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Ian Morton spent 25 years as an interior decorator and now runs electric-assist bicycle business in Britain.

Published: 08-Oct-2013

“YOU should try an engine,” I said, grinning broadly as I powered past the exhausted cyclist who was struggling up one of Yorkshire’s steepest hills.

This being a family newspaper, I couldn’t possibly publish his louder-than-expected, two-word reply.

Still, his lack of enthusiasm didn’t spoil my enjoyment of the electric bicycle as I topped the Chevin in record time.

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