mounting

→Rear wheel, chain installation

→handlebar installation

→Controller installation wiring

→Wire harness management

→Battery installation

→Saddle, rear reflector installation

→Brake system assembly

→Decals, packaging

RICH BIT | How To Use Bicycle Brakes Correctly

how to use the brakes correctly

If you want to park your bike in the safest way, pay special attention to how to use the front and rear brakes. The general view is that the front and rear brakes should be used simultaneously. This is suitable for beginners who have not mastered the braking skills. But if you only stay at this stage, you will never be able to stop the bike in the safest way at the shortest distance, just like those who have learned to use only the front brakes.

 

Basic knowledge of bike braking:

1) The brakes control the speed, not just the parking.

2) The front brake has a better braking effect.

3) The brake has the maximum braking effect when it is in the lock, and the braking performance is greatly reduced and the balance is easily lost after the lock.

 

Many newcomers prefer to use the rear brake lever because they are worried about using the front brake lever, your body shifts forward over the front wheel. In fact, the front brake is safer in many situations, and learning to use the front brake can also be learned quickly.

 

The front bike brakes have a better braking effect. The control speed is mainly based on the friction between the wheel and the road surface. The friction force is proportional to the pressure applied by the wheel to the road surface. When the front brake is used, the front wheel and the road pressure are strengthened due to the inertia relationship, and the braking effect is increased. The use of the rear brake does not have such an effect, and when the front brake is used, the pressure of the rear wheel on the road surface is greatly reduced, and the frictional force becomes very small.

 

Bike masters use only the front brakes 95% of the time, but in some cases it is better to use the rear brakes.

1) Sliding road surface. On dry asphalt/cement pavements, it is basically impossible to slip the front wheels because of the use of brakes unless turning. But on a slippery road, this is possible. Once the front wheel slips, wrestling is inevitable. So if the ground is slippery, it is the best to use the rear brake.

2) Bumpy road. On the bumpy road, the wheels will instantly leave the ground. In this case, do not use the front brake. If you happen to encounter obstacles, using the front brake will make it difficult for the bicycle to pass through the obstacle. If the front brake is used at the moment when the front wheel is off the ground, the wheel will stop in the air. The consequences of landing with a stalled wheel can be severe.

 

Under normal circumstances, I do not recommend the use of front and rear bike brakes together, but there are always exceptions.

When cornering, the grip is both braking and cornering (providing the friction required for cornering). The use of front and rear brakes at the same time reduces the possibility of wheel slippage. The more urgent the corner is, the lighter the brakes are. So control the speed before entering the corner. Do not use the brake arms when the corner is very urgent.

 

Leave a few questions for you to think about:

      1. What are the correct ways of using a double disc brake bike?
        Learn to use front brake lever rather than only use rear brake lever, or using rear and front brake lever simultaneously.
      2. What are bike disc brakes made of?
        There are two types of disc brakes, mechanical and hydraulic, the main difference is the hydraulic version replaces the cables with hydraulic fluid in a fully sealed line.
        It contains brake rotor, caliper, pads, line or cable, about maintenance check this link. https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20023166/the-beginners-guide-to-disc-brakes/
        Here share a short video about how brakes are made, see below.

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RICH BIT | Electric Bike Assisted Sensor

about electric assisted bike torque sensor speed sensor

The concept of green travel, healthy and environmental protection has become more and more popular among people, and the demand for electric bicycles abroad has become increasingly prominent. Electric assisted bicycles are called Pedelec in Europe and America which belongs to e-bike. This is a personal transportation that not only has the lightness and convenience of the bicycle, but also effectively relieve the burden of the bicycle uphill, headwind, and load. The most advanced technology in the field of electric bicycles is the torque sensor in the power system, but many electric bicycles are now equipped with speed sensors. So what is the difference between a torque sensor and a speed sensor?

 

The torque sensor is sensitive and can detect subtle changes with high precision. Speed sensors are often not accurate enough to even measure torque. Real-time control requires a period of about 5 seconds, which can sense changes in force and thus output power. On the whole, the speed sensor has a long reaction time, and there is a significant delay in riding, which affects the riding experience. The torque sensor is a linear output for probing every moment, while the speed sensor has only a few specific levels.

