E-Bike Stories: The Case of the Pedaling Professor

Professor John Luna on his electric recumbent bike

This is an article by Gary Kaye; a professional writer who is passionate about e-bikes.  Check out Gary’s writing/marketing services at CompellingTelling.com.

One of the things that makes electric assist biking so much fun is the varied reasons why people get into it, so this week we begin a new feature called “E-bike Stories”, an opportunity for you to share your story and presumably your passion.

Professor John Luna recently retired from Oregon State University in Corvallis, where he taught agricultural ecology and sustainable farming, concentrating on vegetable growing.  Luna lives about ten miles outside of Corvallis, which he says was about a forty-five to fifty minute bike ride from his home.  He gave lots of thought to speeding the trip,  “I thought that with an electric motor I could get their faster, but even more important, I could have more fun.” [Read more…]