BikeRadar Tech Talk Podcast | Are e-road bikes cheating?

You either love 'em or hate 'em, but ebikes are here to stay – but are e-road bikes cheating?

Research shows ebike riders present 38% lower risk than those on normal bikes

The debate has raged for years in mountain biking, but with electric-assisted road bikes having a growing presence on the road, we debate whether they’re ‘cheating’ or just another way to get out on two wheels and enjoy the roads.


Our senior road technical editor Warren is a big fan of e-road bikes, citing their ability to explore further and to get those less able out on the roads, whereas Simon Bromley, BikeRadar’s tech writer is a little less convinced.

Who’s right, and who’s wrong? Let us know in the comments…

A great equaliser or just for cheats?
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