Electric Bikes for Commuting and Recreation

At VanMoof …we want to get the next billion on bikes by making bike commuting as accessible as possible. E-bikes have evolved and are mainstreaming as a high tech, mass appeal mobility option, especially for those living in cities with a commute problem to solve.

https://www.vanmoof.com/en-US

Van Moof brothers, Ties and Taco Carlier are on the cutting edge of making main stream electric bikes. This article, Why it’s time to update Europe’s outdated e-bike speed limit examines what is holding back an “exciting transportation breakthrough.” See link below.

VanMoof is promoting e-bikes for commuting, but my new S3 is a perfect bike for handling the California Foothills. I recently rode 26 miles, with 1,775 feet of elevation gain, in 1 hour and 45 minutes, along rural roads in Calaveras County. I typically ride a traditional road bike weekly in Calaveras County but, I purchased the VanMoof S3 as an alternative recreational bike. Each week, I’m exploring a destination ride to a California Gold Rush Town.

As communities embrace cycling tourism, e-bikes will increase the cycling tourists who come to ride bikes in the Central Valley, Motherlode and Sierras.

https://www.vanmoof.com/blog/en/ties-carlier-why-its-time-to-update-europes-outdated-e-bike-speed-limit

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