Why ride an E-Bike/Scooter?

Electric bike [E-Bike] and electric scooter prove to be the best-selling vehicles for personal,
economic and environmental benefits, not only in Hawaii, but also in all other states.

Riding an E-Bike/E-Scooter is like riding a general bike but without much sweat.  In fact,
riding a pedal bike daily to work is not always pleasant in a very warm climate such as in
Hawaii. With an E-Bike, one has no longer worried about a long way or an uphill, while still
enjoys a nice sports activity and always be able to find a parking place. The E-bike/scooter
offers much more comforts than pedaling a traditional bicycle.

The economic benefits of E-Bikes/Scooters are obvious, in comparing with buying hybrid
cars or even noisy gas mopeds.  E-Bikes are considerably low cost. Except its low price,
one can easily save 75% of his/her gas spending after having an E-Bike. Just remember, E-
Bike / E-Scooter only need minimal maintenance. Thus, riding an E-Bike or E-Scooter can

turn your daily commute to a Money-Saving experience.
 

Let us do a simple calculation (based on $3.30/Gal in 2009), cars cost about $0.30-0.50
per mile in fuel in town. Giving that you drive 5000 miles per year, your gas spending is
about $1500 at least in a year.
Having an E-Bike or E-Scooter basically saves 75% of your
gas spending (~ $1,100 to $2,600) in the first year, enough to cover your investment.
For
some families having SUV, truck and other gas suckers, their saving will be much greater.

Particularly, if one only need short commute within 10-30 miles per day, just the saving on
parking would be well over $1000 per year. One of another big spending on your car is
maintenance. Now, your E-Bike or an E-Scooter can help cut that as well. So anyone
investing in his/her E-Bike & E-Scooter will find tremendous savings.

The environmental benefit is most important because E-Bikes/Scooters have no emissions
at all, regardless of reduced resource consumption (less material, fuel, and infrastructure).
Reducing CO2 emissions is most urgent because of global warming. The average car
emits one pound of CO2 for every mile driven. If one rides an E-Bike or E-Scooter daily,
your 75% saving in gas spending literally is your contribution to the reduction of green
house gas emission (that equals to 3750 pounds of CO2 per year). Think about, my
fellows, you are not only saving $$$ for yourself, but also saving the world - no joking - on
a daily basis.

Electric bikes/Scooters are easy to use; push and go. They save time in two ways: 1) For
errands up to 30-50 miles and on some congested commutes, E-Bikes/Scooters are
quicker than the car; 2) Their low cost means you work fewer hours supporting them.

The E-Bikes/Scooters are equipped with all safety devices for riding during daytime and
night. With an E-Bike/Scooter, riding around cars is safe.

Your health and fitness will improve. Believe or not, E-Biking/Cruise is sports, good for
your fitness and health. If having foot problems, the benefit will be more obvious. Because
of the motor in the bike/scooter, you will actually be riding that bike/scooter more often. In
fact, you will find more fun and enjoyment of your life daily! Traffic snarls aren't frustrating
and stressful to you, and you are no longer "beating the system".  

How Much We Spend to Live with A Car ?
To most of us, automobiles represent a fast way to get where we're going. But auto
expenses (including both ownership and operating cost) are costly. When all included, they
make the true costs of driving a car much higher than we realize. Your and my "True
Costs" worksheet below
________________________________________
Ownership Costs:
Insurance        
License & Registration   
Depreciation       
Finance Charge      
Subtotal        =

Operating Costs:
Gas & Oil : ($1500 - $3000)    
Tickets     
Toils & Parking: ($800-$2000)   
Maintenance tuneups, repairs, tires ($500-$3000)   
Other car wash, accessories, etc.  
Subtotal Operation   = over $2800 to $8000

+ Subtotal Ownership        
Total Costs        =                  (read more Cut Car Repair Costs!)                              

have convinced us how much we're spending on our car each year. Those are direct costs.
Indirectly, through many types of taxes, we also pay for the land, roads, "freeways”,
bridges, and tunnels. Through the government, we also pay cleaning, landscaping,
irrigation, signs, signals, reflectors, and police and emergency services. According to the
American Automobile Association, a new car costs over $6,000 a year to operate.

In summary, electric bikes/scooters, for errands and short commutes, offer an alternative to
the high costs of driving. Obviously, maintenance & energy costs are minimal. So every
mile you ride an e-bike/scooter, instead of driving, saves you money. Meanwhile, you are
contributing to protect our environment.
• Aloha E-Bikes is the first local E-Bike/scooter carrier in Honolulu, Hawaii. We love to take
care of our friends’ needs since the beginning.  Our mission is to help our community to adopt
environmentally friendly transportation and healthy lifestyles.

