The rise of the e-bike and its role in post-lockdown commuting

The rise of e-bike
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E-bikes are unquestionably going to become even more popular in the post-coronavirus-lockdown cycling world.

Policymakers and urban planners have been speaking of a new era of city mobility – one in which bicycles will become an urban-planning priority. The UK transport secretary has announced ambitious plans to make cycling part of a £2bn 'active travel' campaign, triggering hopes in cycling communities that bicycles will now finally be the norm, rather than the exception, on inner-city streets.

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