The X-treme XB-562 Electric Bike is a great bike to commute with. The 500 watt motor is capable of carrying passengers at 18 miles per hour, for 18 miles distance. That is one hour of endless motor power. If the XB-562 runs out of batteries before you are home, you can pedal this bicycle to continue on. Electric bikes are great because they are considered regular bicycles, by law. You can ride an electric Bicycle anywhere that you can ride a traditional bicycle. Fun, fast, and affordability make the XB-562 the best "bang for your buck", when it comes to Electric bikes. Enjoy, the benefits of knowing that you are doing your part in reducing and improving global warming and positively effecting Climate Change too.