Do You Really Need A Car? | Why E Bikes Could Be The Future Of Personal Transport

Published on July 31st 2021

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Everyone, even cyclists generally accept that cars are essential for everyday modern life. They can carry your shopping, you don't get sweaty while driving them, and you can take your kids to school in them. But are they really that vital? With the advancement of e-bikes, there are more and more solutions for replacing cars in your everyday life, from commuting, to going to the shops. We wanted to see if Si could actually go without his car, using a pedal assisted cargo bike and a more conventional e-bike. As it turns out, he wasn't the only one to enjoy it, which left us wondering whether you really need a car at all? In association with Bosch: https://www.bosch-ebike.com/en/ Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop - Shop Now: https://gcn.eu/6c5 Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: https://gcn.eu/6c4 #Cycling #GCN #RoadBike Do you think you could get by with one of these e-bikes instead of a car? Let us know your thoughts in the comments 👇 Sign up to the GCN newsletter https://gcn.eu/3K7 Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Watch more on GCN... 📹 Which Presenter Rides The Most? - https://gcn.eu/StravaGroupChallenge Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_The Break - Fasion.wav ES_Suburban Kids - Marc Torch.wav ES_Surfer Kids - Elliot Holmes.wav ES_Sparkling Waters - Dylan Sitts.wav ES_Spoiled Kids (Instrumental Version) - Middle And End.wav ES_Rushing - Dylan Sitts.wav ES_Mountain Brook - Dylan Sitts.wav ES_Kissed by Thunder - Elliot Holmes.wav ES_It's Voodoo - Ash Nino.wav ES_Dancing with the Devil - Bonkers Beat Club.wav ES_Don't Keep Me Down.wav ES_Bubblegum Pop.wav Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ The Global Cycling Network (GCN) is the largest and fastest-growing online cycling channel in the world, bringing together a global community of road cyclists to celebrate everything that’s great about the world of cycling. Our videos bring fans compelling daily content including expert tutorials, techniques, training, racing, cutting-edge bike tech, unparalleled behind the scenes event coverage, humour, entertainment, and more. Presented by ex-pro riders, GCN offers a uniquely qualified insight into the world of cycling, and most importantly it’s fuelled by our passionate and enthusiastic fans – everyone who makes up the GCN community. We also bring you the latest and greatest tech to your attention, showcase the best places in the world to ride and get exclusive access to events and races. Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside #cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Enervit Nutrition: https://gcn.eu/Enervit Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below