This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 142.
‘Many people make a decision to commute by e-bike. These people are not cheating, they are just figuring out how to live their lives in a smart and efficient way.’
Joe Goodwill (aka Average Joe Cyclist) and his wife Maggie Neilson have been writing about cycling since 2008 and their e-bike blog is a mine of information on riding an electric bike (worth noting though that it’s Canadian, so there are some differences from the UK). The post Are Electric Bikes Cheating? is an excellent takedown of e-bike snobs and demonstrates some of the many ways e-bikes enable more people to cycle.