What about Watts?

Some comments from our last post regarding torque has raised questions about watts; in particular what is a Watt and how does it relate to torque? Also if torque is so important why does everyone talk about power (watts or horse power) when talking of performance? Well let’s see………….. Power and torque are related and […]

Fully Charged meets Fully Charged

We’re regular viewers of Robert Llewellyn’s “Fully Charged” YouTube show, but the latest episode is particularly interesting because it looks at some electric bikes. Robert introduces Ben Jaconelli’s all electric bike shop and looks at the many bikes on offer. Of particular interest are the cargo range which are mostly Reise&Muller, but there’s also a […]

Efficiency and Electrics

Despite the bike being a very old innovation it is still one of the most efficient transport vehicles known to man. Even a simple steel bike with one gear can propel a person at about 4 times walking pace whilst using just half the energy, making it 8 times more efficient than walking. The only […]