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How to improve the battery life of your eBike

For any electric bike, battery is like a fuel tank and it needs to be refilled (recharged) again and again. So if you ride an electric bike from YObykes, you need to know how to maintain your bike and how you can improve its battery life in order to always enjoy the smooth ride.

Before you ride it for the first time, it is necessary to charge the battery for 6-8 hours using the supplied charger. Before you plug the charger into a wall power socket in order to charge the battery, first remove the protective cover from the charging socket and then plug in the charger into the charging socket. A complete charging generally requires around 6 to 8 hours.

An indicator light is provided on the charger body of the electric bikes offered by YObykes. When it’s being charged, it will turn red and when the battery is fully charged, it will turn green. Our electric bikes are powered by four 12V, 12Ah or 12V, 20Ah, 24Ah, 33Ah & 40Ah batteries wired in a series to provide 48 volts. And all batteries charge simultaneously.

Tips to improve battery life
* Charge your electric bike if it has not been used for 3-4 weeks or more
* Always charge the battery in dry and ventilated place to clear the gases emitted from the batteries
* Ensure that the power switch is OFF when you are charging your bike
* Battery should not be stored in discharged condition for any length of time
* Always use the charger provided by YObykes
* Don’t expose the battery to heat, fire or water
* Don’t try to dismantle the charger or the battery
* Don’t expose the battery to extremely high or low temperatures
* Stop charging if any burning smell or overheating is observed

If you keep in mind these tips, you can definitely improve the battery life of your electric bike.

5 Ways to keep up your battery scooter’s performance

Whether you have planned to buy an electric bike or you already own one, you would always want that your bike runs well, right? Well, we would also want that you have the best experience of riding it. That is why we, at YObykes, have come up with some tips that would help you increase the range of your electric bike and enhance its overall performance. Have a look, please!

1. Avoid overloading

Check the pay load capacity of your scooter. It is the carrying capacity of a vehicle which is normally measured in weight. It includes the riders and whatever you are carrying along with you on that scooter. This capacity changes from scooter to scooter. So first of all, check its pay load capacity and make sure that it doesn’t exceed the limit.

2. Don’t often change its speed

While you are riding your electric scooter, don’t suddenly change its speed. You should not suddenly pick up its speed to maximum when it has just been started. And vice versa, you should also avoid unnecessary and frequent braking unless it’s required in case of traffic jam.

3. Start your electric scooter gradually

YObykes come with a key start facility. You just have to turn the key and it will start but you need to take care that you don’t start it at full acceleration. A racing start may quickly drain its battery. So avoid fast acceleration while initiating it.

4. Maintain proper pressure in tires

This is essential! If you want your electric bike to run well, you have to make sure that its tires have proper pressure. If they are under-inflated, their rolling resistance will increase. As a result, their energy might be wasted and you wouldn’t want this, would you?

5. Save its energy

Whenever it is not in use, keep a practice of turning it off. Whenever you stop at traffic signals or road crossings or anywhere to attend a call, turn off your electric scooter. This would prevent draining its battery charge, save the energy and enhance its overall performance.

Above tips would not only just increase the range of your electric scooter but will also give you an uninterrupted and enjoyable ride.

And if you want to experience how enjoyable it is to ride a YObykes, book your first YO ride now! You may also visit your nearest YObykes store today!

YObykes – Ideal for your school-going child

Do you think that your child needs a vehicle for his/her everyday commute? But are you afraid of his/her safety? What to do? How about gifting him/her an electric scooter designed by YObykes?

Using bicycle is really time-consuming and not so convenient. Plus, so much of physical strain leads them to distraction in studies which is obviously not good for them. Another option is taking a public transport but that is again time-consuming and hiring a private cab might cost you so many bucks. You can even think of petrol two-wheelers but for the children between 13 to 18 years of age, driving petrol scooters is illegal and unsafe.

What now? Well, worry not! As said earlier, we have come up with a safe range of electric scooters that are specially featured for school-going children aged between 13 to 18 years. They are designed in a way to offer a safe speed of 25 Km/Hr. which is ideal for this age group. Apart from this, they are light in weight as they don’t consist of heavy components such as gear box, engine or fuel tank.

Our no-license-no-registration electric scooters

We have two such models you can choose from:
1.YO ELECTRON
2.YO XPLOR

Both these electric scooters are stylish and efficient. Being light in weight, both these models are easy to manage and ride. They come with powerful rechargeable batteries, telescopic suspension, multi-reflector head lamp and other simple yet smart controls.

Perks offered by these electric scooters

* No gears
* No driving license or registration required
* Driving them is legal
* Light weight
* Offer safe speed
* Come in stylish and trendy looks
* Key start and so, no kick
* Easy to park
* Zero tail pipe emission
* Ample storage space to keep gadgets and books

Your child’s safety must be the biggest concern for you as a parent. And these electric scooters address this concern by offering low speed thereby making them ideal for their daily commuting.

