Should You Choose a Hub Mount Motor or Mid Mount Motor Electric Bike?

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MODEL F04 SOFT TAIL MID MOTOR DRIVE ELECTRIC BIKE

We are asked many questions about e-bikes with one of the first usually relating to the choice between an e-bike with Mid Mounted Motor (MMM) as opposed to a Hub Motor (HUB). Our answer is that before choosing any model electric bike, end users must be brutally honest as to what purpose they require an electrically assisted cycle. As a e-bike that can be used for everyday … Read More

Do you need a licence for an Electric Bike in South Africa?

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We get asked this question a lot: Do you need a licence for an Electric Bike in South Africa? South African law (SABS 311/2007) defines that a bicycle that looks like a cycle, with its  primary means of propulsion is by pedal, but has an electrical motor, not exceeding continuous 250w, for assistance, that cuts out at 25.4 kph, weighing less than 40 kg, IS … Read More