Impact of E-Bikes on Cycling in Hilly Areas: Participants’ Experience of Electrically-Assisted Cycling in a UK Study
2. Literature Review
3. Materials and Methods
4.1. Practical Benefits of E-Cycling on Hills
4.1.1. Facilitates Cycling Uphill
4.1.2. Ubiquitous Use on (Steep) Hills
4.1.3. Living or Working at the Top of a Hill
4.1.4. Different Routes and Distances
4.1.5. Hill Starts
4.2. Practical Issues Raised
4.2.1. Hill Starts
4.2.3. Jerky Power Transmission
4.2.4. Insufficient Assistance
4.3. Psychological Benefits of E-Biking on Hills
4.3.3. Playing’ with Assistance and Gears
5. Discussion and Conclusions
Institutional Review Board Statement
Informed Consent Statement
Data Availability Statement
Conflicts of Interest
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Behrendt, F.; Cairns, S.; Raffo, D.; Philips, I. Impact of E-Bikes on Cycling in Hilly Areas: Participants’ Experience of Electrically-Assisted Cycling in a UK Study. Sustainability 2021, 13, 8946. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13168946
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Behrendt, Frauke, Sally Cairns, David Raffo, and Ian Philips. 2021. "Impact of E-Bikes on Cycling in Hilly Areas: Participants’ Experience of Electrically-Assisted Cycling in a UK Study" Sustainability 13, no. 16: 8946. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13168946