 

In terms of skill level and riding experience, the torque sensor is superior to the ordinary speed sensor. At present, there are only a few suppliers of torque sensors, such as China BAFANG, Germany Bosch, and Japan Yamaha. The threshold for technology research and development is very high, resulting in low popularity in the country. Therefore, many brands of electric bicycles use speed sensors. What’s more, torque sensor and speed sensor are matched with different motor. Torque sensor comes with mid drive motor, such as BAFANG motor and BOSCH motor and so on. Speed sensor comes with rear drive motor or front drive motor. All of them can perform pedal assist function but different effect.

 

The advantage of the torque sensor

  1. Linear output, fast response, most of the reaction time is millisecond level, almost zero delay, power with the step.
  2. Basically all bicycles can be installed seamlessly, and there is no need to develop a dedicated frame for them, which reduces costs from both research and development and production.
  3. The impact of the bumps on the road surface is buffered by the toughness and elasticity of the frame. Therefore, the impact force of the torque sensor will be small, the working load is not large, and the service life is long.about electric assisted bike torque sensor speed sensor 2 about electric assisted bike torque sensor speed sensor 1

 

Leave a few questions for you to think about:

  1. What is the best affordable electric bike kit?
    There’re more choices for your reference if you want to change normal bike to electric bike.
    https://www.ridetwowheels.com/best-electric-bike-conversion-kits/
  2. What՚s it really like to ride an electric bike?
    It is exciting and funny, enjoying the pedaling and fresh air. Not only save your time and energy, but also bring you an special experience.
    It is convenient and environmental, because it doesn’t need to consume gasoline like a car and it can park in somewhere easily.
    Here share an article of new rider experience, see website below
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cycling/e-bike-revolution/whats-it-like-to-ride-an-electric-bike/
  3. How do electric bike components work together?  Compare with normal pure human power bike, electric bike has controller, battery, motor and LCD display, also power assist sensor. When you starts to pedal, the sensor can detect its moveness and send information to controller, and then controller according to your setting on LCD display, will occur related power to activate the work of motor. The process of power assist is very short, and if torque sensor, it will be more precise and sensitive.
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cycling/e-bike-revolution/how-does-an-electric-bike-work/

 

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Self-confession of a power monsterⅤ

self confession of a power monsterⅤ

According to the optimal method of travel, Mr. Tom does not need to be so tossed, go to the home of Mr. Jack, an old friend. It takes only about 20 minutes to drive a car. Moreover, the outdoor is still snowing, and the outdoor temperature is extremely low. If he is not properly protected, it may cause cold and hurt the body. For a moment of excitement and long-term exercise habit, Mr. Tom, who likes to pursue excitement and challenges, insisted on riding out. This is not a long ride. According to my current maximum speed of 30km/h, it takes about 1 hour. Of course, there will be some inclined roads uphill and downhill, and it is impossible to maintain a uniform speed. If it is really a flat and straight road, I guess Mr. Tom will not choose to go out by riding electric bike, because that is too boring.

 

The world of silver is like a white planet in a fairy tale, so dreamy and beautiful. At this moment, I don’t feel the pressure of the cold on me. I enjoy the fun and the hard-won pleasure. Although the snow outside is quite big, there are still many people going out to play. Some are walking dogs, some are walking, some are making snowmen in front of their own homes, and some even skiing on the hills. Along the way, I also met some partners who are very similar to me. They has both front and rear wheel. People can sit on them and use the throttle to go. Some obviously do not consume electricity, but add gasoline, because he has an exhaust pipe at the tail, and gas comes out from time to time. Compared with their speed, I am far behind them. After all, I am an electric assist bicycle that is used for transportation, not a locomotive on the road. I really want to say hello to them, but it is a pity that I am too hasty to say anything. So far, I have not seen one of my companions. Maybe this place is a bit remote, I hope they are doing very well.

 

The heavy snow didn’t last long. When I walked halfway, it was getting smaller. My own configuration is a strong mountain tire with a strong grip. It still goes uphill strongly on the thick snow, but there is not much advantage in speed. There are no end in the rolling hills and roads. Occasionally, I will see some fast-moving animals. Those who should be wolves, I later learned the name. With my instincts, I will meet my companions soon. After all, I am riding on this road, and the rate of return is still quite high. No matter in the design or in the visual experience, it is relatively fresh and fashionable, especially in the setting of the snow scene, which can reflect my own uniqueness and rareness.

