11. CLEANING AND STORAGE
• If you leave the battery pack at "full charge" or "empty", it will deteriorate quicker.
• Due to self-discharge, the battery slowly loses its charge during storage.
• The battery's capacity decreases over time but proper storage will maximize its service life.
• When using it again after a long storage period, be sure to charge the battery pack before using it. Also, if you are using it again after
storing it for 6 months or longer, have your bicycle inspected and maintained at a dealer.
The batteries are subject to the Dangerous Goods Legislation requirements. When being transported by third parties (e.g. via air trans-
port or forwarding agency), special requirements on packaging and labels must be observed. To prepare the item for shipping, consult
a hazardous materials expert. The customer can transport the batteries by road without further requirements. Do not transport
Tape or mask off open contacts and pack up the battery pack in such a manner that it cannot move around in the packaging. Be sure
to observe all local and national regulations. In case of questions concerning transport of the batteries, please refer to an authorized