AUTUMN IS ARRIVED: TIPS FOR BETTER CARE, MAINTENANCE AND BATTERY CHARGING OF YOUR ELECTRIC BIKE (E-BIKE) IN THE COLD SEASON

 

14-11-2016

Generally, especially in cold weather we tend to use less our Electric bike and so it is good to follow some advice that make it possible to keep it at its best in order to have it perfectly ready for the re-start of spring.

Battery Maintenance for Electric bike

We have a focus for the BATTERY, it is very important to learn how to manage it properly to ensure its longer life. First, we must remember to recharge it at least once a month, mark it on your calendar or put a notice on the phone: CHARGE THE BATTERY! The ideal would be least drain the battery up to about 50% and monthly thereafter put in charge for at one hour, alternatively leave fully charged and recharge it once a month anyway. Leave the charger connected all the time is not recommended because in the event of malfunction could overcharge the battery. The Special tip is to remove the battery from the e-bike and store it at home or in any case in a dry, warm place.

When you re-start to cycling in spring, for the first 2 or 3 trips the battery may not have the maximum autonomy, if you have followed all the advice, after 2 or 3 charge cycles it will return to its original performance.

Maintenance of Cabinet and tires

The optimum is to be able to keep the e-bike in a sheltered place such as a garage in order to protect it from inclement weather and cold (below 10 ° C) .

If you leave your e-bike completely stop for a long time also I suggest you to check the tire pressure before the restart and in any case during the period of sleep, occasionally turn the wheels so as to prevent tire deformation.