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Would an E-Bike Be Right for Me?

For some people, an electric bicycle might be just what they need to get up and get active. For example, people with limited mobility could use E-bikes as a method of light exercise or just to get out and feel the wind in their hair. Depending on your lifestyle, an E-bike could be a useful tool to complement or even replace your traditional methods of transportation. Pros of E-bikes: While they may cost more than the standard bicycle, they are way cheaper (and better for the environment) than a gas-powered car. Hate traffic? Take a bike lane instead. E-bikes are an efficient way around congestion. They are as easy to park as a normal bike and fit comfortably in bike racks. No more driving for 30 minutes trying to find parking! They complement other forms of transit, like buses, that carry bicycles They encourage exercise and get you outdoors You…
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The Rise of E-Bikes on California Roads

The electronic bike is getting very popular in the San Diego bicycle community – so popular, that some suggest that e-bikes may be the next big step in reducing traffic and protecting the environment. E-bikes are battery-powered motorized bicycles. Perhaps you’ve seen a Chinese food delivery person zip by on one, or maybe your coworker uses one to commute to work. Or maybe you’ve seen someone on a bike tackle an uphill climb without missing a beat – e-bikes make things like that effortless. A growing number of planners and biking advocates believe that opening up bike lanes and roads to e-bikes would be a boon to society. However, rules and regulations are drastically different regarding e-bikes in different states and even in different cities. In California, legislation was passed in 2015 that led to regulation of e-bikes as bicycles, instead of mopeds as they were before, making the e-bike…
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