A wholesome feeling when your e-Bike batteries are charged from solar power
As the world was racing to shut itself down as a result of the fear of COVID 19, it seemed to make sense after all the safety precautions been publicised, to skip my scheduled training session in the gym this morning.
I am fortunate to have a gym in a Club that also has an 8km cycle route and yet is not far from the centre of the town CBD in Sandton.
So Chris, the trainer, and I set off and it was exhilarating.
What made it especially enjoyable is that my wife and I decided to move off the largely coal-fired utility grid last month and so the batteries for the e-Bikes were charged from our solar power system.
Johannesburg and Sandton are very hilly. You need to be fit to ride a bicycle here. But an e-Bike makes the city seem as flat as Amsterdam! Knowing it is powered by the sun made it all the sweeter. I see a big future for e-Bikes here