 

Seeing that Mr. Jack’s home is coming, it is also a villa area where the rich live. This is my first time at Mr. Jack’s home. Maybe he will ask Mr. Tom about my origins. This is indeed the case. Mr. Jack also wants to buy an electric bicycle. He has similar hobbies with Mr. Tom and likes to go out for cycling and sports. I think that there will be a companion in the future, and there is a kind of happiness and expectation in my heart.

Self-Confession Of A Power Monster Ⅳ

self confession of a power monster

In the blink of an eye, the harvest of autumn has passed, followed by awkward winter. Since I was bought by Mr. Tom, the days have been fascinating. My starting line is properly arranged and it is really a big family. When I was not traveling, I was placed in a room in an art gallery. A variety of novel crafts, paintings and sculptures are displayed in the exhibition hall. Of course, based on my aesthetic appreciation ability, I only have a place to praise in my heart, and there is no talent and knowledge reserve to taste and judge. In addition, Mr. Tom will regularly take me to a professional bike shop for repairs and maintenance, such as brake parts, about two to three months. Every time I go back after riding, the housekeeper will charge me. In order to fully maintain the performance and life of the battery, the housekeeper will keep my power at 20%~30%, that is, the meter shows that only one grid of power is left, and it is necessary to charge. Although I have lived a comfortable life, I don’t know how my companions are with me. I started to miss them a little.

 

The white snow floated quietly outside the window. This is the first time I saw snow. It felt like the white clouds in the sky were smashed and sprinkled on the ground, let the earth change its face, put on the white and innocent silver, and it was noble at once. At this moment, I can’t wait to go out and experience the riding on the snow. The combination of the 26-inch wide tire and the 1000w super-powered motor is quite exciting on the soft white snow. My household name is “Snow bike.” The only regret is that under the influence of low temperature environment, the battery life will be significantly shortened, that is, the total mileage traveled will be less than expected. Just in the interval of my imagination, Mr. Tom has changed the cold-proof sports suit and is ready to take me out. His departure today is not simply to exercise, but this rare weekend to go to see an old friend, probably about twenty or thirty kilometers from his residence. In case, the careful Mr. Tom also put a spare battery in the backpack in advance.

 

At the moment when Mr. Tom pushed the door open, a chill came, and he sneezed directly. After turning on the meter, he directly adjusted the gear to the maximum of 7 gears, so that driving on the snow can maintain a good power, which is unmatched by other electric bicycles. According to local traffic regulations, the power of electric bicycles can’t exceed 250w. Obviously, my configuration does not comply with local regulations, but the smart Mr. Tom obviously does not care about this. After all, it is a suburb, and the control is relatively loose. When my big wide tires really travelled on the snow, it gave me a sense of excitement and pleasure. Although the surrounding air is unusually cold, the soft snow makes me very comfortable. The small stones, small fragments and uneven pits have been buried in the thick snow. Of course, there are security risks on the thick snow, and Mr. Tom, who is very familiar with this area, can avoid some bad road conditions.

 

Can Mr. Tom successfully reach his old friend’s house?

 

To be continued, stay tuned…

 

Self-Confession Of A Power Monster III

self confession of a power monster 4

The pattering rain in the sky slaps the calm sea. Occasionally, in the cabin, you can hear the pleasant beats from outside. At the same time, listen carefully and listen patiently before you can feel the sound of nature. Wonderful music. In the blink of an eye, the days of drifting on the sea are coming to an end, and the contours of the New World are looming on the distant sea level. It must be a bustling, lively and vibrant metropolis. In fact, in terms of my personal nature, I prefer a free and comfortable forest path or a wild and rugged mountain. Because you can appreciate more beautiful and unique scenery, not the dull atmosphere under reinforced concrete. I personally believe that humans will be more keen to enjoy the fresh air in the wild, especially during the pleasant holidays.

 

On a sunny afternoon, the ocean freighter was docked. The fate of my compatriots seems to be doomed, and without exception, they will be sold to local buyers, which is what I discovered later. Every buyer has their character, irritability, calmness, patience, carelessness, and the fate of the compatriots will be in the hands of the ultimate buyer. When I saw the day again, I actually gave a slight gratitude to my new owner. He asked me to return to the free and fresh sunshine again. Maybe I had done a lot of good things in my last generation, and I met a more reliable buyer in this life. He treated me very nuanced and considerate, and made me feel that I am not only a means of transportation, but also a collectible art.

