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
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
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving” – Albert Einstein Worrying, stressing, and feeling low can be exhausting. When you’re not feeling at your best or your mental health is struggling, even getting out of bed can be daunting. Your mental wellbeing and physical health are very closely linked so if one is suffering, it’s very common for the other to be impacted as well. Your mental and physical health can be interdependent; therefore, it’s important that you keep active to attain positive... 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.
The boom in cycling in the UK shows no sign of slowing down. Thanks to British cyclists winning famous road races such as the Tour de France and triumphs at the Olympics in recent years, thousands of people up and down the country have been taking to the roads on two wheels – maybe even investing in some Lycra along the way!