It sound like 'the e-bike smile' is gaining traction around the world, if this article from Australia is anything to go by.
The Adelaide-based Advertiser writes how it doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, experienced or not, electric bikes are redefining how we think of transport and what it can do for us.
Road networks are being rethought to accommodate a surging desire to ride electric bikes, and how the quicker this can happen, the more prosperous a city can become.
What began in the Asia-Pacific region years ago and broke big in Europe over the last three or four years is now starting to crack the US and Australia.
Business has already seen the value for their transport fleets. Australia Post is among many that are counting the cost benefits of services being delivered by electric utility bicycles.
The Australian government has announced a Bike Economy Summit to grasp the growing economic opportunities of getting more people on bicycles, including e-bikes.
Author Christian Haag is CEO of Bike SA and a board member of the World Cycling Alliance