The body of research around e-bike speed, safety, environmental benefits, and other helpful topics is evolving. We attempt to catalogue all available resources to help in decision making and understanding e-bikes.

Academic Research

Local-Level E-Bike “Pavement” Research

Jefferson County Open Space Department (Colorado) conducted an e-bike study is to gain a better understanding of visitors’ knowledge, perceptions and concerns related to the use of e-bikes on urban, natural surface and mountain trails. Two different surveys were conducted at multiple parks.

The City of Boulder (Colorado) conducted an e-bike pilot project in 2014. The following presentation outlines the results.

eMTB Studies

Additional Resources