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E-bike etiquette
Here are our top 10 friendly reminders on electric bike etiquette and safety: Remember that you are riding an ebike, not a motorcycle! Follow the rules of the road that non-ebikes are subject to, like hand signals when turning, yielding...
E-bike rebates?
A growing trend when it comes to green initiatives is electric bike rebates. Some states offer them, and the province of British Columbia in Canada does too (https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/b-c-rolls-out-higher-rebates-for-e-bikes-1.5042182). Their popularity can be evidenced by a short-lived initiative in Edmonton, Alberta,...
Cadence v. Torque sensors
A commonly asked question is, “What kind of sensor does a DJ bike have?” In other words, “How does my ebike know when to help me pedal?” Electric bikes come with one of two pedal assist sensors: one called “Cadence”...
Electric bike regulations in Canada
Every now and then, a Canadian customer asks, "Can I buy a US 750W ebike?" Unfortunately, the answer is "no," and the reason is that Canada regulates that power be limited to 500W and the top speed be limited to...
Canadians encouraged to shop early!
While our ebikes are not typically delivered by Canada Post, we are posting this video message from Rod Hart as a general reminder to shop early for this Christmas season. Ebikes make great Christmas gifts, and will give your loved one much...
Canada's Top Growing Business
In 2017, Daniel and his wife Jolin took the leap to quit the job and start their own business, DJ Bikes. Being the Janitor and CEO of this company, they needed to learn everything on the spot and make good decisions. Today, they are proud...
DJ Bikes Team!
First of all, please allow me to start with an apology. For those needing services and responses and unable to reach us for the past few months, I am deeply sorry about it. This year, the pandemic has caused issues for DJ...
Announcement About Amazon's Delivery Issue During COVID-19
For the past 4 years, DJ Bikes has been working closely with Amazon. We chose to send all inventories to Amazon's warehouses in both the US and Canada so we can guarantee a fast delivery. Usually, Amazon's delivery is 2 to...
Electric Bikes Motor Types: Mid Drive VS Rear Hub
Introduction Motors are an important component of electric bikes, because they supply energy to the bike by converting electrical energy into mechanical energy. Earlier electric motors used brushes to vary the path of current flowing into the motor. The recurrent...
History, Development and Classes of Electric Bikes
Development of Electric Bikes Over the past few years, electric bikes have gained popularity in North America, Europe and Asia, with useage experiencing tremendous growth since 1998. You might therefore be thinking the development of electric bikes started in the...
Tips for Battery Maintenance
One of the most important components of your electric bike is the battery. To prolong the life of your battery and ensure the electric bike performs to its optimum efficiency, diligent and purposeful care/maintenance must be done throughout the life span...
Electric Bikes during a pandemic
A few months ago, you probably did not know the term, but “social distancing” is now one of the most commonly used phrases in the world. Medical experts, since March, have stressed the importance of social distancing in slowing the...
What is Direct-to-Customer pricing? What about Quality and Service?
What is direct-to-customer pricing? You will learn that DJ Bikes offers about half the price compared with other electric bikes with similar specifications and performance at local stores or on the internet because we are the only entity between the manufacturer and...
Why choose an electric bike?
It is not a secret that cycling makes you fitter. Research shows that it also sharpens your thinking and melts away stress. And while attitudes toward cycling are changing, so are the bikes themselves. Electronic bicycles, also known as ebikes,...
How do I choose a battery?
The battery pack of your ebike is the most important component, so it is important to know what you are paying for and how your ebike will perform before making a purchase. There are many questions commonly asked about the ebike batteries. In summary, users...
Why buy an ebike?
Everyone loves bikes, and most of us have ridden them all our lives. From three-wheelers, road racing, track racing, touring, commuting to mountain biking, we just love bicycles and ride them for fun and exercise. If hilly cities, steep ramps, extended commutes,...