This morning I became convinced that e-bikes may keep fair-weather bike commuters on their bikes–and out of their cars–when conditions are less than ideal.
I am glad that these shops are out there spreading the word about bikes as a viable form of transportation–especially in the US. We seem to be behind the curve when it comes to bikes being accepted as a way to get around.
…so I came up with this brilliant plan: She’d stand on one pedal, and I’d stand on the other. We’d motor to our destination.
The New Wheel is a “mobile bike shop” in San Francisco doing demos across the city at farmers markets and offering personal test rides to potential customers.
This morning, as I was getting ready to head in to work, I remembered that I still had this borrowed e-bike. At that moment, I felt a little bit of dread melt away.
Cycle 9 in Carrboro North Carolina carries both traditional commuter bike and e-bikes. Cycle 9 also specializes in cargo bikes and electric assisted cargo bikes.