Electric Bikes: Not Your Typical Ride

Electric bikes, or e-bikes, are a bike with a boost!

Long popular in Europe, they are gaining momentum here in the states. E-bikes have a small, battery-powered electric motor that activates when you pedal and turns off when you coast.

You can also opt out of battery assist altogether. E-bikes allow workers to ditch the car and cycle to work (sweating optional). And can help those older or less fit because of the boost…

Although a healthy workout is still possible. The majority of e-bikes go for at least $1,000, although you can get a kit to retrofit a standard bike.

Related: Bounce Into Fitness

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