E-bike road racing: will this really get more people on bikes?

A series of road races on the 'world's most advanced e-bikes' is coming in 2023. Will you be watching?

E-Bike Grand Prix Series announced
(Image credit: EBK GP)

The first ever large-scale e-road racing series called the E-Bike Grand Prix (EBK GP) is slated to premier in Dubai in 2023, with subsequent electronic spectacles taking place the world over. 

The series is claiming to take e-biking to the extreme, boasting the presence of the world’s most advanced e-bikes while “showcasing iconic landmarks and cultural sites,” all as part of a “high-speed, thrilling sporting spectacle.”  

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Jennaye Derge

Jennaye Derge lives in Durango, Colorado. She is a writer, photographer, and author of How to Cry on Your Bicycle. She spends her time advocating for bicycles through her organization Bike Durango, and helps folks share their stories and love for bicycles in her sporadically published zine, Ride Your Bike!

When she isn't writing, advocating, or riding her bike around town, she is most likely mountain biking with her friends, skiing groomers or drinking coffee, reading a book, and snuggled up next to her dog, Calvin.