Hill climbing events

Cube Electric Bikes

A cube electric bike

More and more people are deciding to ride with a cube electric bike instead of your standard mountain bike. People have started to use E-bikes to help them when hill climbing, an electric bike works when there is enough power for the bike to use its electric system this means pedalling is valid when going up a hill to enable the power to work as the electric when activated. When hill climbing events are happening many people believe the best e-bikes available are the most expensive, however what many people don’t realise is the more power within the bike the Heather the bike is when riding people tend to read the spec about the bike and think it’s the perfect bike however when riding with a large amount of weight in the frame of your bike normal riding is found a lot more difficult than you may think. Easy hills you will be able to pedal at a moderate rate however when climbing steep large hills, it becomes more complicated.

An electric bike is designed for many reasons, however one of the main focuses of an e-bike is hill climbing it was designed to make riding a bike easier for a wider range of audiences allowing many people to ride a bike without the struggle of being tired or to reduce people walking after pedalling for an amount of time. Electric bikes have been optimized for better range and speed. Electric bikes with a higher power rate will be a lot easier for hill climbing than bikes with a lower amount of power. The power from the motor is not consistent and only works when hitting the maximum efficient level, however, this speed will vary on the speed the bikes goes when travelling both up and down hills. The gears on the bike will work with the motor to ensure the gears are in good condition to allow you the best performance of the bike.

Hill Climbing Events

There are many hill climbing events that are available for people to enter. One big event that a lot of bike races will enter is the Pikes Peak champion, Pikes peak is a huge mountain with a 7700-foot climb averaging around 24.5 miles. Many people will go to hill climb events using an electric bike this will allow both genders to enter spread across a wide range of age groups. Every uphill will have a downhill when riding a bike many e-bikes are installed with regenerative braking this allows the battery to be charged, this is due to the bike gaining electric back from energy used going uphill.

Haibike XDURO Urban S RX

High Speed Haibike Electric Bikes

Standing shot of a electric haibike

The Haibike XDURO Urban S RX bike

The electric Haibike XDURO is a light fast road bike which is perfect for tarmac. With low resistance tires you can hit speeds of up to 28 mph (45 km/h). The bike activates an electronic motor when working at high RPMs.  The two piston hydraulic disc brake system means stopping is no problem. Whether your large or small the Haibike offers five different frames sizes. With deep-dish aero rims and bladed spokes you will be cycling in style.

Electric road bikes recall!

There are many different electric bikes that are available to purchase, however the Haibike XDURO Urban S RX electric bike has had certain problems with legislation. Please check your country before thinking about purchasing. One of the main problems with the Haibike XDURO is the front forks. Minor cracks and slight fractures were sometimes discovered when the bike was tested with excessive force. This problem has also been found with other Haibike electric bikes over the years.

The total weight of the E-bike is 18.59 kilogrammes of which 3.99kg is the motor. Making best use of the electric motor is a high quality 11 speed gearbox which can easily handle the 60 newton meters of torque. Powering this modern marvel of cycling is a Lithium-ion battery which weighs 2.4kg. The charging time only takes 3.5 hrs which is handy for commuters. How far can you go on one charge? Well, estimates suggest you should achieve at least 35 miles on a charge with an
absolute maximum of about 65 miles.

Helping you keep an eye on power levels is a Bosch Intuvia Removable Backlit Grayscale LCD.

Overall report

This bike has many high tech features making it a potential choice for environmentally conscious riders wishing to save money but there are issues.  If you are in the market for an electric bike there are many alternatives to choose from.