Volts - Watts and Amps are the gasoline of an electric bike. Ohms law comes to play here. If we were talking about water - Where Volts = pressure - and Amps = volume ... Watts are the measure of actual work done. Does this make any sense to you ??? A bike that claims to run of 48 volts ... means nothing. A bike that says it runs at 50 amps ... means nothing ... a Bike that says it sips watts ... means nothing.
Think in these terms ... a battery is rated in Amp hours. That a given battery rated at 1000 amp hours ... is capable of delivering 1000 amps of power for one hour before it is discharged. Conversely, it can deliver one amp for 1000 hours - or any calcuation in between. Watts is the actual measure of work. I suggest you bone up on Ohms law here ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohm's_law
. there are lots of other references. What does the electric motorcycle you are looking at claim is the watt consumption??? Can the battery supply the power you require for your riding activity? How long does it take to fill the "gas tank" with watts before you can do it again?
\I hope this answers your question ... if not ... please ask again.
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