E-bikes are like coffee or a doughnut: you see someone with one and you want one. It’s easy to get excited, jump online and do a quick bit of research, then order the first Chinese e-bike under $1000. But when it arrives a month later it falls apart a month after that. You don’t want this to happen! Take your time, do your due diligence and make sure you’re getting the best e-bike for you. Here are the most important factors when buying an electric bike.