 

The first real experience on the road was unforgettable. My buyer, Mr. Tom, took me out of the box in a small amount of time and assembled the disassembled accessories, such as the front wheel, handlebar and fenders. This Mr. Tom’s residence is a special villa area outside the city. The roads in the local forests are very suitable for cycling. The green mountains and green waters are especially enjoyable.

 

Before starting to ride, Mr. Tom carefully read the instruction and learned that there are three modes of riding, as follows:

1 non-electric mode, just rely on pedaling to ride

2 Electric power assist mode, you can adjust the power assist level, then ride on the pedal, the motor will output the corresponding power

3 pure electric mode, relying only on the throttle to ride, no pedaling required

 

Mr. Tom chose a mix of 2 and 3 modes, stepping on the pedals and downhill to help ride, and the uphill road doesn’t require too much effort to step on the pedals, so use the throttle to ride, which is better to comprehensive use of the electric function of electric bicycle. As for the first mode, unless it is for endurance training purpose, because the net weight of this electric bike is about 30kg, it is much heavier than the ordinary bicycle, and the non-electric mode will be more difficult to ride.

 

Since it was the first time to ride this electric fat tire bike, Mr. Tom made some records to help better understand the adjustment and application of power assist levels. The following is the maximum speed without load when the motor is working in different power assist levels.

PAS 1, maximum speed 20km/h

PAS 2, maximum speed 25km/h

PAS 3, maximum speed 28km/h

PAS 4, maximum speed 30km/h

PAS 5, maximum speed 33km/h

PAS 6, maximum speed 37km/h

PAS 7, maximum speed 42km / h

 

To be continued, stay tuned…

Self-Confession Of A Power Monster II

self confession of a power monster

In the dark night, with the sound of the waves, I will not sleep for a while. When the occasional bumps are more powerful, I will be a little scared. After all, for the first time in my life, I have crossed the ocean, and there are too many unknowns and changes. My compatriots and I were placed in a suitable thick cardboard box separately, and there was a vent on both sides, which did not affect the communication between us. I am in the middle of a 40-foot tall container with nearly 150 compatriots. I can hear anything at any point between them. There are happy, doubtful, depressed, mixed with all kinds of emotions, like a bag of colorful fruit candy, only know the taste while you eat it.

 

A: Who knows where we are going to be sent?

(A cautious and slightly questionable tone came from my right hand side)

B: I don’t know, but I especially look forward to the final destination, full of infinite reverie and curiosity.

(I don’t agree more, there’s a resonance)

C: Where do we come from, where do we go, no one knows?

D: Hey, where do you come from, I know some. We were born in a factory in Shenzhen, China called Shenzhen Xinhuanan Bicycle Industry Co., Ltd. The scale of this factory is relatively large, several production lines, all incoming materials are all in line according to the process, after a few days and nights to work overtime , created one after another finished product, that is us. It’s also unexpected, I can actually know so much, maybe because I was the first to assemble, and I can observe so many details. If some of the finished products are assembled, but the test fails, the parts will be repaired or replaced. Of course, I passed it all at once.

(This is the most proud voice I have heard so far, although he just said briefly, but it is also very admirable for his careful observation)

A: So why are we made?

(He’s thoughtful, he’s trying to figure out what’s going on in the end.)

……

 

Listening to the opinions of my compatriots, I am quite touched. I clearly felt that although we came suddenly, it was also the time. The human beings of the world need us, so it takes time to create us and improve us. Under the concept of green and low carbon, promoting environmental travel will have great positive impact on the environment. High-speed development of society, industrial waste water discharge, automobile exhaust, and domestic garbage pollution are extremely detrimental to environmental maintenance and long-term survival of human beings and sustainable economic development. I believe that in the near future, my compatriots and I will walk in every corner of the world and be deeply loved by the people.

 

To be continued, stay tuned…

self confession of a power monster 1

Electric Bike | Self-Confession Of A Power Monster

self confession of a power monster 3

Chapter One

Hello everyone, I am very glad to meet you! I have been used to calling it the number “022”. In fact, I have a different name, “Power Monster.” This is more appropriate for me because I have this ability and qualification. My talent is not born, but the evolutionary result of the technological age.

 

When I came to this world, I felt very happy. It turns out that I am so popular that many people want to have me. Of course, I am not the only one. Every month, it creates one after another on the assembly line. They have the same body proportion and fascinating design. To build one, the cost is not low, as many as 40 spare parts and 13 assembly processes, and finally, through testing, I can really get on the road.

