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Why eBikes are the future of transport

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July 21, 2021

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Technological development of consumer electronics has been a real boon for almost all the gadgets we use in day to day life. Take home fitness equipment, for example. Never before has it been so easy to work out at home, to perfectly track your stats in doing so, and to begin as a complete novice.

This is why many new developments, such as hybrid cars, are becoming all the rage thanks to their accessibility, additional features, and positive environmental effects. Yet while hybrid cars are exciting for the reasons listed, eBikes are perhaps even more interesting in terms of the utility and shifting norms they provide the user.

It’s not an exaggeration to say that eBikes are absolutely the future of transport, and in more ways than one. As cities seek to reduce their pollution, expand natural spaces and ensure a competent cycle network, eBikes will become the de facto standard transport option for many cities, and in some European cities trialing these systems (like Amsterdam and Copenhagen), this is taking place right now.

We’ve made a big claim here, however. How on earth can we back it up? Well, let’s consider a few benefits that eBikes have over conventional forms of transportation:

Ease Of Riding

People often forget just how convenient and easy it is to ride a bike. Many people assume that riding a bicycle is bulky and inconvenient, but with bike racks almost everywhere in urban areas, the lack of having to deal with traffic thanks to specialized bike lanes, and the means by which to effectively telegraph your presence via high-vis jackets and lights can help you stay safe through and through, while also enjoying a comfortable ride. eBikes can aid in your cycling, meaning that you need not feel overly taxed even in steep environments.

Cost-Effective

With no need for road tax payment, insurance, a regular MOT or even worrying about irreplaceable damage should you encounter a problem, it’s not hard to see how cost-effective riding an eBike is. Not only is this cost-effective, but regular use of a stellar eBike can save you from spending unduly on regular fees, repair charges, and legal disputes.

Health-Boosting

Riding any form of bicycle is a healthy endeavor. It gets the blood pumping while also serving as a comfortable and low-impact exercise that has little to no effect on your joints. Thanks to this, riding an eBike into work each day can serve as a great way of waking up for the morning, coming into the office fresh-faced and rosy, or feeling warmed up before your morning gym workout. Over time, the benefits of cycling compared to sitting down in a car are near endless.

Environmentally-Conscious

It’s hard to get more environmentally conscious than riding a bicycle. eBikes do run on electricity, sure, but their ability to retain long-term charge via Li-Ion battery installation means the run off environmental effect is more than negligible. This way, you avoid  putting carcinogens in the air, avoid polluting, avoid consuming gas or diesel, and have almost no effect on the condition of the city around you.

With this insight, we hope you can consider why eBikes are the future, and where to find them.

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