Electric bike week

Exploring an alternative form of two wheeled transport

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This week on BikeRadar we’re profiling electric bikes (e-bikes). We’ll give you the full run down of what they are, how they work and different types, how to buy one, where they fit within the law, along with a number of electric bike reviews and the latest e-bike news.

Electric bikes are one of the fastest growing sectors of the two wheeled market. They’re popular because they lower one of the main barriers to riding a bike, namely the effort required. Purists may not agree but we like seeing more people on two wheels, assisted or otherwise.

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To that end, some of the hard core cyclists in the office have been trying out a number of different electric bikes, and most have been pleasantly surprised. You can read their reviews and blogs on BikeRadar this week.