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?
With some simple upgrades to your bike, it will be more than ready to handle the cold slushy months. The first item is tires - swap to a pair of snow or winter specific tires that will give you the grip and confidence you want on the snowy roads.Read 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…
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
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…
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.
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
Thanks to CJ Lou, the One Sport Ninja, for this blog post. And while this particular post may not be about eBikes..., it is about commuting by bicycle in the urban environment. Something that all cyclists can appreciate and share their experiences about. I remember my first bike--a black cruiser bicycle with a comfortable saddle … Continue reading Guest Blog: How I Reduced My City Commute By 20 Minutes: A Commuter’s Biking Guide.
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
Seems that everyone is jumping into the eBike market these days as we can see from some recent announcement by Tesla, General Motors and Maserati. Tesla Electric Bikes? We know that Elon Musk is always working on something. From electric cars to rockets, and solar energy systems to underground roadways... he's got a lot … Continue reading Car Companies developing eBikes