E-Bike Competition Winner Commutes To Work In Under Half An Hour

Talk about a gift that keeps on giving

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Last year our CEO was instantly convinced of the benefits of cycling to work after just one day replacing his car with an e-bike on his journey into our offices. The up-sides included the abolition of road rage, the solid phone-free time, the bragging rights, the fresh air – and many more. 

Apart from highlighting the awesomeness of biking to work, the piece also invited our readers to register to win their very on e-bike as part of the BIKE2WORK Campaign in Malta. 

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The campaign is targeted at both employers and employees, claiming that when commuters switch from a motorised mode to a bike, they "tend to be more productive and less stressed because of healthier habits and physical activity".

Well the winner of the e-bike competition, certainly thinks so. 

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"I have always been into cycling but these last 2 years I dedicated more time on the bike both for training and for commuting," said Joanne Busuttil – the winner of the BIKE2WORK initiative. 

"I work in Valletta and considering the big parking problem, I normally come to work by bus or bike. It is only a 10k ride from home to work and it takes just 25 mins by bike as opposed to the 45 minute bus trip". 

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The campaign also sought to reward companies that promote and incentivise cycling as the commute of choice for their employees.

"Our company, John Ripard & Son Shipping (JRS) supports the idea of cycling to work and have installed showers and allocated space to keep the bikes in a safe place. As part of the commitment towards this, JRS also helped to start up a new on-demand delivery company called 'Fetch It', whose main focus is on delivering by bicycles."

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Now that's what we call #winning. Well done to Joanne Busuttil, and here's to continuing to raise awareness on the benefits of cycling to work #BIKE2WORK.

Do you cycle to work? Let us know what the experience is like for you in the comments section on Facebook.

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Ann Dingli

Ann Dingli writes mostly about art and design. She enjoys friendly debates and has accepted that she's a small person.

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