Everything Electric bicycles

Electric bicycles are more popular than ever, but a lot of people still have questions about what they are, how they’re classified and where you can ride them. We’ve got all the information you need to help understand everything there is to know about e-bikes and enjoying your next electric bicycle adventure.

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TAKING THE SCENIC ROUTE: LONG-DISTANCE E-BIKE ADVENTURES

Pedaling along city paths or winding country roads, bicycle tourists are rewarded with unique vantage points and stunning views — it’s a travel experience unlike any other. And, as networks of bike trails continue to expand and connect, more journeys destinations than ever are safely accessible by bike. But taking advantage of these extensive networks by traditional pedal bike isn’t feasible for all riders; fortunately, electric bikes make long-distance tours accessible to a broader audience.

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FOUR REASONS FOR BUSINESSES TO EMBRACE E-BIKES

When it comes to personal transportation, e-bikes are a big part of the buzz around mobility. The rise in e-bike sales suggests they are here to stay. But just as individuals can reap the rewards, there’s also a business case to be made for supplementing motor pools with e-bikes.

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bike at the ranch

In 1998, Steve and Pam Williams established the Glas Deffryn Ranch. Located 17 miles south of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the 200-acre ranch is home to purebred Scottish Highland Cattle that the couple raise for beef and breeding. Steve and Pam have lots of transportation options on the ranch including a flatbed truck, ATVs and tractors. But none of those vehicles allowed Steve to navigate narrow trails and paths to the far corners of the property. He was forced to do that on foot, often requiring several trips back and forth when he needed heavy supplies. That all changed in 2015 when he tested an electric bike during a demo.

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busting 10 myths about e-bikes

In some circles, electric bicycles have an undeserved bad reputation. Like just about anything new, they require an open mind and a positive attitude. As their popularity skyrockets around the world, it’s only a matter of time before e-bikes really take off in the U.S. Fact is stronger than fiction, so here are 10 e-bike myths and the truth behind them.

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HOW YOU CAN HELP IMPROVE Electric BIcycle ACCESS ACROSS THE NATION

Federal land management agencies have historically defined electric bicycles (e-bikes) as motor vehicles and therefore restrict their usage in many of the places we love to ride bikes on public lands. These long-standing laws do not recognize what a modern day, low speed e-bike is and the benefits it provides communities nationwide.

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