When I think about life-changing things I’ve bought over the years, the list is pretty small. A laptop. My first smartphone. The robot vacuum that’s saved me literally hundreds of hours of cleaning time. But perhaps the best thing I’ve ever bought has to be an ebike. Here’s why.
I’m a biking advocate. I’ve been using a bike as my primary mode of transportation for a decade. But even more than being a biking advocate, I’m an ebike advocate. And pound for pound, I think the best investment I’ve ever made is my ebike. For many of you reading this, I’m convinced that an ebike can be the best investment you ever make too. Here’s why.
Ebike and Scooter Reviews
Below you’ll find all the reviews I’ve done on the ebikes and scooters I own and use.
Check my electric bike and electric scooter review page here.
Check out all the other posts I’ve written on Ebikes.
One of the things that really excites me about the future of cities and transportation is the rise of micromobility and specifically, this wave of electric micromobility that we’ve been seeing in urban areas. I’ve been a fan of micromobility even before I knew that there was a term for it. Years ago … Read more
One of the nice things about starting my new job (don’t worry, more to come on this in a future post) is that I’ve been able to cut my bike commute down to a really comfortable distance. What was once an 8-mile, 45-minute bike ride to work has now been reduced to a 3-mile, 15-minute … Read more
Table of Contents How To Bike With Your Kids 1. Bike Seats 2. Bike Trailers 3. Cargo Bikes Planning A Bike Route With Your Kids Biking With Kids In The Rain Biking With Kids During The Winter The Finances Of Opting For An Ebike + Bike Seat/Bike Trailer Final Thoughts When you’re in a one-car … Read more
This is a bit of a different post compared to what I usually write, but I think there’s a subset of readers that might find this post interesting. Financial independence has always been about getting back more control of our lives. And when you think about it, bikes might be one of the first things … Read more
One of the fun things about living in a college neighborhood is getting to see all of the different modes of transportation college kids use to get themselves around town. If you’ve never spent time in a college neighborhood as an adult, take a weekend afternoon and just hang out in one for a bit. I promise that … Read more
Every personal finance nerd knows that biking is one of the best modes of transportation out there. In addition to just being fun to do, you also get three things from biking that you really can’t get from any other mode of transportation – speed in getting from place to place, huge cost savings, and … Read more
I bike to work five days a week, and every once in a while, I like to reflect on how fortunate I am to be able to do that. It’s a wonderful situation that I find myself in. I live close enough to my office that biking to work isn’t a particularly difficult thing for … Read more
Here’s an interesting fact about me: I’m 33 years old and I’ve never bought a car in my life. That’s sort of a strange thing for someone my age. Depending on how old you are, you’ve likely bought multiple cars over the years – the stats say that your average person buys a new car … Read more
Recently, a friend of mine asked me what he should do about his current car situation and as we got to talking about it, it occurred to me that our discussion might make a good blog post that could examine whether someone seemingly car-dependent could make the dramatic move to going totally car-free. Here’s where … Read more