The Other Electric Vehicle: E-Bikes Gain Ground for Americans Avoiding Gas Cars

Crystal and Brianne Williams, a married couple who reside simply outdoors of Denver, not too long ago decided that may have appeared radical only a few years in the past.

The pair, 33 and 29 years outdated, ditched their automobile for a pair of electrical bikes. Brianne rides hers each weekday, 18 miles spherical journey, to check at her college. Crystal, a much less skilled rider, makes use of hers a few instances every week to get to her job in downtown Denver, and for errands and outings. Their customized fashions, assembled by a neighborhood e-bike specialty producer, at the moment are their sole means of private transportation.