Your e-bike is a wonderful, enabling tool meant for everyday use. There's no need to fear using your battery. You may have even purchased your bike specifically because of its range, so ride it and don’t sweat it. A quality lithium ion battery will prove reliable even if you regularly push its limits. That said, there are things that can extend or reduce your battery’s life over hundreds of charge cycles, so we did the research and distilled it down to a few key habits and situations to avoid in order to help you get the most out of your e-bike.