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How Much Does an Electric Bike Cost?

 
average costConversion Kit: $300-$2,100high costFolding Electric Bike: $750-$2,000+
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An electric or motorized bicycle, sometimes called an e-bike, is a two- or three-wheeled bicycle powered through both pedals and an electric motor. Under the law in most regions, the motor cannot power the bike more at a speed greater than 20 mph.

Typical costs:

  • A basic e-bike typically costs $400-$3,000 or more, depending on engine power, battery life or unique design features. For example, the eZip Trailz Electric Bicycle[1] costs about $400 and has a reported range of 20 miles. At $2,800, the Schwinn Searcher e8[2] can go more than 20 miles on a charge.
  • Folding electric bicycles typically cost $750-$2,000 or more. For example, the e-Moto Traveler 1.0[3] folding bike costs about $1,000 and can travel 25 miles on a charge. The Gepida Bleda folding electric bicycle[4] costs about $2,500, includes fenders and a rear rack, and can go up to 40 miles with an optional second battery.
  • Conversion kits[5] that can turn a normal human-powered bicycle into an e-bike cost about $300-$2,100.
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What should be included:
  • An e-bike should include a motor, a motorized hub and a battery.
  • Some bikes include a warranty, typically for one year.
  • A conversion kit should include a motorized wheel, motor and a battery mount with cables. Some also include the battery pack and a charger. The kit also includes a dashboard with speed, distance and charging information. The Electric Bicycle Guide has information on e-bikes and conversion kits
Additional costs:
  • A backup or replacement battery[6] typically costs $200-$700.
  • Some states, including California[7] , require helmets, which typically cost $21-$80.
  • Riders who plan to cycle at night should consider additional front and taillights for $9-$100.
Shopping for an electric bike:
  • Some major bicycle manufactures like Trek[8] , Giant[9] and Schwinn make motor-assisted electric bikes.
  • Electric bikes and conversion kits are available from retailers including Amazon[10] , Target [11] and Walmart[12] .
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External Resources:
  1.  www.walmart.com/ip/eZip-Trailz-Electric-Bicycle/11988713
  2.  www.schwinnbikes.com/bikes/electric/searcher-e8-9582#/highlights
  3.  www.menards.com/main/home.html
  4.  www.nycewheels.com/gepida-bleda-folding-electric-bike.html
  5.  www.amazon.com/s/url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=electric+bike+conversion+kits&x=...
  6.  www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&rh=n%3A3405141&page=1#/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=node%3D3405141&field...
  7.  www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d12/vc24016.htm
  8.  www.trekbikes.com/us/en/collections/electric_assist/models
  9.  www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/technology/hybrid/59/
  10.  www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&rh=n%3A3405141&page=1#/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=node%3D3405141&field...
  11.  www.target.com/p/ezip-men-s-trailz-diamond-frame-26-ebike-black/-/A-13541957
  12.  www.walmart.com/ip/eZip-Trailz-Electric-Bicycle/11988713
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