By Jordan Gross Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer the jeers and harrows of people calling you a cheater, or to take up power against a sea of hills, and by opposing…end them. Renting a Giant Road-E e-bike from Gears Leaside for this year’s Ride to Conquer Cancer felt like a big, dramatic … Continue reading To e Or Not To e …Bike?
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THIS WEEK IN E | Health, New Tech, eRentals and More…
Jan 7th, 2019 Go Figure, Riding an eBike is Good for You A fairly extensive study was conducted in the UK at the University of Bristol (Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences) where lead author Jessica Bourne and all other authors work. Broken out, the study on the health benefits of riding an eBIke … Continue reading THIS WEEK IN E | Health, New Tech, eRentals and More…
2019’s Exercise Machine | Year of the eBike
If you are not regularly moving your body in some form of exercise, and are not eating healthily, you probably don’t like the wide body of evidence that is building against this kind of lifestyle. This isn’t a judgmental piece. People are obviously free to choose exactly the kind of lifestyle they wish to lead, … Continue reading 2019’s Exercise Machine | Year of the eBike
Best Possible Investment for 2019? You might be surprised…
What follows may sound a little hyperbolic, but here goes. I don’t think you could make a better, more meaningful investment this year than an eBike... I was toying with the idea of starting with the headline; eBikes Can Save the World from Doom! But miraculously, my rarely-seen better sense got the upper hand … Continue reading Best Possible Investment for 2019? You might be surprised…
Best Commute Possible? Why an eBike might be the answer.
As many cyclists already know, in a city like Toronto, commuting by bicycle is faster than cars and motorcycles, and now using big data from smartphones it has been proven. Significant data gathered from the smartphones of delivery companies (i.e. Deliveroo) and couriers, shows that peddled two-wheel city travel is faster than motor-driven vehicles, and … Continue reading Best Commute Possible? Why an eBike might be the answer.
Kelly Rides | The Future of the eMtb Event Category
When asked to work the outside eBike test ride area at the fall bike show, I replied with an enthusiastic yes knowing there would be interesting conversations ahead about eBikes. Sure enough there were, and one of the most interesting ones was with a woman named Kelly. She owns an eBike along with a couple … Continue reading Kelly Rides | The Future of the eMtb Event Category
Baby it’s cold outside // Winter with Your eBike
Okay, let’s face it. The days are getting shorter and colder. Fall is officially here and winter is not far behind... If you ride an eBike, you may be wondering about whether your bike can handle the cold. Well, the short answer is yes. However, there as several things you should consider to help keep … Continue reading Baby it’s cold outside // Winter with Your eBike
THIS WEEK IN e… 10/08
eBike Group Ride World Record As with all breaking trends, new records are part of establishing the trend as more than just a short-term blip, and more of a major new development. Now, a world record has been set for the biggest eBike group ride, helping the new phenomenon to become more established in the … Continue reading THIS WEEK IN e… 10/08
eBikes for Fitness and Health
University of Basel researchers reported that eBikes are comparable to conventional bikes in promoting health and benefits. Specifically, less-well-trained and/or overweight people can enhance their lives by riding an eBike. For 10 years, Switzerland has been running a month-long ‘Bike to Work’ program inviting commuters to ride their bike or eBike, and this year nearly 65,000 cyclists … Continue reading eBikes for Fitness and Health
This Week in e…
Dockless Scooters Not only are eBikes in, now eScooters are also making the scene, and in a big way. In the search for the solution to the ‘last mile’ - efficiently getting from a drop-off point in a commute to final destination - electric powered Scooters are quickly finding their way. To indicate the … Continue reading This Week in e…