From Volt’s inception, we’ve known the huge benefits that e-bikes have to offer. For someone new to the idea however, it’s understandable that the notion of an e-bike being healthier than a conventional one might be met with some scepticism. But it’s true and now more and more people are realising the true health potentials that we’ve known all along.
When it comes to cycling holidays, the UK’s up there with the best of them. We give you the low-down on where to put your electric bike through its paces this summer.
In the age of cheap air travel, it’s easy to forget that some of the most scenic and awe-inducing cycle routes are right here in the UK. But if you are thinking of swapping the airport check-in for a staycation this summer, turns out you’re not alone. The latest Visit Britain figures show that Brits took 120 million domestic holidays in 2017 (up 1% on the previous year)1. With summer around the corner, there’s never been a better time to get off the beaten track and see what the UK really has to offer.
It’s e-bikes vs. public transport in the Volt Commuter Comparison
Delays. Sweltering carriages. Being squashed into someone else’s armpit. Is there a smarter way to commute in the UK’s cities? Looking at cost, time and wellbeing, we pit e-bikes against buses and trains.
I’ve only been in London three months and yet somehow, I’ve already developed an intense dislike for the TFL notifications that pop up on my phone. Squishing yourself into a breath powered sauna, enduring an awkward closeness to strangers, as though someone turned on the lights in a club all while being propelled forward at frightening speeds means you’ve just paid for the worst carnival ride ever.
It’s a bold title, but we think The Guardian got it absolutely right. With ebikes’ endless versatility, convenience, and “that extra oomph,” it didn’t take long for the publication to realise the benefits of getting on two wheels. And better yet, they’ve named our VOLT™ Pulse amongst their top picks to get you cycling. Continue reading -> “Guardian Features Pulse for Age of the Ebike Article”