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Uncover the Range: How Far Can an Electric Bike Go Without Pedaling?

Electric bikes (e-bikes) have revolutionized the way we navigate urban landscapes and have become a popular choice for eco-friendly transportation. A question often asked by prospective e-bike owners is, 'How far will an electric bike go without pedaling?' This concern is paramount for those looking to maximize the utility of their e-bike, especially when considering range and battery life.

The range of an electric bike without pedaling, known as the throttle-only range, is influenced by various factors such as the battery capacity (measured in watt-hours), motor efficiency, bike weight, rider weight, terrain, and even weather conditions. Most standard e-bikes equipped with a fully charged battery can travel between 20 to 50 miles on throttle mode alone, although some premium models with higher capacity batteries may extend beyond that.

Battery capacity is the most crucial element in determining an e-bike's range. A larger capacity battery stores more energy, and therefore, powers the bike for a longer distance. For example, an e-bike with a 500 watt-hour (Wh) battery could theoretically cover 20-25 miles without pedaling if the motor consumes around 20 Wh per mile, a typical average for many e-bikes on flat terrain.

The motor efficiency also plays a significant role. Motors that convert electricity to movement more effectively will support a longer range. Weight is another key factor—both the

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