CRAFTSBURY – Local Motion’s E-Bike Lending Library will be in Craftsbury from September 13 to October 8. Borrowers will be able to check out an e-bike from the Craftsbury Public House for three days to find out how these bikes can replace car trips and transform their daily transportation needs.
The fleet includes a variety of bikes at different price points, including a cargo bike with a rear rack and a standard commuter bike, all with an electric assist that helps riders get around with less effort and scale hills that previously seemed impossible.
E-bikes are a transportation option that is becoming more familiar and necessary, and the goal of this program is to introduce Vermonters to how they can be incorporated into everyday life and replace car trips. From commuting to work to picking up groceries and carrying children to school, e-bikes provide an extra boost of power that makes miles feel shorter and cargo feel lighter. Local Motion and Lending Library volunteers are adhering to all COVID-19 related government safety regulations and recommendations. The bikes are cleaned and disinfected between users, and masks for staff and customers are required at pick-up.