By Steve Hanley
There is a popular misconception that riding an electric bicycle has no health benefits. Real bicyclists do without help from electric motors and batteries. All that pedaling makes for a good aerobic exercise, they say, while people on e-bikes are “cheaters” — lazy slugs who get no health benefits.
They might as well stay home and watch videos of the Tour De France while sitting in their La-Z-Boy eating popcorn drizzled with butter. Actually, the debate gets pretty ugly at times, with traditional bikers wanting electric bicycle riders banned from bike paths and mountain bike trails…
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