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The Schwinn Continental eBike

Electric bikes, or electric assist bikes, are hugely popular in certain parts of the world. During a recent trip to Beijing I was amazed at the number of electric bikes and electric scooters zipping around on every street, they out-numbered gas powered 2-wheel transport by about 3/1 and most of them had relatively small removable battery packs so people could take the battery into their home or office with them to recharge it. Lanjut →

The Volkswagen Electric Bik.e

No, that isn’t a typo it’s called the “Bik.e” although we’re unsure how you would pronounce that out loud. It’s made by Volkswagen (XETRA: VOW.DE) and it folds up in a remarkably clever and efficient manner (read: German manner) into something that fits into the spare tire well of your car. The Bik.e features a nifty in-frame lithium-ion battery pack that powers a hub motor on the rear wheel. The range is Lanjut →

The Hanebrink All-Terrain Electric Bike

Every now and then I stumble across an electric vehicle that makes my mouth fall open and my lower jaw hit the floor with a thud. This is one of those vehicles. The Hanebrink ATB is a pedal/electric powered bike capable of riding over any surface except liquid water, those huge tires mean that downhill mountain biking, beach cycling and snow cycling are all easily possible and the electric motor and lithium-ion phosphate battery pack means that when you get tired you can sit back and squeeze on the throttle and let the Aotema 600 Watt Electric Motor take over Lanjut →

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