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Cooper E Bike
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Cooper Bikes, the bicycle division of Cooper Car Company, which made the original Mini Cooper, is set to launch an electric bike. The Cooper E will have a 520 Reynolds steel frame and will feature an integrated battery and motor unit in the rear hub. Read the Full Article by

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Marin
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Users of electric bicycles — many of them seniors and people with physical ailments — turned out in force Tuesday as Marin supervisors considered banning use on county trails. Supervisors reacted by reversing course on an ordinance that would have reaffirmed that electric bicycles are prohibited on county Open Space

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LimeBike
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LimeBikes, the dockless bike-share startup, announced Monday at CES that it will roll out between 4,000 and 5,000 electric-assist bicycles to its fleet this year.  The bikes will be available starting this month in existing LimeBike markets, including Seattle; Miami; Scottsdale, Arizona; Southern California; and greater San Francisco Bay Area.

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E-Bike in Cities
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E-Bikes and bikeshare systems are combining to provide cities with solutions to alleviate traffic jams, consumer costs and pollution. With transportation now the fastest growing source of global carbon dioxide emissions, support for this accessible, low-carbon mobility is crucial to international climate change action. Read the Full Article by

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Biking in Sacramento
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After six years of planning, Davis, Sacramento and West Sacremento are finally adopting an e-bike share system. The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) have been working with private bike-share company, Social Bicycles (SoBi) to plan the system. SoBi will finance, own and operate the system when it launches. It

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GeoOrbital Shark Tank
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GeoOrbital made an appearance on season 7 episode 9 of Shark Tank last month. Although none of the sharks made any offers, two of them purchased wheels. Guest Shark, Chris Sacca said, “I believe electric bikes are here to stay, I just really like to invest in the thing that

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Globally, electric cars account for only about 1 percent of all vehicle sales, whereas electric bikes sales are expected to reach 35 million this year. They have particularly taken off in Europe where they are used for both recreation and for practical transport. The upside to electric bikes is that

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Under the new law signed by Governor Rick Snyder, electric-assisted bicycles will no longer be classified as mopeds requiring licensing and insurance. The legislation allows electric bikes to be operated on any road open to regular bikes including bike lanes and the shoulder. Sean Hammond, deputy policy director for the

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On Thursday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the city would begin cracking down on electric bikes. While e-bikes are legal to own in New York, riders can face harsh penalties of up to $500 when they are used on city streets. Starting next year, businesses that employ

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The Golfer
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The Golfer is an electric bike made in New Zealand which carries a golf bag and easily navigates a course.  Its lithium-ion battery sits on the down-tube and is removable through a key-lock mechanism, so it can be pulled off and plugged in after the 18th. The Golfer is not

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