When you think of celebrities and their preferred modes of transport, you immediately imagine limousines, private jets, Ferraris and Porsches and Harley Davidsons.
However, with the surge in popularity of electric bikes (e-bikes), many celebrities are taking to the streets using the power of the pedal – assisted with the power of an integrated electric motor. In fact some celebrities have been riding electric bikes for years.
With major growth in the global market over the last decade, it’s thought that the e-bike industry is worth over $11 billion!
Even HRH Prince Charles tries one out
Miley Cyrus on hers in 2012
Captain of the Starship Enterprise, William Shatner
Brad Garrett from Everybody Loves Raymond
Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris
Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively
Leonardo DiCaprio is a committed environmentalist and self-proclaimed crusader on the issue of global warming and other ecological concerns
The Jonas Brothers, also environmental activists love their electric bikes.
Of course it’s not just celebrities who get to enjoy the increasing popularity of e-bikes.
E-bikes could very well be the future solution to traffic congestion and public transport inefficiencies in Australia.
They’re sometimes thought to be so expensive that only celebrities can afford them,but that’s not the case. With the continued growth of the electric bike industry in Australia, no other transport option can bring such economic benefit as an e-bike. It’s far less costly than a second family car and offers a myriad benefits.