E-bikes have long been disdained in the cycling community as a cop-out. But as the huge baby boomer cohort gets older, e-bikes are looking better and better â€” and they’re still great exercise. A University of Colorado Boulder study monitored the cardiovascular health and aerobic capacity of people riding pedelecs, which are the electric-assisted bikes […]
Check out the exciting range of electric bikes from MeloYelo. Our bikes feature name brand componentry (Shimano, Tektro, Samsung), a more natural feeling ride than most other ebikes in this price range, and a 2 year warranty. And, the funds raised benefit our EVolocity electric vehicle programme in high schools.
MeloYelo has just concluded a survey amongst people who have downloaded the free EBike Guide or attended one of our educational workshops. Those who have already purchased ebikes are using their bikes primarily for either leisure riding with family and friends, or commuting to work. 87% of owners say that they are getting more exercise […]
A torque sensor is a type of throttle that determines how much juice to feed the motor based on how hard the rider is pedaling. This is different from a cadence sensor which measures simply how fast you are pedaling. Cheap cadence sensors are what can be found on most pedal assist system (PAS) bikes […]
Electric bike riders often get stick from both car drivers (who are as annoyed by them as cyclists) and cyclists themselves (who see the electrical assistance as cheating). But using an electrically-powered bicycle on a regular basis can actually improve your health, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder – particularly if you’re […]
The retrofit kits being supplied and installed by MeloYelo’s regional representatives are proving popular. The torque controlled motor kit detects how much power the rider is putting in and delivers between 36% and 300% of that power (depending on power assist setting). The torque control system is much more responsive than standard pedal assist settings […]
Five new representatives have joined the MeloYelo team and will take up the role of promoting electric bikes, supplying retrofit kits, and performing retrofit kit installation services in their respective regions: Stephen Spooner, Albany, Auckland Bill Jones, Hillsborough, Auckland Bruce McKenzie, Hamilton Anton Berndt, New Plymouth Malcolm Dalgity, Taupo Check here to find the MeloYelo […]