 

With my mission and honor, I stepped on the unknown journey without hesitation, and reluctantly left my birthplace. My dear brothers and sisters, like me, were sent to unknown areas around the world. I sincerely wish them all, because they carry heavy hopes to open up the soil under another blue sky and white clouds, and the leaves are rooted. I warned myself again and again that strangeness is not terrible. The terrible thing is that you don’t even have the courage to try.

 

The days of wandering at sea are boring, and I am somewhat lost, and I have the urge to jump into the sea. I am very curious about the infinite unknown in the bottom of the sea. It is a pity that I can’t swim. I am just a veritable “drought duck”. For me, it is only for me to think about it in my dreams. Sometimes, I hope that I can evolve again and become an “amphibious” species that can travel both in the water and on the land.

 

In their mind, I am an electric snow fat bike, or an electric pedal assist bike. I personally feel it is necessary to introduce my fascinating figure. As a product of the advanced era, I am full of confidence, and this is beyond doubt. The two fat tires, 26 inches in diameter and 4 inches in width, are my proud capital. They are heavy and strong, able to adapt to any complicated road conditions, coupled with a very powerful high-power motor, no road I can not conquer. Having said that, I especially look forward to showing my superb skills in front of everyone, which is amazing. Don’t think that I have strong long legs, I don’t deserve to have a handsome body. The 6061 aluminum alloy has been made through the strict process T6 heat treatment to create a slim skeleton, which is not only strong and strong, but also very beautiful. Coupled with up to 7 complex processes of electrostatic baking finish, the combination of a bright colored body and a perfect skeleton curve has almost created a perfect me.

 

Chapter Two

In the dark night, with the sound of the waves, I will not sleep for a while. When the occasional bumps are more powerful, I will be a little scared. After all, for the first time in my life, I have crossed the ocean, and there are too many unknowns and changes. My compatriots and I were placed in a suitable thick cardboard box separately, and there was a vent on both sides, which did not affect the communication between us. I am in the middle of a 40-foot tall container with nearly 150 compatriots. I can hear anything at any point between them. There are happy, doubtful, depressed, mixed with all kinds of emotions, like a bag of colorful fruit candy, only know the taste while you eat it.

 

A: Who knows where we are going to be sent?

(A cautious and slightly questionable tone came from my right hand side)

B: I don’t know, but I especially look forward to the final destination, full of infinite reverie and curiosity.

(I don’t agree more, there’s a resonance)

C: Where do we come from, where do we go, no one knows?

D: Hey, where do you come from, I know some. We were born in a factory in Shenzhen, China called Shenzhen Xinhuanan Bicycle Industry Co., Ltd. The scale of this factory is relatively large, several production lines, all incoming materials are all in line according to the process, after a few days and nights to work overtime , created one after another finished product, that is us. It’s also unexpected, I can actually know so much, maybe because I was the first to assemble, and I can observe so many details. If some of the finished products are assembled, but the test fails, the parts will be repaired or replaced. Of course, I passed it all at once.

(This is the most proud voice I have heard so far, although he just said briefly, but it is also very admirable for his careful observation)

A: So why are we made?

(He’s thoughtful, he’s trying to figure out what’s going on in the end.)

……

 

Listening to the opinions of my compatriots, I am quite touched. I clearly felt that although we came suddenly, it was also the time. The human beings of the world need us, so it takes time to create us and improve us. Under the concept of green and low carbon, promoting environmental travel will have great positive impact on the environment. High-speed development of society, industrial waste water discharge, automobile exhaust, and domestic garbage pollution are extremely detrimental to environmental maintenance and long-term survival of human beings and sustainable economic development. I believe that in the near future, my compatriots and I will walk in every corner of the world and be deeply loved by the people.

 

Chapter Three

The pattering rain in the sky slaps the calm sea. Occasionally, in the cabin, you can hear the pleasant beats from outside. At the same time, listen carefully and listen patiently before you can feel the sound of nature. Wonderful music. In the blink of an eye, the days of drifting on the sea are coming to an end, and the contours of the New World are looming on the distant sea level. It must be a bustling, lively and vibrant metropolis. In fact, in terms of my personal nature, I prefer a free and comfortable forest path or a wild and rugged mountain. Because you can appreciate more beautiful and unique scenery, not the dull atmosphere under reinforced concrete. I personally believe that humans will be more keen to enjoy the fresh air in the wild, especially during the pleasant holidays.

