If you type “e-bike accessories” into the search engine of your choice, you will find a huge number of products from different brands such as Thule, Shimano, Vaude or Abus. But which tool do you need for your e-bike and when can you do without it?
In principle, e-bike accessories can be divided into three categories:
Accessories that are part of the basic equipment because they ensure safety for example:
Whereas, for example, a bicycle lock is still good and secure enough for classic bikes, GPS tracking systems have long been part of the modern safety standard for high-quality pedelecs.
Accessories that are valuable in certain situations:
On longer tours, for example, you will benefit from suitable bags, a pump or a smart-phone holder.
Accessories or tools that you don’t need but that might increase the fun factor.
After all, there’s nothing wrong with a pair of massage pants if you have a bit of budget to spare.