By DANIEL CONRAD
Fitness, finances, and environmental stewardship are just a few reasons that thousands of San Antonians ride their bikes to school and work. Many balk at cycling for even short distances in the summertime heat, but one alternative offers a solution: investing in an electric bicycle.
Robin Stallings is the executive director of BikeTexas, a nonprofit advocacy and education group that works to promote safe cycling across the state. In late May, he visited the Rivard Report‘s office with three “e-bikes” in tow. Equipped with removable lithium-ion batteries and electric motors, these bicycles are designed to assist riders’ pedaling in order to ensure a ride that’s easier, quicker, and less strenuous than their analog counterparts offer…
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