e-bikes

Would you go back to the office if your company provided an e-bike?

As tech companies look to lure workers back to office, some are offering incentives to make the daily commute a little more tolerable. That sometimes means making it easier to commute by bicycle or, increasingly, e-bike—a mode of transport that exploded during the pandemic.

Make Room for E-Bikes At Your Worksite

Given the post-pandemic landscape, we strongly believe e-bikes will be an effective tool in fighting the back-to-work carmageddon. The reasons are multifold: E-bikes are naturally a socially-distanced mode; they’re on-demand and efficient — riders aren’t beholden to bus schedules and won’t get stuck in traffic; and they’re an equalizer — they work well for those who don’t think of themselves as cyclists; aren’t in tip-top physical shape; have a commute that’s longer than a few miles; or need to haul kiddos and groceries.

How to Launch a Successful Corporate E-Bike Loaner Program

Given the post-pandemic landscape, we strongly believe e-bikes will be an effective tool in fighting the back-to-work carmageddon. The reasons are multifold: E-bikes are naturally a socially-distanced mode; they’re on-demand and efficient — riders aren’t beholden to bus schedules and won’t get stuck in traffic; and they’re an equalizer — they work well for those who don’t think of themselves as cyclists; aren’t in tip-top physical shape; have a commute that’s longer than a few miles; or need to haul kiddos and groceries.

Top 10 Reasons to be Excited About the Future of Bikes for Transportation

Before the pandemic hit, we asked our staff: “What excites you most about the future of bikes for transportation?” Here are the top 10 reasons they cited, and we’re astounded by how true these ring now, buttressed by a global cycling boom.

E-Bikes Make Life Faster, the Commuter Challenge Edition

Hi, I’m Kurt. I’m one of the founders of Bikes Make Life Better. I spend most of my time managing the company, which sometimes means heading to Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park where we run a large bike program.

Meet Our Mobile Bike Info Centers

We love bikes and are crazy about them when they do double duty! Think pedicabs with a sound system, a blender bike making smoothies or a roving conference table! That’s why we jumped when Stanford Research Park asked us to create a mobile, eye-catching, and flexible solution to take bike-related info to 30,000 employees at 150 companies spread out over roughly three square miles.

The Wild World of Bikes 2019

Since transportation is the largest source of carbon emissions in the US—most of which come from cars—the path to saving our home and (quite frankly) our lives is to change how we get around.

The Rise of E-Bikes

E-bikes are one of the fastest growing categories of bicycle sales in the U.S., with 80% more e-bikes sold in 2017 over 2016 (approx. 260,000 units). What’s the reality behind this explosive growth and how is it driving change for people and our industry?

Bikeshare Station of the Union

Everyone is saying: Bikeshare right now is like the wild west. Photo…

E-Bikes: A Bike Commuting Game Changer

This presentation with PeopleForBikes covers the basics of e-bikes, technical specs, safety, demographics, trends, e-bike definitions in state vehicle codes, and e-bike shares around the U.S.