It is all about e-bikes at the moment, with 2021 promising to see an electronic surge for cyclists. Sales figures have increased by more than 47 per cent in the UK alone, as a growing number of people add an “e” to the front of their bike.
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If you haven’t put an E in front of your bike yet, now might just be the time to do it. E-bike sales in Europe have gone from strength to strength, and they’re expected to grow from 3.7 million to 17 million by 2030. In 2018, e-bike sales surpassed regular cycle sales in the Netherlands alone.
Personal electric mobility is quickly emerging as the go-to method of transport in towns and cities. As e-bikes and e-scooters become more powerful and more affordable, they've become a no-brainer for lots of people when compared to a gas-guzzling car or a crowded train or bus.
If you have an e-scooter, you may be wondering why you can’t just add it to your Laka policy. You’ve seen home insurers allow you to, but not Laka. I mean, we cover electric bikes, bikes, tandems, penny farthings, panniers, sunglasses, rucksacks and much more, so why would we leave out e-scooters?
Upgrading your commuter to an electric bike is a certain way to commute to work faster and with less effort. E-bicycles are no longer the ultra-heavy, clunky bicycles that they were 5 years ago. They're now lighter, more powerful and more stylish than they have ever been before.
E-scooters are on the up as the UK looks for greener transport solutions. Despite their popularity many questions remain unanswered. We’ve created a blog post debunking all of the e-scooter myths and what this all means for e-scooter insurance.