 

On a sunny afternoon, the ocean freighter was docked. The fate of my compatriots seems to be doomed, and without exception, they will be sold to local buyers, which is what I discovered later. Every buyer has their character, irritability, calmness, patience, carelessness, and the fate of the compatriots will be in the hands of the ultimate buyer. When I saw the day again, I actually gave a slight gratitude to my new owner. He asked me to return to the free and fresh sunshine again. Maybe I had done a lot of good things in my last generation, and I met a more reliable buyer in this life. He treated me very nuanced and considerate, and made me feel that I am not only a means of transportation, but also a collectible art.

 

The first real experience on the road was unforgettable. My buyer, Mr. Tom, took me out of the box in a small amount of time and assembled the disassembled accessories, such as the front wheel, handlebar and fenders. This Mr. Tom’s residence is a special villa area outside the city. The roads in the local forests are very suitable for cycling. The green mountains and green waters are especially enjoyable.

 

Before starting to ride, Mr. Tom carefully read the instruction and learned that there are three modes of riding, as follows:

1 non-electric mode, just rely on pedaling to ride

2 Electric power assist mode, you can adjust the power assist level, then ride on the pedal, the motor will output the corresponding power

3 pure electric mode, relying only on the throttle to ride, no pedaling required

 

Mr. Tom chose a mix of 2 and 3 modes, stepping on the pedals and downhill to help ride, and the uphill road doesn’t require too much effort to step on the pedals, so use the throttle to ride, which is better to comprehensive use of the electric function of electric bicycle. As for the first mode, unless it is for endurance training purpose, because the net weight of this electric bike is about 30kg, it is much heavier than the ordinary bicycle, and the non-electric mode will be more difficult to ride.

 

Since it was the first time to ride this electric fat tire bike, Mr. Tom made some records to help better understand the adjustment and application of power assist levels. The following is the maximum speed without load when the motor is working in different power assist levels.

PAS 1, maximum speed 20km/h

PAS 2, maximum speed 25km/h

PAS 3, maximum speed 28km/h

PAS 4, maximum speed 30km/h

PAS 5, maximum speed 33km/h

PAS 6, maximum speed 37km/h

PAS 7, maximum speed 42km / h

 

Chapter Four

In the blink of an eye, the harvest of autumn has passed, followed by awkward winter. Since I was bought by Mr. Tom, the days have been fascinating. My starting line is properly arranged and it is really a big family. When I was not traveling, I was placed in a room in an art gallery. A variety of novel crafts, paintings and sculptures are displayed in the exhibition hall. Of course, based on my aesthetic appreciation ability, I only have a place to praise in my heart, and there is no talent and knowledge reserve to taste and judge. In addition, Mr. Tom will regularly take me to a professional bike shop for repairs and maintenance, such as brake parts, about two to three months. Every time I go back after riding, the housekeeper will charge me. In order to fully maintain the performance and life of the battery, the housekeeper will keep my power at 20%~30%, that is, the meter shows that only one grid of power is left, and it is necessary to charge. Although I have lived a comfortable life, I don’t know how my companions are with me. I started to miss them a little.

 

The white snow floated quietly outside the window. This is the first time I saw snow. It felt like the white clouds in the sky were smashed and sprinkled on the ground, let the earth change its face, put on the white and innocent silver, and it was noble at once. At this moment, I can’t wait to go out and experience the riding on the snow. The combination of the 26-inch wide tire and the 1000w super-powered motor is quite exciting on the soft white snow. My household name is “Snow bike.” The only regret is that under the influence of low temperature environment, the battery life will be significantly shortened, that is, the total mileage traveled will be less than expected. Just in the interval of my imagination, Mr. Tom has changed the cold-proof sports suit and is ready to take me out. His departure today is not simply to exercise, but this rare weekend to go to see an old friend, probably about twenty or thirty kilometers from his residence. In case, the careful Mr. Tom also put a spare battery in the backpack in advance.

 

At the moment when Mr. Tom pushed the door open, a chill came, and he sneezed directly. After turning on the meter, he directly adjusted the gear to the maximum of 7 gears, so that driving on the snow can maintain a good power, which is unmatched by other electric bicycles. According to local traffic regulations, the power of electric bicycles can’t exceed 250w. Obviously, my configuration does not comply with local regulations, but the smart Mr. Tom obviously does not care about this. After all, it is a suburb, and the control is relatively loose. When my big wide tires really travelled on the snow, it gave me a sense of excitement and pleasure. Although the surrounding air is unusually cold, the soft snow makes me very comfortable. The small stones, small fragments and uneven pits have been buried in the thick snow. Of course, there are security risks on the thick snow, and Mr. Tom, who is very familiar with this area, can avoid some bad road conditions.

