Do Electric Bikes Work Without the Battery | E-Bike Questions

April 28, 2021
Do Electric Bikes Work Without the Battery E-Bike Questions
Hey guys, Dustin here, CEO of Sixthreezero. Today, we're going to answer the question, do electric bikes work without the battery?

All right, so today we're going to answer the question, do electric bikes work without the battery? But before we jump in, hit that subscribe button below. Stay in touch with us here at Sixthreezero and find out about all of our new content and weekly and monthly giveaways. We're giving away e-bikes, standard bikes, and accessories. So hit that subscribe button so you know when all that's coming up. All right. So today, let's answer the question, can an electric bike work without the battery? I've seen this question floating around. We've been asked it a few times. Now there are two ways to answer it. Can an electric bike move without a battery? Yes. Can the electric components of a bike work without the battery? No. So electric bikes in the true essence are bicycles that have a motor. So any electric bike can be ridden like a standard bicycle.

Now the electric components, the motor, needs the battery to run. So if you remove that battery, you can no longer use your electric bike as an electric bike. At that point, it would just function normally as a standard bike. So you could ride your bike all over the place, your electric bike without the battery, like a normal bike. And actually, this kind of brings up an interesting point, which is that if you did want to go out and just use your electric bike as a standard bike, I would actually recommend removing the battery. It's going to take a lot of weight off the frame, and it's going to make it much easier for any rider to get around. Because you're going to take away about anywhere from five to 15 pounds, depending on the size of the battery and the weight of the cells and everything else. But the simple answer to this question is, can an electric bike work without a battery? No, it would no longer be called an electric bike. So the electrical components can not work without a battery, but an electric bike can be written without the battery.

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Do Electric Bikes Work Without the Battery | E-Bike Questions