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E-Bikes Are Cheating... Science Proves Otherwise

One common complaint surrounding e-bikes more than anything else, is that it causes you to cheat. Well science to proves otherwise! Studies have investigated the health-effects of electrically assisted pedal cycles (EAPC's), and they rule out these misconceptions. This specific study was compiled of 33 people, all who had to do a six-mile distance on a regular mountain bike, and an e-bike. After, the participants had to measure their heart rates, and when they did, it was found that riding an e-bike requires almost as much physical exercise as riding a traditional bike. The average heart rate of a test subject riding an e-bike was 93.6% of those riding conventional bikes. Most importantly, however, the vast majority of participants said they didn't feel as though...

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