 

Can Mr. Tom successfully reach his old friend’s house?

 

Chapter Five

According to the optimal method of travel, Mr. Tom does not need to be so tossed, go to the home of Mr. Jack, an old friend. It takes only about 20 minutes to drive a car. Moreover, the outdoor is still snowing, and the outdoor temperature is extremely low. If he is not properly protected, it may cause cold and hurt the body. For a moment of excitement and long-term exercise habit, Mr. Tom, who likes to pursue excitement and challenges, insisted on riding out. This is not a long ride. According to my current maximum speed of 30km/h, it takes about 1 hour. Of course, there will be some inclined roads uphill and downhill, and it is impossible to maintain a uniform speed. If it is really a flat and straight road, I guess Mr. Tom will not choose to go out by riding electric bike, because that is too boring.

 

The world of silver is like a white planet in a fairy tale, so dreamy and beautiful. At this moment, I don’t feel the pressure of the cold on me. I enjoy the fun and the hard-won pleasure. Although the snow outside is quite big, there are still many people going out to play. Some are walking dogs, some are walking, some are making snowmen in front of their own homes, and some even skiing on the hills. Along the way, I also met some partners who are very similar to me. They has both front and rear wheel. People can sit on them and use the throttle to go. Some obviously do not consume electricity, but add gasoline, because he has an exhaust pipe at the tail, and gas comes out from time to time. Compared with their speed, I am far behind them. After all, I am an electric assist bicycle that is used for transportation, not a locomotive on the road. I really want to say hello to them, but it is a pity that I am too hasty to say anything. So far, I have not seen one of my companions. Maybe this place is a bit remote, I hope they are doing very well.

 

The heavy snow didn’t last long. When I walked halfway, it was getting smaller. My own configuration is a strong mountain tire with a strong grip. It still goes uphill strongly on the thick snow, but there is not much advantage in speed. There are no end in the rolling hills and roads. Occasionally, I will see some fast-moving animals. Those who should be wolves, I later learned the name. With my instincts, I will meet my companions soon. After all, I am riding on this road, and the rate of return is still quite high. No matter in the design or in the visual experience, it is relatively fresh and fashionable, especially in the setting of the snow scene, which can reflect my own uniqueness and rareness.

 

Seeing that Mr. Jack’s home is coming, it is also a villa area where the rich live. This is my first time at Mr. Jack’s home. Maybe he will ask Mr. Tom about my origins. This is indeed the case. Mr. Jack also wants to buy an electric bicycle. He has similar hobbies with Mr. Tom and likes to go out for cycling and sports. I think that there will be a companion in the future, and there is a kind of happiness and expectation in my heart.

 

To be continued, stay tuned…

 

self confession of a power monster 2

 

Leave a few questions for you to think about:

  1. How to describe the motor?
    1000w brushless fat tire bike designated motor
  2. How long does an electric bike battery last?
    about 1.5 to 2 hours, if only pedal assist mode, more longer.
    about battery life span, normally it has 1000 charge cycles.
    https://www.energuide.be/en/questions-answers/how-long-does-the-battery-of-my-electric-bike-last/1782/
  3. Is riding an electric bike good exercise?
    of course, it can save more energy and have fun.
    more opinions, see this website
    https://www.cyclescheme.co.uk/community/featured/why-riding-an-e-bike-is-good-for-you
  4. What’s the best electric bicycle?
    no best but better, generally, most people will prefer to search the coolest and most affordable, the lightest, and the longest distance
    Here show you a website of best electric bikes for reference, and you can consider our products if you choose affordable products in good quality.
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/best-e-bikes/

 

Note:

Throttle
to throttle something (something, such as an engine) —usually used with back or down
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throttle

 

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RICH BIT | Electric Bicycle & Bike Maintenance

richbit electric bicycle maintenance

After the new e-bike has been riding for a period of time, the entire bike should be inspected and adjusted according to the requirements of the manual. The fastening and lubrication of the accessories is essential. Check whether the fasteners are loose, and whether the transmission parts are flexible. Pay attention to the oil after the chain is lubricated, and wipe the oil on the flywheel. The tires should be properly inflated, otherwise it will affect the comfort and service life of the ride. The brakes are the basic guarantee for safety. They should be inspected at any time. If any problems are found, they should be adjusted or repaired immediately.

