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Affiliate Disclosure

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, Youtube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the blogger is making money by sharing a link or product.

In compliance with the FTC guidelines, please assume the following about links and posts on this site: Any/all of the links ebikechoices.com are affiliate links of which I receive a small compensation from sales of certain items.

What are affiliate links?

Purchases are made on external affiliate company websites: When a reader clicks on an affiliate link located on ebikechoices.com to purchase an item, the reader buys the item from the seller directly (not from ebikechoices.com). Amazon and/or other companies pay ebikechoices.com a small commission or other compensation for promoting their website or products through their affiliate program.

Prices are exactly the same for you if your purchase is through an affiliate link or a non-affiliate link. You will not pay more by clicking through to the link.

I use three main types of affiliate programs:

1. Amazon affiliate links.

ebikechoices.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com. Amazon offers a small commission on products sold through their affiliate links.

If a blogger links to an Amazon product (with a special code for affiliates embedded in the link), and a reader places an item in their “shopping cart” through that link within 24 hours of clicking the link, the blogger gets a small percentage of the sale. Amazon links are not “pay per click.” If you click on the product link and stay around Amazon and purchase something else, however, I will get commission on that sale.

Anytime you see a link that looks like astore.com/… or amazon.com… it can be assumed that it is an Amazon affiliate link.

2. Aliexpress affiliate links.

ebikechoices.com also participates in the Aliexpress affiliate program and receives a small commission for referring sales to this site.

3. Product affiliate links.

These affiliate links work the same way: if you click the link and buy the product, then the blogger gets a percentage of the sale or some other type of compensation. Things like e-book bundles, e-courses, and online packages are usually affiliate links, as well. Again, prices are not different if you use these affiliate links. You will not pay more by clicking through to the link. These links are not “pay per click”, unless otherwise denoted.

What about sponsored content?

I do not write sponsored posts. I want to bring you real, unbiased information. However, if a post is sponsored by a company and it is a paid sponsorship, I will disclose this clearly in the beginning of the post.

Thank you for reading

Tony

ebikechoices.com

8 thoughts on “Affiliate Disclosure

  • May 18, 2019 at 3:34 am
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    WHY is it so hard to find these bikes? Everyone is sold out. Do you sell them? The Cyclamatic GTE PRO?

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    • May 18, 2019 at 9:22 am
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      Hi,

      I have just checked Amazon UK and the bike is still available there. The link is here. I can’t find it on any other Amazon site, it seems to be sold by and distributed by a UK company.

      Regards,
      Tony

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  • June 18, 2019 at 8:53 pm
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    I would like to ask your advise regarding theinstallation of a new sensor.I compiled an email containing some photos. I would send it to your mail address if youprovide your address to me.

    Agnes Furedi(Hungary)

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  • October 4, 2019 at 1:07 pm
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    Hi, I want to make an e-bike from my tandem (Sparta Double X). What (parts) do you recommend. My tandem has rollerbrakes.

    Regards,
    Geert

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    • October 5, 2019 at 6:13 pm
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      Hi Geert,

      I have checked the specification on your tandem and the only option, I can see would be to fit a front hub motor and fit a disc brake system for the front wheel. Your bike has a Nexus 8 geared hub, so a rear motor would be out of the question. A mid-drive unit would not fit, as your front crank is on the left hand side.

      The only other option I can think of would be a friction drive system, like this one here. The best place to mount a battery would be on the rear rack, or possibly on the front downtube (if there are bottle holder holes).

      If you need any more information, please let me know.

      Regards,
      Tony

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  • October 6, 2019 at 8:22 pm
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    Hi Tony
    My wife & I have ice adventures each & are thinking of having electric assist motors fitted. Can you help with this ? What sort of costs are involved for you to supply & fit ?
    Does more voltage & wattage give longer distance or more speed ? I realise there is a limit in the UK .
    Many thanks
    Colin

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    • October 7, 2019 at 8:45 am
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      Hi Colin,

      If you can send me your phone number via email at: cycletek@outlook.com, I will give you a call to discuss options and pricing.

      Regards,
      Tony

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