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They go faster than you can walk, slower than you can drive, and are more fun than either.  Rocket skates go 12 mph, using two power wheels on each side of the foot for stability.  The slide show has several other alternative e- vehicles, including a powered drink cooler. Read

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In Milan, 1000 electric bikes have been added to the bike share program, Bike Mi. The bike share currently also has 3600 traditional bikes. Pierfrancesco Maran, City Councillor for Mobility and the Environment said, “Starting from today, the service can be used by everybody and with the opening of new stations, more

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The Add-e system is designed to quickly attach to any bike, transforming it into an electric assist bike. It’s powered by a small battery that really does look just like a water bottle, and pedaling activates the assist. It’s sped past its €100,000 funding goal and still has 26 days to

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Pedego Santa Monica has donated a Pedego Electric Bike for a drawing to benefit local schools. For each $50 donation, made at TREATS Frozen Yogurt & Dessert Bar in Santa Monica or online at smmef.org, entrants will earn an entry into a drawing for an electric Pedego Comfort Cruiser. The SMMEF was

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An e-bike, commonly known as an electric bicycle or booster bicycle, has an integrated electric motor that helps in the propulsion of the bike.   E-bikes can be classified according to the power capacity of electric motor and the control system as pedal-assist only, with power-on-demand and pedal-assist, or with

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 The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has launched an ambitious initiative to pass model electric bicycle legislation in California and New York. The BPSA’s e-bike committee, chaired by Currie Technology president and CEO Larry Pizzi, is seeking $300,000 from component suppliers, bike brands and retailers to underwrite the campaign. Pizzi said

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This is a great one hour radio podcast on how an electric bike works.   From the Stitcher show Tech Stuff, the hosts are joined by ebike expert Scott Benjamin.   Listen to the podcast here.   Listen to podcast. by

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Two plug-in electric bikes donated this month to Southeast Portland’s Glencoe Elementary will introduce students to the concept of pedal-powered energy. “We, like all schools, have some students who need extra time each day expending their energy just to allow them to focus in class,” teacher Lisa Davidson explained in

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Some people collects garden gnomes and Star Trek figurines. Hong Quan collects bikes. At last count, he has 15. Hong seeks to develop and market an electric bike that he said would “give you that same sense of exhilaration and joy.”  A great bike, he said, makes you forget you’re

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March 25, 2015 09:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time CAMBRIDGE, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The new IDTechEx report, “Electric Motorcycles and Three Wheel Electric Vehicles 2015-2025”www.idtechex.com/bikes reveals gaps in the market as e-motorcycles and their three wheel derivatives become a multi-billion dollar market. One gap is the crossover between bikes and motorcycles created as

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