picnic basket on blix electric bike. / sfgirlbybay

one of the reasons i moved to laguna beach was its healthy, outdoor lifestyle but also its small-town atmosphere. i can walk almost anywhere, and the farmer’s market on saturdays is literally five minutes away. but, (and that’s a rather significant ‘but’) is that it’s also quite a big uphill on the way back home (loaded down with all my fresh groceries!). so i was super psyched when blixbike invited me to try out their electric-assisted bike! laguna is hilly all over, but with the blixbike, i can opt to ride manually and get a good workout, but i face a big hill that might clobber me, i can switch into electric mode easily and conquer it with no sweat! and, should you like to ditch your car either on your workday commute or for weekend pleasure riding and get a blixbike of your own, they are offering a generous reader discount — enter SFGIRL100 discount code at checkout for $100 off any bike.

cream aveny electric blixbike in laguna beach. / sfgirlbybay

i chose the cream-colored Aveny City Ebike because not only does it match my new cottage (i know, i’m aesthetically crazy), it offered what i needed — it’s one of the most stylish ebikes out there, but it’s also a unique combination of user-friendly design and offers a comfortable ride uphill with an upright seating position and powerful performance for the most challenging hills. it’s super simple, too — the battery takes about 4 hours for a full charge, while the extended range battery takes about 5 and a half hours and allows you a charge of up to 45 miles! it simply plugs into the wall and looks very similar to a laptop charger and the battery can charge on or off the bike. the blixbike makes short distance travel more enjoyable, fast and easy. and for city people, they bring streets to life, increase accessibility, improve air quality, and help communities become truly sustainable — environmentally, economically, and socially. happy. healthy riding!

blixbike farmers market shopping trip in laguna beach. / sfgirlbybay

blixbike rideto laguna beach farmers market. / sfgirlbybay

laguna beach farmers market via blixbike. / sfgirlbybay

blixbike parked in front of casa laguna. / sfgirlbybay

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