eBIKES serve many purposes in our world. Some are considered a tool with which the rider makes a living or a mode of transportation with roots in cleaner technology. For others, it simply serves a recreational or leisurely purpose or as a way to experience the world around them. With over one billion bicycles in the world and 40 million of them expected to be electric bikes by 2023, it is incredible to see how far electric bikes have come and just how far they can take us.
The bicycle is more than 200 years old – here is the story of how a wooden contraption called the Laufmaschine evolved into the brightly coloured carbon numbers we know today.