E-bike live panel: how popular are e-road bikes and how easy are they to maintain?

Future's cycling experts sat down with brand reps to discuss e-bikes and the direction of the evolving tech

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The popularity of electric bikes grows every year in the UK, United States and elsewhere - and this growth has been accelerated by the Covid pandemic. 

Data from the Bicycle Association showed a 67 per cent increase in e-bike sales in the UK, and in the US they’re up by over 150 per cent. The UK government has even discussed the possibility of putting on taster sessions, to allow people to try e-bikes in popular holiday destinations.

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