I have an electric bike. I ride 5 or 6 times a week for aprox 6 miles. I find it's a great stress buster. Does anyone else do this?
over 2 years ago
Posted over 2 years ago
Takes a little getting used to, especially when you first set off as it feels like it's running away from you. I got used to mine within a week. Going up hills is where I would struggle on my usual bike but on the electric bike it's no bother. I cycle 5/6 miles a day and my physical fitness and body tone are improving all the time. Some people think that you don't peddle on an electric bike, but I pedal all the time and the motor assists me on hills. Hope this helps you.
Posted over 1 year ago
Posted over 1 year ago in reply to Lauren Bug
I've had my Electric bike now for 10 months and it's really helped me to build my stamina up. I ride it 2 days and then ride my other bike on the 3rd day. I used to struggle a lot but find that my core strength is so much better now and I put that down to to my Electric Bike making it possible for me to build my stamina/ strength up gradually. With an Electric Bike you can set it so that you ride it with more or less resistance depending on the terrain and how you feel. I love it and it is definitely not a cop out.
Posted over 1 year ago in reply to Sally54
Posted 10 months ago
Posted 8 months ago
Hia I had my bike delivered in Jan (016)
I called it an electric bike but the assistant at the shop
corrected me and called it a Hybrid.
Without a shadow of doubt it is one the best purchases
I have ever made!
I have a disability but it is getting worse as I am getting
older, so I started to bike to strengthen my leg and get some cardio fitness. But it was real hard work.
To cut a long story short I bought one and it was very
expensive, but at least I got some mobility in my leg.
I also do forty to fifty miles a week, and I love it.
Seriously I think that they will, not take over normal
traditional bikes, but will become very popular!
Posted 4 months ago
Posted 4 months ago in reply to dhmpap
They are brilliant!
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