- What is the running cost of an electric bicycle, bike scooter or motorcycle?
Using one of our E-Cycle electric vehicles cost approximately 0.1 to 0.3 of a cent per kilometer to operate. A charge in the battery packs can last for an average of up to 40 kilometers, which costs no more than 12 cents per charge. Also, as our vehicles are 100% electric, there is minimal or next to no maintenance that is required to be done throughout the lifetime of the vehicle.
- How practical are your electric vehicles?
Think about it: Shopping and recreation, going out to rent a video, going to the local bank, and local deliveries usually are within your 15-20km distance radius. These trips can be made quicker, easier and greener by using an E-Cycle electric vehicle, as oppose to starting up a gas-guzzling motor vehicle just so you can go out to run a small errand for 10 minutes.
- What are the regulations to operate one of your electric vehicles?
For regulations on operating our electric bicycles or bike scooters, please go here for more information.
For regulations on operating our electric motorcycles, please go here for more information.
- How much does it cost to insure one of your EVT electric motorcycles?
It cost approximately $250 to $450 to insure one of our electric motorcycles in B.C. For other provinces/states, it is better to contact your local insurance broker for more information.
- Is it possible to get a faster travel time on an electric bicycle, bike scooter or motorcycle?
Of course! Because scooters/bicycles/motorcycles are much more smaller than a car, you will find it easier to get through tight spots in traffic, and almost never get stuck in traffic jams. Even though cars have a higher maximum speed, our electric bicycles, scooters and motorcycles are ideal for the urban commuter as you will not ever have to spend time searching and burn a hole in your wallet for a parking spot!
- What advantages do I get for riding on an electric bicycle or scooter like yours?
By riding an electric bicycle/scooter, you are helping the environment by reducing the emission of harmful pollutants to the air around you. Also, you will be saving yourself from paying a lot of commuting expenses. It does not cost you more than $0.10 per charge, and a charge can get you up to 40km!* As these are all-electric vehicles, all of its components are electronic components, therefore it requires next to no maintenance at all.
In addition, when you buy an electric bicycle or scooter from E-Cycle Electric Vehicles, you can be rest assured that we have a full-knowledgeable service support staff at our store to assist you with any problems or questions you may have. As we also have dealers across Canada, we always have an inventory our products' parts on hand if you require any repairs or servicing on your electric bicycle/scooter. If a part is not currently in stock, we will get it for you!
*based on flat terrain