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- ebike 101 -

What’s the point of riding an ebike -

an ebike has an electronic motor that can help “assist” a bicycle rider.  Some people are concerned they might not get the same health benefits with an ebike … as they would with a standard bicycle?  Ebikes don’t just ride by themselves … you still have to pedal & steer.  The key is don’t let the motor push you down the path.  Instead use to motor to stay in the saddle & extend your ride.  Ebikes use rechargeable batteries that can travel up to 20-30 mph, much faster than most people would cycle, getting you to your destination quicker and in better shape.  In a nutshell they offer low cost, energy efficient, and emission-free transportation which also has physical and health benefits.  Whether you’re young or old, new to riding … or have years in the saddle, there’s an e-bike for everyone willing to give it a try.  If you’re curious about the many benefits of riding an electric bike, get out and enjoy this increasingly popular mode of transportation.

Ebikes are effective regardless of what kind of shape you’re in -

because e-bikes are a little easier to ride, even people who aren’t in great shape can start riding them immediately.  The motors on e-bikes adjust to whatever fitness level you currently enjoy, meaning you can get great exercise.  Want to keep up with your grandkids for a day of riding?  An ebike can help you keep pace with those young whipper-snappers … or a buddy that tends to ride a bit faster than you.  Since exercising 20 to 30 minutes a day, three times a week can produce enormous health benefits, why not choose an e-bike to get your exercise?  You get that every time you ride an ebike!

They can improve your physical & mental health -

everyone knows that regular exercise is always beneficial, and because ebikes can still work up a sweat just like regular bikes can, you can definitely improve your physical health with one of these great bikes.  But did you know that your mental state can improve as well?  Since ebikes are a bit easier to ride, people tend to ride them for longer periods of time, giving them a sense of relaxation and even control.  Even depression and other mental challenges can be improved by spending time on an ebike.  You get to enjoy fresh air and some exercise, and endorphins are released that instantly improve your mood, making this a great way to ease feelings of sadness and tension.  It’s an all-natural way to accomplish all of this!

In conclusion -

an ebike offers a great way to enjoy fun & fitness.  Most are equipped with a “button of youth” aka, pedal assist mode.  If your 70 years old and start running out of energy … hit that button of youth.  You’ll feel 65 again.  Hit it again & your 60 again!  Do you see where this is going for you? The bottom line is, ebikes are NOT cheating.  Instead ebikes offer a unique opportunity to extend a persons ability to get out and have fun.  Whether it’s a solo stint … or social ride, it provides outdoor exercise full of fresh air & magnificent views!

Maybe it’s time for you to get onboard … and join in the fun?

eBikes 101: FAQ
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