• Experienced Staff to answer all your questions, and provide quality Service
–  our mechanics with over 10 years of total experience for all of your technical questions!
--  technicians from our manufacturers also come to do technical service quarterly.

• All Aloha E-Bikes and Scooters are built to comply with Federal Moped Safety Standards
(FMSS). When shopping, you must remember, Not all other E-Bikes and Mopeds are built like
ours! Others may not be qualified to register in our State!

• We specialize in Electric Motor Bikes and Scooters.
Sorry, we do not carry Gasoline Mopeds
because of our strong belief for an environment-friendly business !!!

• Spare Parts are in store and also available by shipping.
• We also carry other electric and medical scooters in special orders.

Most importantly, we continue to promise working hard and insure that you will have many long
years of enjoyable and trouble-free riding with every e-bike you invest.

Warranty and Service:
We offer a 15-day total warranty for all E-Bikes/Scooters after purchase and
Six-to-twelve months Parts and Labor warranty (including motor, battery, and controller).
Repair service is available after warranty ends (see details on Products & Contact Us page).

All Aloha E-Bikes / Scooters are built to our specifications, and we hardly experience a product
not functioning properly out of the box. However, if (in the rare event) a product does not
function properly, we will make every effort to get you going, or replace the product at no
charge.

Shipping:   
We encourage customers buying from our local stores after a full test drive on Oahu.  

Customers from all other islands in Hawaii, please contact main office in Oahu to arrange
shipping; freight is around $30-$50 per bike based on the size.  Usually a flat rate fee ($25) will
be applied to all inter-island shipping.

Customers from US mainland, please write email to henry249@alohaebike.com. Your order will
be processed at our California Distribution Center in Los Angeles.

For part orders, normal delivery times usually takes 1-3 business days. If urgent, parts can be
sent out overnight.  When an item is being back ordered, we will notify you immediately. Local
customers can pickup your items at our shop in Honolulu any time.
Why Buy from Aloha E-Bikes?
Ride an E-Bike, Save the Earth !
and Save Money on Gas for Yourself as Well
Why ride E-Bikes/Scooters?
1) Minimal cost on Maintenance;

2) $5 electricity per month;

3) No oil, No gas, No noise, No
exaust - the Green Machine;

4) Very clean - Quiet - Smooth
-Cool;

5) Best way to school, shopping
or office within 30-50 miles;

6) Save big $$$ riding daily;

7) Good for the environment

8) A nice sports activity, and
good for your health.
Honolulu Location
University Square
2615 S. King St, #104B
Honolulu, HI 96826
(808-741-8766)
Who will be most benefited
when riding an E-Bike?
1) In town commuters

2) College and high school
students

3) Frequent shoppers in
neighborhood

4) Anyone with foot problems
and difficult to walk

5) Beach goers and recreation
riders

5) Anyone who want to reduce
green house gas emission

6) Anyone who wants to save
money,
cut gasoline spending
and forget parking fees

7) and so on - you name it
How to get here:
Univ Square is the ES Corner of S.
King and Univ Ave;

Near UH Manoa and the new
Longs Drug and DowntoEarth;

Bus #1, stop at Univ Square on S.
King St.

Bus #A and #6, stop at Univ Square,
Magoon/Pucks Ally
on Univ Ave.
Frequently Asked
Questions:

1) Time to charge it?

- About 1-2-3-4-5-6 hours

2) How fast can it go?

- from 20 to 35 mph

3) How far can it go?

- about 20-50 miles or 2-3 days
riding from one charge.

4) What is the cost for electricity?

- about 5 dollars per month,
believe or not.

5) No noise?

- very quiet, it does not bother
your neighbors- the t
rue Green
Vehicle!

6)  Parts and warranty ?

- We have stocks of easy
tear/wear parts; all e-bikes come
with 6-months (or longer) of
warranty.

7) Why it saves money?

- It does this in two ways: a) it
does not need much
maintenance and uses very little
electricity (<$5/month riding
daily). b) it saves you 75% money
on gas b/c you will not drive your
car or truck as frequent as before.

- Please do the calculation
yourself and figure out how much
money you can save for you or
your family in a year.
- Believe or not, this is an
investment, not another spending
Monday - Saturday
Open: 9am to 7pm

Sunday: Summer 2-5pm
ALoha E-Bikes

Living Green and Save
Electric Bikes/Scooters are Highly Energy Efficient: <1c/mile,
No oil, No gas, No noise, 0 emission, and Having lots of Fun!
Eco-friendly

Socially Responsible

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in Waikiki and Honolulu
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to schedule

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