New York City: No Electric Bikes Allowed

The fine for riding an electric bike in New York City has increased from $500 to $1,000, preventing New Yorkers from adopting these bike/scooter hybrids. The increased fee was announced by city council member Jessica Lappin, who called these bikes a “scourge.” Tell us how you really feel, Jess.

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Carbon-Monocoque Electric Bike Might Be Worth Price of Admission

If you think the twin disc brake setup of the LEAOS pedal-electric bicycle hints at the bike’s performance, you’re right. With a 36V 250W electric assist helping you push the pedals through an 8-speed Shimano Alfine gearest, this high-end, carbon monocoque bike is more than capable of blitzing through modern day traffic with (what promises to be) as much “go” as a small scooter.

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Electric Bikes Get Stylish Makeover Thanks To Voltage Cycles

Are electric bicycles cool? Depends on who ask, and what they’re riding. Me personally? I need a bike with flair, style, and presence. Voltage Cycles is adding all that and more to its line of electric bikes, which makes going green look super cool.

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