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E-Bike Safety

Your Guide to Safe Riding

Safe Riding is Fun Riding

Electric bicycles (e-bikes) are a fun, healthy, and safe way to explore the great outdoors and make short trips more enjoyable. With more people discovering the many joys and benefits of riding an e-bike, People For Bikes created video content to share the basics of maintaining your e-bike, handling and charging your e-bike battery, and riding safely while out on the road or trail. Whether you’re new to riding or just need a refresher, everyone can learn and benefit from this content.

What is an Electric Bicycle?

Electric bicycles (e-bikes) are a lot like regular bikes, but they differ in a few key ways. This quick video will cover the different classes of e-bikes and where you can ride them.

E-Bike Battery Safety

All electric bicycles use lithium ion batteries to give you an extra boost. These batteries are generally reliable and safe, and they’re even safer when you know how to properly charge, handle, and store them. Learn more about how to keep your battery happy and healthy in this video.

Before You Ride

Before you head out on a ride, there’s a few things to learn about how e-bikes handle differently from traditional bikes. This video also includes a pre-ride checklist to make sure your e-bike is ready to hit the road or trail.

Rider Safety

Welcome to the joy of riding an e-bike! This video shares best practices regarding rules of the road; how to ride with traffic; how to start, stop, and shift; and general tips for ensuring a safe ride on your e-bike.

Collision Awareness + Rider Etiquette

Beware of the door zone! Check out this video for tips on avoiding collision scenarios and following common trail etiquette to lead to safer riding for you and everyone you see on the road or trail.

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