These are not just bikes with motors, they are an entirely different mobility platform.
— Read on www.treehugger.com/bikes/gazelle-dutch-style-e-bikes-will-eat-cars.html
I've been reading about Lloyd's conversion to e- bike advocate over the years. Having spent extended time in both Northern Europe and a few Asian cultures, bikes are the norm. Great to see the culture move over to the States.
Personally, I find I ride many more ebikes due to the hills around San Francisco than anything else, including cars and public transit.