#20ReasonsToBike: Electric bikes make cycling around the city so much easier

August 21, 2018

With the growing popularity of electric-assist bikes, most people have heard of them by now.

Electric-assist bikes often referred to as e-bikes, have a pedal-assist motor that can be turned on while pedaling when you need that extra little help with longer distances, heavier loads, or hills.

 

In 2016, an estimated 35 million e-bikes were sold worldwide, with 300,000 units being sold locally in Canada. The availability of electric-assist bikes has been shown to further reduce single occupancy vehicle trips in cities – and this creates less traffic, less pollution, and happier people.

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