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What's the difference between a hub motor and a mid-motor on an e-bike?

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Alex Bowden

Alex has been editor of ebiketips since 2021. He previously contributed news, reviews and more to and has also had a parallel (largely lapsed) career writing about cricket for various publications.


4 months 2 weeks ago

Don't underestimate the difference in running costs.  Mid drive shreads stuff at an amazing rate of knotts.  So if you're commuting, think about rear motors, which will save a small fortune!