Applecross fisherman who switched to an e-bike in a bid to reduce carbon footprint
This week’s blog is a guest blog from a very interesting customer of ours, his name is Alasdair Macleod and he is local fisherman from Applecross on the NW coast of the Scottish Highlands. The area boasts some of Scotland’s finest landscapes and the best coastlines the UK has to offer. Alasdair is a local fisherman and he uses his Volt Alpine to transport his catch around the village. Applecross was recently featured on BBC News for becoming one of the first communities to bypass the national grid and power all local homes and businesses directly from its hydro scheme making the village on the route to becoming energy self-sufficient. Here’s what Alasdair has to say about his day to day routine and his Volt Alpine electric bike.
It’s an age old issue and is something that has probably been causing tension since the invention of… well, since the invention of the wheel! Just take a turn round any corner in London and you’re likely to find a pedestrian, cyclist and/or driver arguing with each other over who has right of way. Continue reading -> “A Battle of Wheels”