New study finds that electric bikes could be the answer to getting more people to bike commute

June 15, 2015 by  
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Even though the benefits of cycle commuting are well known, actually getting organized enough to do it can be a pain. You have to plan, carry extra gear, and often need to shower and change when you arrive at work. According to a new Norwegian study , these are a few of the main barriers keeping people from using bikes as a regular form of transportation. Electric bikes remove many of these barriers, the study found, allowing people to cycle in their normal work clothes without getting sweaty. Participants in the study cycled twice as many trips and twice as far when give unlimited access to an e-bike. Read the rest of New study finds that electric bikes could be the answer to getting more people to bike commute Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle infrastructure , bicycles , bike , bike commuting , bike commuting study , cycling Norway , e-bikes , eBikes , electric bicycles , electrical bikes , green transportation , norway

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New study finds that electric bikes could be the answer to getting more people to bike commute

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