S3E2 E-bikes

Episode Summary

In this episode we explore e-bikes. What are they? What are they like to ride? What are some of the drawbacks? And why you should give them a go before you buy one. Allie chats with Sue Tomkinson, who has toured the would on bike and has transitioned to e-bikes in the last few years.  She has run classes on e-bikes to help people understand all of the above.  We also hear from Lucy Young and Euan Williamson who are e-bike users, about their experience.

This episode was created in 2020 as part of a series called Turning the Goldfields Green. This series was created with support from MASGMAINfm and the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

Links:

Sue’s website for Victorian trails

Some points on the environmental impact of e-bikes

Note: As long as you recycle the battery at the end of it’s life, it is one of the cleanest, least damaging ways to move around.

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