Can biking get any more hot and trendy? Absolutely, says Lions Bay residents Mark Ergetowski. Everything and then some had been said and written about the benefits of using a bicycle. Granted, we all know that bicycling is fun, good for you and the environment. The logic behind it is undeniable, yet most of us are still stuck in traffic; day after day, after day. Perhaps an answer to this - however irrational situation - lies in the fact that many people simply don't feel comfortable in joining the North American, spandex-clad "bicycle superman / superwoman" stereotype. Given an opportunity to break free from the mould (and a little "push") they would gladly pedal few miles and really enjoy doing that. Well, how about Electric Bicycles? They are wildly popular in countries where cycling culture is strong. There are about double the number of electric bikes in China alone as there are iPhones worldwide, and in Holland about one in eight bicycles are electric. This exciting trend is hitting Europe like a storm.
North America needs to discover the world's best-kept secret! E-bikes are rapidly becoming the answer to commuting and fitness anxieties - and they offer a whole new lifestyle too. In the nutshell, electric bike feels like strapping an athlete to your pedals. Suddenly, cycling becomes much, much easier. Nothing delivers as much good fun as riding an electric bicycle over the hills or across town. It is the perfect solution for people who otherwise (whatever the reason might be) are not willing / able to ride the traditional, non-assisted bicycle.
Direct access to the new Sea-to-Sky gives us (Lions Bay residents) an instant access to endless outdoor activities. Our picture-perfect Lower Mainland with its natural, breathtaking beauty could easily surpass cities such as Copenhagen or Amsterdam - if only more people were choosing biking over motor vehicles. And thanks to the soaring costs of fuel and travel, the economics of an electric bike make even more sense than ever - they normally pay for themselves well within a year. Extremely trendy worldwide, healthy, sustainable and fun to ride by all generations from very young to young-at heart - eBikes simply make perfect sense! The smart electric supplementary system helps the rider to cover more miles with less energy; e-cyclists relax on hills and enjoy headwind - yet exercise all the time at his/her own, comfortable pace.
Of course, e-bikes are not supposed to replace traditional bicycles, but rather enable all non-riders to leave behind their cars and enjoy cycling every now and then. Keeping that in mind, Evolution Bikes in North Vancouver addresses that particular need with their "outside the box" thinking and a radically different approach to the bicycle market.
"By offering the latest and most environmentally responsible products that make the everyday commute more pleasant, economical and fun, Evolution Bikes is supporting Vancouver to become the Greenest City in the World. Come, ride with us!!" the owners say.
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