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Experience the thrill of electric biking with eBikes Africa. Unleash the power, explore the beauty, and embrace sustainable transportation. Contact us for any further inquiries.

The legality of eBikes varies depending on the jurisdiction. In Kenya you do not need a permit or license to ride an eBike.

How fast can an eBike go?

Our eBikes reach a top speed of 45km/h but can even surpass that with a more experienced cyclist.

Are eBikes suitable for all ages and fitness levels?

Yes, Our eBikes are designed to be accessible to a wide range of ages and fitness levels. The electric assist feature makes it easier to ride for those who may have physical limitations or haven’t been active in a while. However, it’s always advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new physical activity.

Can I still ride an eBike if the battery runs out?

Yes, you can still ride our eBike even if the battery runs out. However, without electric assistance, it will function like a regular bicycle, requiring you to pedal without the extra boost from the motor.

How do I maintain an eBike?

eBike maintenance is similar to that of traditional bicycles, with some additional considerations for the electric components. Regular maintenance tasks include keeping the tires properly inflated, checking and lubricating the chain, and ensuring the brakes are functioning correctly. It’s also important to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for battery maintenance and charging.

What is an eBike?

An eBike, or electric bike, is a bicycle that is equipped with an electric motor to provide assistance to the rider. It combines the benefits of traditional cycling with the convenience of electric power.

How does an eBike work?

eBikes utilize a combination of pedaling power from the rider and assistance from an electric motor. When you pedal, the motor kicks in to amplify your pedaling effort, providing a boost to your speed and making it easier to ride uphill or against strong headwinds. The eBikes Africa bike also give the option of using a throttle – this works like a normal bodaboda.

What are the advantages of riding an eBike?
  • eBikes offer several advantages, such as:
    • Extended range and reduced fatigue: The electric motor assists your pedaling, making longer commutes or rides more manageable.
    • Health and fitness: While you can still pedal for exercise, the motor helps alleviate some physical strain, encouraging more people to cycle.
    • Environmentally friendly: eBikes produce zero emissions, reducing your carbon footprint compared to traditional vehicles.
    • Cost-effective: eBikes are often cheaper to purchase and maintain than cars or motorcycles, offering significant savings in the long run.
How far can I ride on a single charge?
  • The range of our eBike depends on various factors, including the battery capacity, terrain, rider weight, and level of assistance used. Typically, most eBikes offer a range of 40-80 kilometers on a single charge.
Can I ride an eBike without pedaling?

Yes, you can ride our eBike without pedaling by using the throttle-only mode, which activates the motor without any pedaling effort.