In minivan-obsessed US, can the electric bike market get a jump start?
“Why would anyone want to screw up a bike by putting a motor and batteries on it?” asked Larry Pizzi, 20 years ago.
Now Mr Pizzi, who is now CEO of Currie Technologies, the US’s No 1 seller of e-bikes, believes that’s about to change. Others in the industry agree. Riding an e-bike feels like riding a conventional bike with a brisk tailwind; the motor helps you go faster or climb hills, but it’s typically not the primary source of propulsion.
See the full article by Marc Gunther, here