And if you still doubt your decision to buy your child a vehicle, please don’t! Because nothing can be as safe as an electric scooter for him/her!

To experience our electric scooters, visit your nearest YObykes store or book a test ride now!

Electric Scooters – 7 Myths Debunked!

Even if knowing the fact that gasoline scooters and cars cause air pollution on combustion, we don’t really opt for electric scooters that offer environment-friendly transportation. This might be because of some myths we really believe in. But this piece of content is going to bust your myths and perhaps change your perception towards electric bikes, scooters or cars. So have a read, please!

Myth 1: An electric bike is just like an ordinary moped or any conventional two-wheeler!

Clarification: It’s not at all like a conventional two-wheeler. It is totally different in all the manners. A conventional scooter runs by petrol, diesel or gas whereas an electric scooter is driven by an electric motor and rechargeable battery.

Myth 2: It makes too much noise!

Clarification: As electric bikes don’t have any complex mechanism such as an engine, a gear box, a controller, a clutch plate or a converter; they don’t produce noise. They go very smoothly and peacefully.

Myth 3: Electric scooters are heavy in weight!

Clarification: Due to the absence of heavy components such as engine, tank or gear box, these automobiles are very light in weight. They only consist of a battery and a motor as major parts that make them almost three times lighter than the conventional ones.

Myth 4: They are inconvenient to ride!

Clarification: Their light weight makes them convenient to drive. Moreover, they come with easy and user-friendly controls and so, are easier to manage.

Myth 5: They offer very less speed!

Clarification: Those were old days when the electric bike manufacturing companies used to manufacture less-speed automobiles. But today, the scenario is different. The companies have started to introduce the trendy and high-speed electrical bikes.

Myth 6: They’re pretty much expensive!

Clarification: Many of us think that electric scooters are too expensive and at their price, any popular petrol vehicle can be purchased. But that is not the fact. Plus, any normal fuel-driven automobile would cost you too much for its pricey fuels. On the contrary, electric scooters need a regular battery recharging whose cost is minor, when compared with the fuel expenses.

Myth 7: eBikes require heavy maintenance!

Clarification: Absolutely wrong! No complex mechanics! No oil changes! Hence, almost zero maintenance.

So what do you say? Has this post cleared your misconceptions?

So when do you want to test ride an electric scooter?

Save Big with YO EXL – India’s most technologically advanced ‘No Petrol’ vehicle!

Planning an adventure trip around the city or a visit to countryside? The awe-inspiring YO EXL, your reliable travel buddy, has it all covered for you. No need to spend money on petrol because this is a two-wheeler that requires no petrol, it is powered by an electric motor and a rechargeable battery.

Being India’s largest selling and most trusted e-scooter brand, we have come up with various no-petrol two-wheelers. YO EXL is one of them! Big on saving and style, this smart vehicle brings you power and speed.

Highly efficient e-scooter

Available in exciting colors – Red, Metallic Black and Metallic Grey, this eBike is a great choice for your everyday commute. It comes with a 48Ah VRLA deep discharge battery and a highly efficient motor that makes it run longer and faster. It delivers 1800W peak power and maximum speed of 55 Km/Hrs. With the maximum range of 60 Km/Full charge, it can carry a load up to 130 Kg. All it requires is a charging time of 6-8 hours and you are good to go!

Apart from being absolutely low-maintenance and easy to ride, this electric scooter also packs in amazing features which include:

Key Start:

No kick now! This eBike can be easily started anytime with just the key.

Gearless:

No much fuss in learning which gear does what! This gearless bike makes riding fun for you!

High-Performance Battery:

The powerful VRLA Deep Discharge 48V, 48Ah battery assures you a great journey. You don’t have to charge it often. Once you fully charge it, it can go up to 60 Km.

Dual Mode Riding:

It has an intelligent mechanism which allows you to use the stored energy for travelling a longer distance (Economy mode) or riding at a high speed.

Overload Indicator:

This smart and intelligent e-scooter features ‘Overload Indicator’ which protects electronic components like controllers against any damages due to overloading condition.

Extra Storage Space:

It has an extra storage space which can be locked so that you can keep and store your essentials while riding.

Power Sensors:

Power sensors fitted in its brakes and accelerator ensures the most efficient use of stored energy and allows supply only when the rider applies the accelerator.

Telescopic Suspension:

Its shock absorbers allow the front wheel to react to imperfections of the road to give you a safe and comfortable ride.

So are you ready to choose smart YO EXL to add agility to your driving? Then book a test drive now!