Electric bikes are based on traditional design and they have battery controller, electric motor on front wheel or both wheels. Their batteries are rechargeable and if they stop doing function you can leave it at home for charging, but mostly they have reliable batteries. Some of the facts about electric bikes are:
- They are not suitable for heavy traffic and to ride in between busy traffic.
- Electric bikes never make you stuck in the road or during the ride when their battery ends.
- Electric bikes look like regular bicycle and they don’t have scooters look.
- This bikes contains inter chargeable parts.
- They are protected by federal law.
- These bikes don’t have built in alarm system.
They are not for heavy traffic but they are allowed in bike lanes and mostly treated as bicycles. Electric bikes are not safe if you are going above 25-35 MPH due to their wheels, tires or brakes. Their maximum power is 20 MPH and they are less than 1 horse power. No registration is required for these bikes but helmets for safety. They look like a normal bicycle and have normal speeds when use with safety and care.
Electric scooters are battery powered and they look like scooters. However, they have smaller wheels than electric bikes and their pedals are for emergency use to boost the power. They have market of sellers more than the buyers. Some people believe that electric scooters are completely dead now from market. They have light weight and have new battery technology. Some of the facts of electric scooters are:
- They are transportable and less expensive than the electric bikes, the shipping charges of electric scooters are less and cheap than electric bikes.
- Electric scooters are low to the ground and easy to mount.
- Their design is simple with less part in it.
- They have built in alarm system to prevent from robbery.
- They are lockable and have water proof system.
- Most of the electric scooters don’t require license.
The height of the seat in scooter is very low and has steering lock too. They are allowed to have ridden in traffic and can be use for transportation system. Their replaceable parts are also available in market easily. People think electric bikes are cooler than electric scooters because of its design. But electric scooters are also in demand in market.