• The 2021 Rize Electric Bike

    The 2021 Rize Electric Bike
    Are you looking for a high quality electric bike that is versatile, comfortable, well-priced, and ticks all your boxes? If yes, then check out the 2021 Rize from Rize Bikes. The Rize is a beautiful e-bike that has all the features you’re looking for including a 500-watt Bafang motor with 65 Newton-meters of torque, and a state-of-the-art Samsung 50E cell battery that will help you travel up to 55 miles (90 kms) on a single charge (with pedal-assist). And, get this: The 2021 Rize is upgradable to a dual battery configuration that will allow you to...
  • How to Adjust Your Rear Derailleur

    How to Adjust Your Rear Derailleur
    If you’re riding an electric bike and finding your gears are just not changing properly, the problem could be your rear derailleur. In fact, one of the most common adjustments performed on an e-bike is related to the rear derailleur. So, we’ll walk you through the process, below. What Is A Rear Derailleur? Your rear derailleur acts as the control that allows you to shift gears while riding your bike. It’s attached to the rear of your bike frame, with a mounting bolt, and the other end has a mobile arm that guides your bike chain....
  • E-bike Etiquette

    E-bike Etiquette
    E-bike Etiquette If you’re riding an e-bike there are things you can do to prevent accidents and stay safe. In this blog post, we offer a few tips and suggestions to help keep you and everyone around you safe.  Learn the regulations All cities are different on how they regulate e-bikes, so our first suggestion is that you take a few minutes to learn about your city’s regulations. A great place to start is by clicking, here and here. We also suggest you do a quick Google search for additional municipal info. In most areas, e-bikes...
  • 2021 Rize City The Best-Priced E-bike of 2021

    2021 Rize City The Best-Priced E-bike of 2021
    The newly designed 2021 Rize City is set to release July 2021 and pre-orders are piling up for it, fast. Who needs this e-bike and why is it shaping up to be one of the most incredible e-bikes of the year? Keep reading to find out more. As the name suggests, the Rize City is perfect for city cruising and city commutes, which means it’s built for practically everyone. Rize Digital Marketing Executive, Ray Chwartkowski had this to say “The 2020 Rize City was our hottest seller last year and the newly designed 2021 Rize City...
  • COVID-19 Update

    COVID-19 Update
    Hi everyone, we hope you’re doing well and staying healthy. It’s been more than a year since COVID-19 impacted our lives and we thought we’d post a quick pandemic update. Health Rize’s CEO, Ace Samurai, contracted COVID-19 and quarantined for the mandatory time limit, in Vancouver, this past April and early May, 2021. He and his entire family contracted the virus but they are all fine, now, and doing great. Many of the workers, at our overseas factory, have unfortunately experienced loss and setbacks with the virus, and we’re grateful to each of the workers there....
  • Best E-Bike Helmets for 2021

    Best E-Bike Helmets for 2021
    If you’re into riding electric bikes, it’s crucial that you protect yourself with a high-quality helmet. But, which one should you choose? After all, e-bikes tend to travel faster than regular bicycles, so do regular bicycle helmets and e-bikes go together? Keep reading to see our top picks of the best e-bike helmets for 2021. Road Bike Helmets For anyone who lives in an area with a warmer climate, a regular road bike helmet might be your first choice simply because they’re lightweight and extremely breathable, which means you’ll get more air circulation and you won’t...
  • The History of The Electric Bike

    The History of The Electric Bike
    When was the first electric bike invented? Well, you may think they’re a recent invention, but the first concepts date back to 1895. Let’s first look at the origin of the bicycle and work from there. Image credit: Bloomberg The First Bicycle In 1817, a man named Karl Drais built the first official two-wheeled transportation contraption. His invention was essentially a bike without pedals, and it weighed approximately 48 pounds. It became known as the Draisine or Running Machine, and it was immensely popular in Europe and eventually The United States. The excitement, however, was short-lived...
  • 7 Reasons why Food Couriers are Ditching their Cars and Pedal Bikes, for E-Bikes

    7 Reasons why Food Couriers are Ditching their Cars and Pedal Bikes, for E-Bikes
    At one point, North American food delivery was mainly done with small cars and conventional pedal bikes, and then food delivery apps such as those launched by Uber Eats, SkipTheDishes, DoorDash, and others, made food delivery more easily accessible. And, with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic more people were inclined to order their food and stay home rather than go wait in line outside their local Chipotle or other favorite restaurant or Fast Food pitstop. There was an explosion of business and when food delivery spiked to new levels, in 2020, Food Couriers began shifting...
  • The Best Ebike Apps of 2021

    The Best Ebike Apps of 2021
    Most ebikes come with an integrated LCD control panel screen which allows riders to monitor their speed limit, alter their motor response mode and even turn the secure lock on and off. But, if you’re looking for a way to navigate your next route via GPS or track more in-depth metrics, you might want to mount a phone to your e-bike handlebars and download a cycling-based technical app for your next ride.    So, what’s a good ebike App to load to your phone? We’ve compiled a list of the top apps for iPhone and Android...
  • Riding your Electric Bike in North America: Laws and Regulations

    Riding your Electric Bike in North America: Laws and Regulations
    You might be asking “Is it legal to ride an electric bike (e-bike) in Canada?”, “Do I need a license to operate an ebike in the USA?” or even “Can I operate a 1000 watt ebike, legally?”. If you’re a US or Canadian rider, you can read on to find out about the legality of using an e-bike in your area. Note: The information contained in this blog post is a general summary. For more detailed information, please click here for more info. Please also check your local area for up-to-date regulations and to confirm the...
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