E-Bike Conversion Kits are Highlighted on Good Morning America
Electric bike conversion kits offer commuters an affordable, practical and fun way to get to work
and Americans are starting to take notice.
(PRWEB) May 26, 2010 -- National Bike to Work Day brought much needed coverage to the idea of using
bicycles as an alternate form of transportation. E-bikes in particular got a boost from GMA's Sam Champion who
says "E-bikes are not cheating because we're talking about using a bike for more than exercise..." During the
broadcast of Good Morning America, headlined by the Jonas Brothers, Jason Kraft of E-BikeKit™ continued to
press the relevance of the electric bike to the American commuter by reminding them of the 0 carbon emissions
and the cost savings of about $1400 a year.
See Good Morning America's coverage here.
The complete E-BikeKit system includes a wheel with a high quality hub motor, a battery and all the necessary
components to convert your bike to electric. The system is engineered to comply with federal guidelines so it
requires no insurance or licensing in most states. The price of entry is also getting lower; full systems start at just
$598 making them accessible to most of the American work force.
No other form of transportation offers the convenience and freedom that an electric bike does. Typically a car
commuter needs to make car payments, buy gas, insurance, oil changes and parking. For all of that expense they
are rewarded with traffic jams and congestion. All of that disappears when you ride an e-bike. The cost of
ownership is just pennies a day and parking is never an issue. The electric motor makes pedaling easier giving
more people the ability to enjoy the health benefits of biking to work and that's just part of it. In 2009 50% of
household trips were less than 3 miles in length (2009 National Household Travel Survey, Bureau of Labor and
Statistics); the e-bike rider can make short work of those local trips and soak in some sun while they're at it.