This morning, The New York Times published an article, highlighting the benefits of electric pedal assist bikes. Based on a study published by the European Journal of Applied Physiology, researchers are the University of Colorado, Boulder, gave a group of out of shape sedentary volunteers pedal assist bicycles, similar to Elby, instructing them to ride 40 minutes a day, 3 days a week, for a month.
Researches wanted to know if these bicycles would benefit rider’s health. Before and after the experiment, the volunteer’s vitals and general health was measured and recorded. To see the results of the study, head over to The New York Times.