Following our blog last week on things to keep in mind whilst cycling, pandemic legislation has already put the initial push back to the workplace on hiatus. Nevertheless, for those who still need to get to the office, this week will highlight further important points to remember before you start using your bike to commute.
With offices and schools reopening across the country, and the roads starting to get busier, the difficulties of commuting are back on the agenda. Many people have decided to cycle at this time. But if you are thinking about getting on your bike, here are some important things to keep in mind.
From improving cardiovascular fitness, lung capacity, building muscle mass and warding off mental illness, cycling provides a wide variety of health advantages. With the added benefit of an e-bike, riders can work out for longer and more frequently whilst lessening the strain on your muscles.
On 27 July 2020, the UK government announced plans for a £2 billion scheme toward promoting cycling across the nation. Changing attitudes as been the crux of this initiative, including raising awareness amongst Britons of the benefits of e-bikes.
E-Bikes have an undeserved stigma surrounding them. This is due to the popular misconception that e-bikes have throttle control, and that riding an e-bike is like riding an electric motorcycle. This is not true. E-Bikes require energy to be put in, just like normal bikes, and are still an excellent form of exercise.