FAQ
How electric bikes work

As per current Road and Transportation regulations electric bikes/bicycle are able to provide assistance up to 25kmph.

Your electric bike/bicycle will not provide further assistance beyond 25kmph although it is easily possible to reach speeds of higher than this simply by putting in more energy yourself. If you would like to read more about speed restrictions just head to  Electric Bike/Bicycle Laws page.

As per current Road and Transportation regulations electric bikes/bicycle are able to provide assistance up to 25kmph.

Your electric bike/bicycle will not provide further assistance beyond 25kmph although it is easily possible to reach speeds of higher than this simply by putting in more energy yourself. If you would like to read more about speed restrictions just head to  Electric Bike/Bicycle Laws page.

Yes! Our electric bicycle/bike are just like regular bicycles but with a little bit of effortless assistance so you’ll need to pedal at all times to keep the cycle moving. The bicycles’s motor will then add power as you pedal to assist you at a level of your choice to provide a natural riding experience.

Electric Bicycle aren’t like a motorbike so won’t run away with you, you’ll feel in total control with the easy to use assistance adjustments.

Yes! you can. This type electric bicycle which don’t require you to pedal and feature a full speed throttle are commonly known as ‘twist-and-go’ electric bikes. These bikes are able to reach their full speed of 25kmph with a simple twist of the throttle.

This as a question that we get asked quite a lot! Yes you can convert any non-electric bicycle into an electric bike.

All of our electric bikes/bicycle have specific adjustments made to accommodate the weight of the electric components and battery.

What are Benefits of it

Electric bikes/bicycle are for everyone and anyone! But, as far as safety concern we advise electric bikes/bicycle should not be driven by 12 years or less than 12 years children.

Electric bikes are for anyone who wants to enjoy cycling but might be put off by particularly hilly terrain, a long commute or carrying a heavier load.

Electric Bicycle is marvelous innovation in bicycle family. It runs of electric energy and reduces human efforts.

It run on three modes -Normal, Pedal Assist mode, and Ride mode.

  • Normal mode is like a normal bicycle without turning on the battery.
  • Pedal Assist mode is where the battery activates once we Pedal and reduces our Pedaling effort up to 80%.
  • Ride mode is where it accelerate like motorcycles

35-55 KMs in pedal assist mode and 25-40 KMs in throttle mode at a constant speed under appropriate conditions.

Your electric bike could save you money on your commute but it all depends on the distance you usually travel, whether you travel by car or public transport and which of our electric bikes you choose.

Yeah, there are several options to challenge yourself physically if you want to.

  1. You can use your electric bike/bicycle without any support or in normal mode and still feel your legs burn.
  2. You can do several laps on the same ride.
  3. You can ride farther and longer with an E-bike.
What technical specialty it have

This powerful hub motor has a nominal output of 250W.

It has a most advanced Lithium Ion battery  technology operating at 36 Volts.

Timing depends on several factors like C-rate, Ah capacity, Charger and battery technology. But typically it is in between 2.5 to 4 hrs.

As per the motor vehicle rules and regulations, top speed 25 kmph for a low speed electric two-wheeler.

It depends on the power capacity of battery. Generally, a 36V 7Ah Li-ion battery consumes 250 Wh or 1/4 th of a unit of electricity. ( 1 unit = 1000Wh )
How much care it need

To clean your electric bike/bicycle, simply hose it down using a low water pressure and wipe clean Or you can use water-less cleaning foam to avoid water wastage.

Try to avoid pouring water directly over any electrical components; although these are water resistant it’s always best to be careful!

Yes of course you can use your electric bicycle in the rain. The battery, motor and display screen are all waterproof and will be able to withstand the heaviest downpours.

 

The electronic components of all of our bikes are sealed units to prevent the motor, battery, and other head unit from becoming damaged by water.

However the units on your electric bike are not 100% waterproof so we would advise strongly against fully submerging your bicycle in water or using a jet washer to clean your bicycle.

Your electric bike/bicycle functions in the same way as an ordinary bicycle and just has the option to add extra power assistance using the motor. So if you run out of battery you can pedal it like normal geared cycle.

All of our electric bikes can be ridden without the electric assistance turned on if you wish. A simple on/off switch is located on either the display screen or the controls which will allow you to turn the electric assistance on and off as you wish.
What should I know about Battery

You don’t need to wait until the battery is fully depleted or top it up after every time you use it.You can charge your electric bike battery at any point.

But we advised you do not put battery depleted for long time; it can hamper it’s life cycle.

Yes, you’ll need to unlock your battery from socket and then it can be easily charged using your mains plug socket.
It will take between three and four hours to fully charge your electric bike battery dependent on the system that you select. However your battery will be charged to 50% capacity in approximately an hour and a half.

How long it takes to charge your bike will depend on the type of battery it has. Alentar Electric bikes either come with a 260wh, to 400wh battery.

It takes between 3.5 and 4.5 hours to charge an electric bike battery which equates to around 3 to 5 Rs worth of electricity, depending on your electricity tariff.

What rules and regulation should I know

In India you do not need a license, registration, tax or insurance to ride an electric bike/bicycle (which operates under 250W motor ) on public roads or paths and trails.

To know more about rules and regulation, click here.

There is not any rule or restriction on age right know as per our research. But will advised you must be at least 14 years old to ride an electric bike.

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