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The rise of electric bikes in Australia

Is 2019 the year Australians embrace electric bikes? Here’s how the e-bike revolution is being kicked into gear. The electric bicycle (e-bike) is not new – inventive types have been tinkering with the concept since the late 1800s. However the unwieldiness of the technology and unclear legal status of being a powered bike kept them as little more than a novelty.  Now, with advances in technology and manufacturing and recent legislation governing their use and sale, e-bikes are about to go mainstream.Why an e-bike?As well as being cheaper than running a car or using public transport, the potential of e-bikes to help us reduce our commute time and effort is expected to become their biggest selling point. E-bike options are increasing, but VOLT stays...

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