So, I’m one of the ‘old guard’ purists that think cycling should be tough, mean and requiring a strong will.
As is often the case with dinosaurs like me, I have been shown to be wrong but, in this case, I’m happy to be wrong.

Any technology advances that encourage people to take up, or increase, physical activity can only be good.


This from Science Daily:

Electric bikes make people cycle longer and more often, a new study concludes, adding that the effect is best on women. A new study focused on how people use the electric bike and how the electric bike may contribute to a decrease in motor traffic.

Source: More cycling with e-bikes — ScienceDaily