E-Bike: A Guide to E-Bike Models, Technology & Riding Essentials by Martin Haussermann offers electric bike shoppers and enthusiasts the essential guide to this exciting new way of riding a bike from features, benefits, pros and cons, and the best ways to take advantage of motor-assisted cycling.
Electric bikes are a new and fast-changing technology that’s poised to transform how Americans ride bicycles, commute to work, and get around town. But in a market crowded with makes, models, and features, which e-bike is best for you?
E-bike expert Martin Haussermann explores this exciting new way of riding a bicycle to share all the information e-bike shoppers and owners need. With guidance from VeloNews tech editor Dan Cavallari, custom e-bike framebuilder Lennard Zinn, and cycling retail journalist Stephen Frothingham, E-Bike offers the e-bike curious the essential guide to e-bike tech, formats, and uses.
Whether you’re looking for a city commuter, a speedy road bike, or a mountain bike, you can get up to speed on e-bike motors, drivetrains, brakes, and suspensions. Haussermann offers insights on e-bike handling, maintenance, and e-bike touring that makes clear all the benefits an e-bike can bring to your riding.
Electric bikes are here, and E-Bike shares the best ways to take advantage of motor-assisted cycling.
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About the Author
Martin Haussermann is a journalist and photographer. He is cofounder of the German bicycle magazine Pressedienst Fahrrad (“ Bike News ”). He has authored 4 books on cars and worked in the automotive industry before transitioning to photography, cycling, and e-bikes.
Table of Contents
READY FOR E-BIKES?
Welcoming New Bike Tech: A Derailleur and a Motor
An E-Bike Pioneer
MODELS & TECHNOLOGY
Pedelecs and Class 3 Bikes
A Buyer’s Guide
Pizza Delivery on a Bike
An E-Bike Can Be Life-Changing for a Lifelong Cyclist
E-Bike World Championships
Finding Your Way
Accessories and Safety
Chasing Mountain Peaks in Italy
Bikepacking: Lithium and Campfires
About the Author