Blog: Escape Route

  • 9 Miles or 299 Reps? Ebike vs. Burpees: Calories Burned Comparison.

    You're not a cheater. But you need the answer to the question: Are electric bikes really good for exercise?

    To find the answer, let's compare ebikes to burpees: how much effort is required to burn 425 calories? If our math is correct, it's a 36-minute ebike ride. Or 299 Burpees. Want more examples, data, and actual science? Check out our ebike vs. burpees calorie burn comparison calculator…

  • Essential Ebike Accessories - An Ebike Owners Must Have Guide!

    After months of research you finally found that perfect ebike. Now comes the really hard part: which ebike accessories are you going to need to fully enjoy the ebike lifestyle when considering... Comfort. Style. Safety. Maintenance. Security. Storage. and Hauling?

    This is our list of essential ebike accessories every ebike owner must have. But you've probably already guessed which one is everyone's favorite...

  • Ebike Battery Range Calculator: Can My Ebike Really Go Farther Than A Tesla?

    We know which one goes faster, and looks much cooler. But, are the longest-range electric vehicles on the road today equipped with 4 wheels, or two? While Tesla may be better at squeezing range out of lithium-ion batteries in electric cars, are 400 miles really out of the question for your ebike? Find out how to calculate your battery range...
  • Bucket List 2021 - A Path to Reconnect: The Great American Rail-Trail

    What if I told you a grassroots organization of over 1 million strong has been developing a path to reconnect America and put 2020 behind us? Now that it is becoming a reality - and well over half-way complete, 2021 may be the perfect time to experience the Great American Rail-Trail - on an ebike!
  • How to Avoid the #1 Mistake New Ebike Owners Make.

    Everyone likes ice-cream. Thanks to the fine folks at Baskin-Robbins, deciding which flavor to choose is a simple matter of asking for another pink spoonful of goodness. Purchasing your first ebike, shouldn't be any different.

    If you've started doing your homework, you know there is a flood of ebikes on the market. Please stop. Slow down. Not all ebikes are created equal...

  • Why I Cheat: True Stories From the Road.

    That first time you're caught cheating can be a bit infuriating but at the same time, also exhilarating. These *actual cheaters share their stories of why they cheat, and how rewarding it can be.

    Julie -
    "Well, I finally got called a cheater by my neighbor. I asked him who I was cheating..."

  • Ebikes: 7 Reasons Why You Should Get Out and Ride!

    As kids, we would get on our bikes and ride - where we liked. Some people say: "Gone are those carefree days of bicycle riding when we used to be young, joyful and full of energy." 

    If 2020 wasn't reason enough to get back to those simpler days full of fun and smiles, here's seven more reasons to get out and ride an electric bicycle...