eBike Commuting Health Effects

There were many different reasons that I wanted to start commuting to work by bike instead of with my car. Reducing my carbon footprint, working at a bike shop and wanting to test out our bikes, not wanting to sit in forty minutes of Denver traffic, but the reason...

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Jobs180 Partnership with Project ReCycle

A key component of our bicycle mechanic apprenticeship at GoodTurn Cycles is our ability to provide practice opportunities. Each apprentice in our program receives multiple chances to practice bike repair skills on various kinds of bikes. We couldn’t provide this...

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Mobility Done Differently at GoodTurn Cycles

Recall for a moment riding a bike for a first time: you’re free, out of the sights of your parents, speeding down the road with your friends and now, with your new machine, your world just got a lot bigger. You’re now independent, maybe you’ll get a job, make a new...

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How We Give Back: Jobs180 At GoodTurn

At Good Turn we have seen that there is a disconnect with jobs that should be entry level but still require experience. Jobs180, a nonprofit dedicated to providing on-the-job training and life skills, is a program which allows us to combat that issue by providing work...

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Why We Provide Rentals

At GoodTurn we find that many people who stop into the shop have never experienced what it is like to ride an electric bicycle. Our desire is to allow everyone the opportunity to ride an ebike and our rental program provides for that desire. We think that a ride on...

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The Economics Of An eBike

Do you ever wish you could get out of the traffic on your commute to work and save money? The yearly cost of operating an electric bike as a main commuter vehicle is significantly less than operating a car. Lets calculate the cost based on a commute of eight miles....

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Why Are eBikes So Expensive?

A quick google search for e-bikes reveals bikes priced anywhere from $300 to $10,000. So why are some electric bikes more expensive than others? Without a doubt, the costliest single item on an electric bike is the battery. Premium lithium ion batteries on e-bikes...

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Are Electric Bikes Even Legal? Regulations For eBikes

Are electric bikes allowed everywhere that traditional bikes are allowed? Are they even legal? What are some of the laws that govern e-bikes? Electric Bikes have the same rules and regulations as standard bicycles and are not subject to registration, licensing, or...

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How An Electric Bike Works

Yes -- electric bikes have a battery and motor, but how do they actually work? Most electric bikes work in the same way as regular bikes but have a battery-powered motor that provides assistance on demand to the rider. Although some e-bikes have a throttle that...

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How can I use an electric bike?

Once you’ve decided you want to get an electric bike, the most important question becomes: what type of electric bike should I get? Electric bikes are an exciting way to get outside and enjoy exercise on a bicycle while getting assistance from a battery-powered motor....

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