An e-bike, or electric bicycle, is a bicycle with a motor to give a boost when you need it.
The battery-powered motor provides electric pedal assistance, with different riding modes that can be set based on how much power you want to add to your ride. The higher the power setting, the shorter the range.
We are currently looking at installing lockers and battery charge stations, there will be a trial of these at Walton Hall. We will update our Yammer page with more information once confirmed.
Please visit Play by Decathlon for more information on electric bikes and a comparison between e-bikes and regular bikes.
“Cycling is better for your health than riding a pedal-assist electric bike, but e-bikes provide a better workout than walking” (According to a review from International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity)
For more information on the benefits of e-bikes and research studies, visit Forbes article.
Electric bikes are a zero-emission transport option, with every pedal, you’re being kinder to the planet.
Some environmental benefits are:
For more information, please visit Halfords article.