 

Unlike ordinary bikes, electric bikes are equipped with an electric system that also requires maintenance, as follows:

  1. When the circuit is checked, turn on the power, check electric bike whether the electric function is normal, and check whether the external connector is firm. If the fault is found, it should be promptly feedback and consult the customer service. Do not remove the accessory without authorization.
  2. Before going out, check the battery’s power and judge whether the battery is fully charged according to the mileage of the trip. If the electric bike power is not sufficient, it should be supplemented by human riding to avoid battery undervoltage work.
  3. When charging the battery, use the charger of the matching model or the manufacturer’s model. When charging, the battery and charger should be located in a cool and ventilated place. Keep it safe. Keep away from flammable and explosive materials, avoid high temperature, humidity and water. Do not cover with items. It is forbidden that letinfants and young childrento contact. Before charging, the first confirmation is that the grid voltage and frequency meet the requirements of the charger. After charging is completed, disconnect the grid and disconnect the charger from the battery. Electric Bike Battery charging usually takes 4-6 hours.
  4. Long-term storage of electric bike battery should be fully charged first and should be replenished regularly, usually once a month.
  5. The working condition of the electric bike hub motors should also be checked before traveling. Start the motor and adjust its speed to observe and listen to the motor. If there is any abnormality, you should promptly feedback and consult customer service.
  6. Electric bikes should be checked for lights, horns, etc., especially at night.
  7. Electric bikes are not afraid of rain and snow. However, when the water is involved, the water level must not exceed the lower edge of the electric hub bearing housing to prevent damage from the motor water. After riding in rain or snow, wipe it off as soon as possible; if the device is immersed in water, it should be dried with a hair dryer. In order to avoid the corrosion of iron parts and circuit leakage, short circuit and other faults.
  8. For electric bike, rain and snow riding, the driving speed should be properly reduced, the brakes pay attention to increase the braking distance, to prevent side slip and U-turn, so as not to endanger personal safety.
  9. Electric bikes should be protected from exposure to sunlight for a long time. Store in a cool place. Solar exposure accelerates the aging of paints, plastic parts, rubber parts and electronic components, reducing their service life and reliability.

 

Factors that maximize the riding range of electric bike

  • Cycling (assisted riding mode, without the use of throttle, the motor outputs a certain amount of power by the frequency of manpower stepping)
  • Altitude (high altitude, large terrain, need to consume more power)
  • Weather (the weather is cold, the low temperature will have a certain weakening effect on the output of the battery current, and the battery performance will decrease)
  • Wind direction (againstthe wind will increase the resistance and consume more power, while following the wind will bring the thrust to the ride)
  • Road conditions (cementfloor is firm and flat, the resistance is small, the ride is smooth, and the cruising distance is longer)
  • Load (the individual weight of the rider will affect the performance of the motor, the heavier load, the greater consumption)
  • Maintenance (regular maintenance facilitates timely detection of faults and elimination, keeping the e-bikein a good condition)
  • Tire pressure (regularly testing the tire pressure, it is beneficial to maintain the tires, reduce the ground friction, so that riding is comfortable and easy)
  • Battery (requires timely charging and maintenance of the battery when the battery is low, which is beneficial to extend the battery life and cruising range)

 

Leave a few questions for you to think about:

  1. My electric bicycle is not working, now what?
    Here share a link of suggestion to check and repair problems, if it occurs, please feel free to contact us in the first time.
    https://anywherebicyclerepair.com/my-electric-bicycle-is-not-working-now-what/
  2. Where can you test ride or buy a rich bit electric bike?
    Now we have an offline store in Spain, check this facebook account
    Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/richbitebikecom/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RICHBITEUROPE/?ref=br_rs
    Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/TzGiPHetiu52
  3. What is it like to ride an electric bike?
    It is exciting and funny, enjoying the pedaling and fresh air. Not only save your time and energy, but also bring you an special experience.
    It is convenient and environmental, because it doesn’t need to consume gasoline like a car and it can park in somewhere easily.
    Here share an article of new rider experience, see website below
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cycling/e-bike-revolution/whats-it-like-to-ride-an-electric-bike/

 

Note:

Commuting
the activity of travelling some distance to work every day by car, bus, or train
https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/commuting

 

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