One of the things I love about electric bikes is that they help people of all ages and ability levels to enjoy a bike ride again or for the first time. Recently I interviewed Gary from Hybrid Cycles in West Chester Pennsylvania and he mentioned in the interview that ” Our prominent customer is the leisure rider over 50 who “love to bike, but hates the hills.” He also mentioned that some customers have bought e-bikes to “keep up with their spouse” or “to deal with knee, hip or back problems”. I have heard this many times before and it is great to hear again 🙂
Imagine zipping through the mega metropolis known as New York City on an electric bike! You may want a bike that is quick and nimble, is fully outfitted with fenders and a chain guard so you can commute in your work clothes, and/or can be folded up to take on the subway or transported up stairs to your small apartment. Well if you are looking to buy an electric bike in New York City chances are you will visit NyceWheels run by Bert Cebular.
Recently I put together a series of articles based on interviews with different electric bike shop owners around the US. The article series is called “The Rise of the Commuter & E-Bike Specialist [Read more…]