When you hear that the health benefits of e-bikes are getting a lot of attention lately, we understand if you might respond by asking just what exactly the “e” in “e-bikes” adds that wasn’t already available. Bikes are bikes, right? What benefits does an e-bike provide that old-school bikes didn’t already give us? And shouldn’t e-bikes be a little less healthy because they’re easier to ride?
Well, it’s a little more complicated than that.