How to Protect Battery in Winters, Here are Some Tips Before you Store Your Bike’s Battery
Who doesn’t loves winter vibes? Cold winds and decreasing temperatures are signs welcoming winters. This is the season loved by people, some people love to take a walk or driving car. However, for bikers, they leave their bikes and bike battery, unless the temperature returns from Cold to little warm. Leaving your bike idle for some time isn’t a problem, you may get the bike after a week and get back on to cranking engine. The real hassle begins when you leave the bike for an extended period of time. You might have a question or two and we have some simple explanations for you.
What Happens to an Unused Battery?
When you leave Bike’s Battery, it begins to lose voltages. It is the intrinsic characteristic of the material that an undesirable chemical reaction occurs. If you’re using a lithium ion battery for your bike, we suggest you to keep the battery charged at 40%. The process of self-decay isn’t stoppable, but for a couple of months you can make the battery sustainable and put it back to work.
Should I Simply Take off the Bike Battery?
You can simply disconnect your bike’s battery and store it in a cool and dry place. However, it is recommended to have a thorough inspection to check battery terminal and cables. Inspecting the battery will help you to determine battery condition and you can take appropriate action. Apply grease to prevent terminals from rust and check ensure to not have any lose connection.