How It Works
The electric moped is a modern and reliable personal vehicle
There are 2 types of this vehicle depending on power and size:
Mini-moped. A compact vehicle equipped with an electric motor of up to 1.5 kW. It is notable for its low weight, range is about 50-60 km, can carry a load of up to 145 kg. Thanks to the presence of a comfortable seat, the ride on such transport is comfortable enough.
Maxi-ped. More dimensional means of transportation, the motor power more than 1.5 kW, weight is impressive enough, stable thanks to the wide wheels. It is capable to overcome the distance up to 70 km. The cost of such models is higher.
The maximum speed the vehicle can reach is 80 km/hour. It depends on the design of the model, its weight and type of battery. Electric mopeds are also divided into the following categories:
Urban models. They have a small weight and dimensions, have good maneuverability. They have an average power as they do not have to overcome serious obstacles and long distances.
Tourist mopeds. They are bought for traveling, so the batteries have higher capacity, and the transport has an increased range.
Off-roaders. Such vehicles have a pronounced tread on the wheels, which ensures their good traction off-road.
Sports electric mopeds. They are lightweight, have excellent speed characteristics and excellent maneuverability.
Models for riding on country roads. The vehicles are equipped with large-diameter wheels so they can travel over difficult terrain.
Consumers can buy an electric moped with two or three wheels. The three-wheeled mopeds were initially produced for people with disabilities. But they have gained huge popularity among ordinary fans of such modes of transport. Therefore, manufacturers started expanding the range of vehicles on three wheels, offering users a completely different models - recreational and cargo-passenger. They won the love of consumers because of the stability, the presence of a strong suspension with shock absorbers, good braking system, large inflatable wheels.
The design and advantages of an electric moped
Every such vehicle is equipped with a battery, controller, whose main task is to control the gearbox and electric motor. The drive may be chain-driven, or it may be a motor mounted directly in the wheel.
It is a very popular vehicle all over the world. It is enjoyed by adults and teenagers. The reasons for its popularity are convenience and benefits, it is easy to use, easy to get around on, and it is small in size. People who have chosen the electric moped have appreciated it and highlighted the following advantages:
- quiet operation of the electric motor;
- smooth running;
- good maneuverability;
- minimum maintenance;
- easy operation;
- relatively cheap maintenance and inexpensive operation;
- availability of luggage space in many models;
In all countries, the infrastructure is becoming more and more sophisticated every year. It is now possible to charge vehicles not only at home but also at petrol stations.
Choosing and using the right electric moped
The market offers a wide range of electric mopeds, so it is quite difficult to choose the right model. Many people pay attention to the design first of all, but it is important to pay attention to other parameters as well:
- their own weight;
- the terrain;
- the climate of the region;
- the mobility of the vehicle, its dimensions;
- the planned duration of the journey on a single charge;
- type of seating;
- availability of a comfortable seat, luggage compartment, lighting system and other important features.
Only after a careful study of the characteristics, you can proceed to the choice of vehicle, taking into account your tastes and financial means. Before embarking on a journey on a purchased "iron horse", it is necessary to put on the proper equipment that meets the safety requirements. During the test drive and thereafter, you must be very focused and attentive. The vehicle should not be put to the test in bad weather, when it is raining or slushy. It is forbidden to overload the moped under any circumstances, as this may cause damage to important components.
Eco friendly transport - instead of fuel, it is usually powered by electricity.
These days, many people prefer eco-friendly modes of transport. This is by no means a tribute to fashion. The most important advantage is that there are no toxic exhaust fumes. The result is pollution of the environment. This is bad for animals, the ground and of course humans.
By using different types of electric mopeds, people reduce the negative impact of vehicles on the environment and make a step forward towards a 'greener' lifestyle. It also saves a lot of money.