There are many reasons to choose a city e-bike over a traditional bicycle. E-bikes are a fantastic mixture of human power and electric assistance to give you the extra push for cycling longer distances or filling in the gaps for those who have physical limitations. Despite some misconceptions, e-bikes still require physical effort 95% of the time. However, 95% of riders find it easier to exercise on an e-bike in comparison to a traditional bicycle. There are health benefits from riding an e-bike that aligns with those of riding a traditional bicycle such as good blood sugar control, improved aerobic capacity, and improved cardiovascular health overall.
For those who are interested in using e-bikes to cover longer distances, it has been found that using an e-bike over a traditional bicycle has increased daily cycling trips from an average of 0.9 to 1 .4 trips per day. Furthermore, the use of an e-bike has doubled the average length of trips from 4.8 to 10.3 kilometres (3 to 6.4 miles). E-bikes are popular to facilitate the leisure travel distance of elderly riders, especially those between the ages of 65 to 74 years of age.
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