Bikonit Basics: How to Charge Your Bikonit E-bike

February 25, 2022

One of your electric bike's most expensive and crucial components is the electric rechargeable battery. Taking care of your battery is crucial if you want to enjoy an electric bike.

Here are two ways you can charge your Bikonit e-bike:

Method 1

Charge the entire bike. First, plug in the battery, and then plug in the power supply;

The red light of the charger indicates that it is charging

The green light indicates that it is full of power.

After fully charged, unplug the plug and fasten the buckle

Method 2

Charge the batteries separately. First, remove the batteries from the bike.

Plug the battery to charge in turns.

After the battery is fully charged, unplug the plug and fasten the buckle.

Judging battery power by the indicator light. The red indicator means no power; the green indicator shows the batteries are about to drain, and the blue indicator is fully charged.

Charging an E-bike is simple, but you can do a few things to increase battery life. These tips will optimize the performance and lifespan of your Bikonit battery.

 

Tip No. 1: Charge a New Electric Bike Battery for 12 Hours

When you first get a new electric bike, take the time to charge its battery completely for up to 12 hours. This long initial charge ensures that the current flows through all the cells and helps condition the battery right out of the box.

Tip No. 2: Charge Your E-bike Battery Regularly

The lithium chemistry batteries should last longer with regular use and, therefore, frequent charging.

For the most part, you don’t need to let your electric bike battery discharge completely. Instead, try to charge the battery between 30 percent and 60 percent of the remaining capacity.

Some battery experts do, however, suggest an occasional full discharge, perhaps, once every 30 to 40 charges. But otherwise, use the 30-to-60 percent guideline.

To charge your electric bike battery regularly, you need to use it regularly, so let this be another encouragement to get out and ride.

Tip No. 3: Avoid Temperature Extremes

An electric bike battery feels the same way about the weather as most electric bike riders do. Moderate temperatures are better.

To prolong an electric bike battery, avoid temperature extremes both in usage and when charging the battery.

During a charging cycle, the battery should be in an environment that is warmer than freezing and not hotter than 110 degrees Fahrenheit at the extremes. But why go to extremes? It would be better if the temperature were between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit during charging.

Tip No. 4: Don’t Overcharge an Electric Bike Battery

Don’t just leave your electric bike battery on the charger for long periods — think several days or more. You can create a situation wherein the battery will discharge, leaving it at perhaps 95 percent capacity. The charger then goes to work, topping off the battery. These minor discharges and topping off-cycle continues creating a series of poor charging cycles.

Instead, use a timer on your mobile device to remind you to take the battery off of the charger.

Tip No. 5: Don’t Store an Empty Battery

Sometimes you may need to store your electric bike battery. Perhaps, you’re about to take a trip. Maybe it is too cold outside to ride. Regardless, don’t store the battery empty relatively; look for it to have about 40-to-70 percent of its total capacity.