• How to Fix Squeaky E-Bike Brakes

    How To Resolve Noisy, Squealing E-Bike Disc Brakes? Boom, the above video will walk you through a few tips. Is a strange squealing noise drawing the wrong kind of attention to your e-bike? Do your electric bike brakes sound like a loud flushing toilet? Fear not, because the solution is quite simple and can be repeated as often as you need. The most common solution for contaminated brake pads is to simply wear off the top layer of your brake pads, which should stop the sound at its source by removing any contamination.  Why Are My...
  • Tips for Riding an Electric Fat Bike in the Snow!

    If you’ve ever thought riding an e-bike is an activity only for the warm weather months, think again! Snowy rides can be a totally new frontier for you and your electric fat bike. While riding in the snow will offer you some amazing ride opportunities, it also poses some unique challenges that you must be ready to confront both before, during, and after your ride. Read on to learn some tips that will make snow riding as easy, safe, and fun as possible!  Before There are a few key things you can do before bringing your...
  • Electric Bikes vs. Electric Motorcycles: Which Bike is Right for You?

    Electric BIkes vs. Electric Motorcycles: Which Bike is Right for You? What’s the difference between an electric bike (e-bike) and an electric motorcycle? Read on to learn the difference between the two, and discover which one is right for you. Electric Motorcycles Many people ride electric motorcycles, and for good reason. Most look like traditional motorcycles (typically, with smaller engines) but of course, they run on electricity, not combustion energy and they’re generally fast. So, how do electric motorbikes compare to electric bikes? For starters, electric motorcycles weigh a lot more, are generally speaking, they are...
  • How to check battery fuse?

    If you own an electric bike, there’s a very good chance you have an LG battery attached to it. This is because LG makes great batteries, and here at Rize Bikes, we have been retrofitting LG batteries to all of our electric bikes from day one. That being said, there is a chance your LG battery could stop working and refuse to budge at some point way into the future.So what do you do if your e-bike battery stops working? Well, there are a few simple things you can quickly test to get to the bottom...
  • How To Choose Your First E-Bike

    Allan (above) proudly riding his Rize Mini. If you want to buy an e-bike but you're not sure about which one to choose, you’re in the right place! Let us be your guide in selecting the perfect e-bike for your needs and your lifestyle! Even if you’ve never ridden an e-bike or don’t know where to start, there is an ebike out there for you and we can help you find the right one! A great first step in choosing your electric bike is to ask yourself a few simple questions, like: When would I ride...
  • Why Buy an Ebike?

    It’s a new year and many of us have set resolutions and goals to accomplish in 2021. Keep reading to learn why you should buy an Ebike this year and how owning an electric bike is a great way to achieve many of the most common New Year’s resolutions! Resolution 1: Be More Deliberate With Your Time Have you ever experienced the frustration of getting stuck in traffic or missing your train during your commute? That kind of experience can set the tone for your whole day and affect your general quality of life. Riding an...
  • 2021 Rize Blog Update

    Happy New Year, everyone! After a brief hiatus, the Rize blog is back and on here, we’ll be posting frequently about e-bike news, tips and tricks to elevate your ride, and other important updates.  Rize Bikes experienced incredible growth through the end of 2020, with more people riding e-bikes than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic also shone a light on the need for alternative transportation options as quarantine restrictions and social distancing made public transportation a less feasible travel option. Also in 2020, many cities had the unique opportunity to revamp their streets to include more...
  • Best Electric Mountain Bikes of 2020

    Mountain biking has always been a popular outdoor sport among fitness and nature lovers. However, in the recent pandemic-ravaged times, it has gained unprecedented popularity across almost all demographics as it’s fortunately one of the few activities that allows us to get out, explore the outdoor beauty, and get some much needed exercise and fresh air – all while minimizing our risk of exposure to the virus! As a recent or an experienced mountain biker, you’ve read about the power-backed benefits that e-bikes offer over regular bikes and are exploring your options before you zero in...
  • Electric Bike Range: How Far Can E-Bikes Go?

    Biking is one of the most popular sports among outdoor lovers and fitness fanatics. Pedaling away to a bustling spot within the urban zone or to a scenic spot or a hill on the outskirts of your city to get some exercise and explore the natural beauty is a fun weekend pastime. However, until fairly recently, this enjoyable activity was restricted to only the young and fit bikers who had the stamina and endurance to pedal for long distances. With the advent of electric bikes though, fortunately that’s not the case anymore! Senior citizens and the...
  • Best Electric Cruiser Bikes of 2020

    When you want to just get out and cruise, there's nothing better than an electric cruiser bike. Unlike road bikes that force you into an uncomfortable up-top and hunched-over position, a cruiser is more comfortable to sit on and ride, which makes them great around town whether you're running a quick errand or just enjoying your time outside. But don't be fooled by their name. These electric cruiser bikes aren't the same rickety bikes you see for rent on the boardwalk -- they're futuristic machines with all the bells and whistles you could want such as...
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