An electric bicycle functions very similarly to a traditional bicycle, with the addition of several electronic parts such as a motor, battery, and controller, to assist in riding long distances and up hills. The electronic components of an E-bike aren’t there to completely replace human power, since pedaling is still required, but when using the pedal assist option, riders can have an easier time with uphill climbs and travelling over rough, off-road terrain. Some brands of E-bikes can also fold up for effortless storage and transport, making them easy to bring on a camping trip or vacation.
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Benefits Of Electric Bicycle
Increased Speed And Distance
On a full charge, an electric bicycle can travel from 20-60 miles, and depending on the brand, and can reach a maximum speed of approximately 28mph. Outside of public roads, taking an electric bike on an off-road trail adventure instead of hiking can get riders much further than they would just walking, and can easily travel over rough terrain like gravel and dirt roads without losing any smoothness.
E-bike Physical Health Benefits
When riding a bike, the main muscles used are the hamstrings and quadriceps in the thighs, as well as the calf and glute muscles. A traditional bicycle is already a great leg workout, but an E-bike has the added benefit of the pedal assist for beginner riders, a feature that can be turned down or off when more strength is built over time.
Regular exercise has a multitude of health benefits, and research has shown that using an electric bike is a good form of cardio – over time, this could improve circulation, as well as heart and lung health, reducing the risk of heart conditions later in life. It may also help to boost metabolism, allowing riders to maintain a healthy weight, which in turn can reduce stress on joints. Since pedal assist can be adjusted depending on the level the rider wants, E-bikes can also help to build endurance.
An Electric Bicycle is Environmentally Friendly
As with an electric bicycle, E-bikes give off no harmful emissions that cause damage to the environment, leaving a minimal carbon footprint, and as they are light weight, they also cause less damage to the terrain they traverse. Not only does this make them good for roads, as they won’t cause as much wear and tear as a car, but also for off-road trail riding, where they won’t tear up grass and foliage as much as some heavier vehicles might. E-bikes are also quiet, reducing the noise pollution that cars can cause.
Assistance With Terrain
The pedal assist feature of electric bicycles is great for helping with riding up hills or over rougher terrain, perfect for mountain biking and traversing the rocky, dirt roads of hiking trails. The E-bikes with the larger, thicker tires can ride over grass, gravel, and other uneven surfaces without compromising the smoothness and comfort of the ride.
Save Money On Transportation
Biking can already save money on transportation, such as the cost of gas for cars or tickets for public transportation, but for people who need to travel further for work, shopping, or anything else, a traditional bike isn’t always an option. With an E-bike, the added speed and distance range can bring riders much further in less time than a traditional bike, with the pedal assist making it much less of an effort to ride there.