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“It is incredible to see the number of new bike shops opening that are focused solely on electric bikes,” said Steve Bode, Yuba’s promotion and outreach manager.  Yuba Bicycles is heading out on a 20-city, three-week, electric cargo bike demo tour this week visiting Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Austin,

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The growing popularity of bicycles these days is remarkable, and also not surprising. Biking is healthy, environmentally friendly, highly convenient and most of all, affordable. But which way will technology take the two wheeler? It is human nature to want to perfect something that appears to be popular. As soon as more

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  The intelligent bicycle counts on solely the rider to prevent accidents from happening, by warning the rider. Designed by the Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), a Dutch agency that is currently experimenting with all sorts of new traffic safety technologies, the smart bike will alarm you whenever a

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  After years of negotiation – and foot-dragging – the Department for Transport has finally “harmonised” its regulations on electric bikes with the regulations in force in the rest of the European Union. However, to the consternation of many UK e-bike suppliers the DfT has not okayed the use of

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In Britain, electric bikes have been around for a good few years now, but the chances are you probably haven’t seen many on the streets. Ben Jaconelli, the founder of ebike retailer Fully Charged, says that until recently, the bikes had a bad reputation in this country. “Three to four

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Indiegogo is trying to answer crowdfunding’s biggest question: How do you get your money back if the product never materializes? Called Perk Insurance, the optional coverage will allow backers to receive a full refund — minus the cost of the insurance — if the perk is not delivered within a

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Electric assist motor on bike
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When TreeHugger originally reported on this amazing electric assist motor that converts any bike into a “stealth electric bike” a commenter questioned: “Does it actually exist? Doubtful.” We still cannot be sure it actually exists: can you find the electric assist motor even in this close-up? Full Story. by

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2013-2014 Eleventh Edition of EBWR Published by Frank E. Jamerson, Ph.D. with Ed Benjamin. March, 2013—270 pages with 300 photos/tables $395. February, 2014 Update–50 pages with 65 photos/tables $195. Full Story. by

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A friend has disabilities which mean she uses an electric bike, and she’s trying to take it for a trip by train.  For a start, all the bike reservations for the days in June when she wants to go and return are taken. But also she’s told that she can’t

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Teague Denny bike
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The Teague Denny bike has won The Bike Design Project, meaning it will go into production soon. This could be the ultimate bicycle, if it were available now. Unfortunately it’s only an entrant for the Oregon Manifest design project. But it may still get built bringing with it electric drive,

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