October 8, 2012
During a time of ever increasing fuel prices and a heightened concern for environmental issues, sales of electric bikes have seen a dramatic increase. As consumers become savvier about their impact on the environment and more attention is drawn to our carbon footprint, many people are turning to alternative modes of transport for their commuting and leisure travel.
Lithium ion rechargeable batteries
, electric bikes from
offer a far more environmentally-friendly alternative to standard road cars. Whilst electric bikes do consume electricity, it is still far less than even the greenest car or motorbike and obviously you wont find yourself choking on nasty exhaust fumes. Many electric bike owners even generate their own power from solar panels making the electric bike completely sustainable.
The ease with which riders can travel by electric bike means that short hops in the car are a thing of the past. Why sit in a stuffy car, surrounded by traffic and fumes when you and your electric bike can take the scenic route?
Owners of electric bikes
have said that they now travel much further due to the ease of riding, and now take the bike where they once would have used a car.
Not only does the electric bike save on fuel, road tax, car insurance and emissions, it's also a great form of exercise, a fantastic way to see the outdoors and a practical way to get around town.
Those who don't know much about electric bikes and the benefits they can bring should take a look at
- a great way to see the bikes in action and hear what owners have to say about how the electric bike has changed their way of living.
Better still, 50cycles offer a test ride of their bikes so for further information or to book a test ride please contact via the website
50cycles Electric Bicycles 63 High Street Hampton Wick KT1 4DG