with ebikes does more torque mean you waste less energy reaching the desired speed?

because the motor draws the max current until it reaches the desired speed?

5 Answers

  • D50
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    You'll reach top speed faster, but you'll waste as much energy as ever. My suggestion is to use your own energy and stay fit by riding a real bike, not an electrified one.

  • David
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    You don’t get that torque for free. 

    It comes from the motor pulling more amps, making more power. Power x time = energy. 

    Spending more power to shorten time doesn’t change the energy usage.

  • 1 month ago

    Your e-bike does 65 mph.  You don't.  When you start adding electric assist motors and/or internal combustion engines it ceases to be a 'bicycle'.  "A vehicle consisting of a light frame mounted on two typically wire-spoked wheels one behind the other and usually having a seat, handlebars for steering, brakes, and two pedals by which it is driven."  https://www.thefreedictionary.com/bicycle

    Bicycles are solely powered by human energy.  Yours is not.  Therefore, disqualifies this as being a 'cycling' question.  

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  • @?, my ebike does 65mph

    @Raleigh, it's a tax free, license free 65mph vehicle and costs 13 cents to go 50 miles

    I'm also a mountain biker I bike 40 mile rides after a lot of coffee.

    Where do you find these meme's did you download a pack lol.

    @D20 I think a 35 N.m. torque motor spends max current for around 17 seconds to go from 0-55mph and uses max current to reach that speed before lowering and a 230 N.m. motor takes 5 seconds. So I'd say you're saving dramatically especially if you ride in the city stopping and starting a lot.

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  • 1 month ago

    E-bikes are for wimps.  Sigh...roll eyes. 🙄   

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