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Hi Guys


Been riding around on E-bikes for the past few weeks (yes, yes I know-it's cheating!)

I put our impression down in a quick review here


Would love to see more cyclists on our roads-even if it's young pupils and old grandparents using motor assist!


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I think these are brilliant for commuting but don't agree that they are good for kids to get to school - at least not here in Pretoria! I used to ride to school here but is simply murder for parents to allow it now. Maybe elsewhere it's still ok? I don't think the taxis will drive better just because there are more kids on the road?

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Good point there Starry nights. I was thinking more of Cape Town when I made that comment, but Durban and other small cities would also be OK. The roads aren't as busy (or fast) here and they have a good network of cycle lanes all over the place. A lot of them do need to be redesigned in terms of flow and access though.

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