This is a guest post from Brett Thurber, co-owner of The New Wheel electric bike shop in San Francisco, CA.
Biking in San Francisco can be a hair raising experience for even the most grizzled cycling veteran.
Aggressive motorists, gnarly hills, and the ever present train tracks are just a few of the obstacles that a cyclist faces on a daily basis.
For some, these obstacles are what make riding in the city such a thrill. For others, they represent a barrier to biking that is hard to overcome mentally or physically. Enter the electric bike: a more versatile, easier to use, and safer option. (more…)