For anyone looking to swap their old bike out for a newer model or just looking to get into cycling, you may be wondering whether to go for a manual bike or electric. While manual bikes offer an excellent raw cycling experience, electric bikes offer you the freedom to explore and do more with your bike thanks to their electric assistive motors. To help you make your decision, below is a list of reasons why you may want to choose an electric bike over a standard one. – – You... Read More
Cycling is a sport loved amongst many and, in recent years, it’s become a favourite way to travel for those who would have otherwise used a car for their commute to work or the shops. The reason for this, we think, is electric bikes. Yes, they have been around for many years, but it’s their recent upgraded technology that has made them become as sought after as they are! Here are 5 reasons why you should love e-bikes and think about swapping your car journeys for an electrically assisted bike... Read More
One unexpected but brilliant side effect of lockdown is that people have been digging their bicycles out of the shed and hitting the roads. If you’re one of the thousands of people that took up their new two-wheeled hobby, you may be wondering what happens now that summer is coming to an end. The colder months are approaching which mean thicker coats, jumpers, and long trousers, but it doesn’t mean that you also need to stop cycling. Although it will get colder and there will be rain and snow, you... Read More
Choosing to cycle to work has a variety of benefits to the individual, the community, and the planet. If you choose to swap your car for a bicycle, you’re sure to see a positive impact, whether it’s in your wallet or on the scales. If you’re not sure whether to ditch driving and join the cycling commuters, take a read through our benefits of cycling to work and you may feel yourself swayed towards saddling up for your daily commute. – – Physical Health If you’ve been hoping to get... Read More
Dreading the thought of getting on your bike throughout the winter months? Us too – but just because it’s cold and miserable it shouldn’t cause us to abandon our love for cycling. To counteract this trepidation, we’ve come up with 7 tips to gear ourselves up and get out on our bikes, ready to take on the cold weather and brave cycling in winter. Start Off Warm and Energised Give yourself an advantage by getting on your bike already warm and energised. Your extremities can get cold very quickly when... Read More
There’s nothing quite like feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your back as you power down the roads, your surroundings turning into a blur. Summer has finally arrived and we are really excited to get out on our bikes and make the most of this amazing weather. High temperatures and bright sunshine, however, can bring about a myriad of issues for cyclists, which is why we’ve put together these handy tips for cycling in hot weather. By following these simple pointers there’s no reason why you... Read More
Times are changing in the world of commuting. As pollution increases and getting to work becomes more frustrating and expensive, the need for a cheaper, cleaner, and more sustainable travel solution gets more important every day – and a strong contender for this is the electric bike.
eBikes Explained Electric bikes – also known as ebikes – have an electric motor and battery which assist the rider as they pedal. Other than this they are, in many ways, exactly the same as a normal bike. Having motor assistance gives those would struggle to use a push bike – for example, those recovering from injury, suffering with joint problems or asthma – the opportunity to get back out on the road.
A recent study that looked at 150,000 British adults between the ages of 40 and 69, and compared the health between cyclists with motorists, suggests that swapping your car for a cycle during your daily commute to work can bring considerable health benefits.
Electric bikes could be the key to getting more people to bike commute.