Why Buy an Electric Bike?

 Why Buy an Electric Bike? As the US continues to urbanize, traffic increases, and vehicle costs climb, more people are seeking convenience and looking for alternative transportation. Enter the electric bike. Although the first one was designed and patented in 1895, they have started to gain in popularity some 100 years later. China has the largest electric bike market at approximately 120 million (Wikipedia, 2016) while with EU countries, the numbers have risen from 98,000 in 2006 to 1,139,000 in 2014, Germany with 42% of the market, (Germany, 42%; the Netherlands, 20%; and Belgium, 11%) (CONEBI, 2016). Interestingly, in 2012, according to an article from Yale Environment 360, in the US there were nearly as many electric bike...

2nd Sunday Community Bike Ride – 6/12

MayCommunityRide_2016Ready to Ride?! This Sunday we will ride to Fairfield along McGary Rd (designated bike path) to Cordelia and return the same route. It is approximately 11.6 miles one way. We can continue a couple of miles further to hit a Starbucks if the group agrees or a cafe in Hiddenbrooke. Remember, two lucky people can ride our electric bikes. First come first serve! Join and follow our Facebook group, Leonardo’s Bike Club, at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/leonardozbikeclub/ When: This Sunday, June 12th Time: meet at 8:45 am, leave at 9 am sharp. Depending on the pace, the estimated return is around 12 pm. Meeting place/store location: Leonardo Cycles 419 Georgia St, #29 between Sonoma Blvd. & Marin St. 707.563.8475 BYO...