The place to ask China-related questions!
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou Shenzhen Chengdu Xi'an Hangzhou Qingdao Dalian Suzhou Nanjing More Cities>>


Welcome to eChinacities Answers! Please or register if you wish to join conversations or ask questions relating to life in China. For help, click here.

By continuing you agree to eChinacities's Privacy Policy .

Sign up with Google Sign up with Facebook
Sign up with Email Already have an account? .
Posts: 1


You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!

Q: What is the best ebike brand?


I am interested in busying e-bike in Zhengzhou.

There are many brands available, which is the best brand?

If i buy used one, what are the things i need to consider?





9 years 26 weeks ago in  Transport & Travel - Zhengzhou

Answers (1)
Comments (0)
Posts: 3044


You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!

There are many different Chinese ebikes in China, plus on top a few foreign too.  Many prefer Japanese ones, I really do not know if they are that good or reliable.

E-bikes comes mainly with two types of electric motors.  One is 48 volts, the other is 60 volts.  Also come prepared for one or two passengers.  Depending on your weight and size, I do strongly suggest you buy one with 60 volts engine, plus make sure you also get with it a good heavy duty battery, they are rated in Amperes-hour, the higher the number the better.  Mine gives me about 100 Kms range in daytime, or 80 of nighttime driving (because of lights).  make sure your bike has a foot pedal brake, hand operated brakes are not that reliable for their stopping power.  My bike takes 6 to 8 hours to fully charge from a discharged condition.

In purchasing a bike in China, insure you also get a good hard hat, with a full visor to protect you from wind and rain.  A wheel lock is a must, buy one of the expensive ones (about 80 yuan) that can not be cut thru, it is safer.

And please, do drive slow and in a defensive mood until you master and become proficient in driving one here in China, there are some crazy dudes out there.  Cars. buses and trucks are bigger than you, so they will not respect you even with right of way (what is that in China), so yield to them always.  And if driving on a street gets too risky, just get on a sidewalk where you will be bigger than pedestrians.

It is hard to get a discount on ebikes, but not impossible.  It took me almost three weeks until I found one that satisfied my needs.  Don't ask me the brand name, it is in Chinese characters.

Report Abuse
9 years 25 weeks ago
Know the answer ?
Please or register to post answer.

Report Abuse

Security Code: * Enter the text diplayed in the box below
Enter the characters shown in the image.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <img> <br> <p> <u>
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Textual smileys will be replaced with graphical ones.

More information about formatting options

Forward Question

Answer of the DayMORE >>
A: If you earned a Master's Degree in English Literature or a related sub
A:If you earned a Master's Degree in English Literature or a related subject, you can teach English legally in China even if you don't hold a passport from the usually accepted list of countries. The visa requirements clearly specifies this “loophole”.Nonetheless, I think this requirement is only for teaching English. If you are a licensed teacher of another discipline, such as Math or Physics, you don't need to be a native speaker, although most schools would rather hire a teacher from a country where English is the native language.Right now China’s borders are closed (does anyone have new information?), at least that’s what everyone is saying. China is probably only going to reopen the borders again once most of the population is vaccinated, and that might take a while. -- samvelasco87