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Fun riding into the Tuesday morning sun
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From the Blog
With the popularity of e-bikes on the rise, here are some of the most trending questions about electric assist bikes surfacing at HaveFunBiking, com. Some topics we have been asked at this year's E-bike Challenge Minneapolis includes choosing the right e-bike, the proper battery/motor combination for your riding style, and more.
Don't put that bike away just yet! Fall color riding is one of the best times of the year, in the upper Midwest, to explore all the bike-friendly destinations available. With warm days and cool nights, low humidity, very few insects, and the brilliant autumn colors the trees provide, fall riding can be picture-perfect.
Bike riding in the fall can come with many challenges. However, it can also be gratifying. While bicycle season is winding down for some, for many other cyclists, their two wheels are a favorite mode of transportation to explore the incredible autumn landscape. Pedaling along the colorful autumn roads or trails is so breathtaking that I will admit that fall bike riding is one of my favorite times to ride. Not too hot, not too cold, and there are fewer insects once the first frost hits.
Bike commuting is an easy way to add miles, increase fitness, jump start your energy level for the day while enjoying nature, especially with warmer weather. Once you start commuting by bike, you will find the hassle factor lessens while your overall trip acts as your workout for the day. You are saving yourself hours in the gym. Here is a list of other beneficial necessities to make commuting by bike much more enjoyable.
With small town charm, sprawling countryside trails the Willmar Lakes Area is the perfect place to visit with your bike for a fun weekend getaway this fall.
If you have recently purchased or looking at buying an electric assist bike, e-bike insurance is a wise consideration. First, check your car, renter's, or homeowners insurance and see if the e-bike can be bundled into your existing policy. If not, look at an insurance company that often covers theft and collision protection, similar to automobile insurance, for your e-bike. Because e-bikes are a relatively new trend, there aren't many insurance companies on the market. There are a few companies that also offer roadside assistance for bicycles and e-bikes.