01 Mar '12, 9am

Pedal power: how 'e-bikes' are changing the way we commute:

Pedal power: how 'e-bikes' are changing the way we commute:

As concerns about congestion, carbon and cost continue to grow, more and more people in the UK are ditching their cars and turning to cycling as an efficient, cheap and enjoyable way to get about. According to the Department of Transport , one in six of us are regular bike users, and with the Times ’ popular CycleSafe campaign currently in the headlines, awareness of two-wheeled transport is at an all-time high. But according to some, the world of cycling is about to change up a gear, as a new form of cycle hits the streets. Electric bikes – or 'e-bikes', as they’re known - look like any other bicycle at first glance. Look again, however, and you’ll spot a diminutive but powerful electric motor, powered by a lithium battery and hooked up to a control on the handlebars. Although e-bikes have been around for a while, their true potential is only now becoming apparent, as Sco...

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