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Old 12-01-18, 05:47 AM
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Originally Posted by avole View Post
I must admit I’m not convinced by e-bikes, although if it reduces car traffic in cities it’s hard to pick a fault with them, and most councils in France do give you a rebate as incentive, particularly for older people, for just that reason. Despite my previous comments, they certainly have a positive impact on air quality in urban areas.
Still needs power plants to generate the electrify. So depends on how the local electricity is generated. It may not be as great as you think.
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