Electric bikes are often faster in congested areas, cheaper on a per-mile basis, and more fun than sitting in traffic when you’re out and about. Of all trips taken globally in cars, most are short – like, less than 0 miles short. Making the switch to two wheels for local transportation helps to eliminate you most carbon- intensive trips taken in a car.
A regular schedule of maintenance (monthly, weekly or more often depending on your type of riding) is important. If you spend a lot of time riding in wet, muddy conditions, or if you ride hard, fast and often, plan to clean your bike more frequently.