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
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…
Finally, the ride I’ve been waiting for and working for all summer, is mine. At the beginning of the season, I was teased into thinking it would come my way a little earlier than it did. Oh well, life doesn’t always pan out the way it’s planned out, and who can really complain when all … Continue reading My Sweet Ride & The Best Croissant, Ever!
Written by Nathaniel Snow (Gears Leaside Staff) Beasty Boy Does the Don First things first, this isn’t a mountain bike. It’s an electric pedal assist, climb-crushing, downhill-smashing mountain machine. I took the Specialized Levo FSR out for a couple hours in the Toronto Don Valley trails, and every trail felt like I’d never been there … Continue reading Test Ride: Specialized Levo FSR
Written by Derry Bunting (Gears Oakville Staff) Earlier this summer we had a customer, lets call her Mary, come by our Oakville location to find out what eBikes were all about. For years Mary, now in her late 50's, had been doing weekly Sunday Gravel Rides with a group of her girlfriends, usually on routes … Continue reading EBikes Can Give a New Lease on Life After Illness or Injury!
Written by Brigham DuBois-Hammond (Gears Canary Staff) Wow, this bike...! (I know that’s not a complete sentence, but it pretty well sums up how I feel). It would seem that not all eMTB Bikes are created equal. Although they are all truly awesome off-road rides in my view, the Bulls e-Stream Evo 2 FS is pretty much good … Continue reading Review: Bulls eStream EVO FS 2 Plus
While sitting in a cafe working on some blog posts, a woman approached me asking if I owned an e-bike. Yes, I replied, and she then asked if I liked it, to which she heard an enthusiastic, ‘I love it’! Her interest was further heightened when I mentioned that I sell them too. It seems her friend has … Continue reading Spreading the Word…