'Out of control': Illawarra's fat-tyre electric bikes are taking over

Angela Thompson
Updated March 24 2023 - 11:33am, first published 8:19am
Three boys on e-motorbikes weave between pedestrians on the footpath outside Thirroul's IGA supermarket. Picture: supplied
Three boys on e-motorbikes weave between pedestrians on the footpath outside Thirroul's IGA supermarket. Picture: supplied

With her long hair flying loose and her bare, sandy feet at the pedals, the girl on the bike is as carefree as a teen deodorant commercial.

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson

Journalist

Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day. ang.thompson@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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