Bicycles with electric motors are becoming more popular by the day. They are the perfect choice for commuting and offer many of the health benefits of conventional bicycles.
Ford and Deutsche Bahn are partnering on a new bike sharing app designed to make it simpler to get from A to B on a bicycle instead of a car.
Continental has two new 48 volt electric bicycle motors at the EuiroBike show in Germany. The Revolution combines the motor with an integrated CVT transmission.
Schaeffler BioHybrid Prototype Pedal Car Gets Real, as this fully functional prototype of the CES concept gets driven on public roads.
The Brompton Electric, a folding bicycle with battery and electric motor, has a range of 50 miles and is easy to bring inside for safe keeping when the rider arrives at the desired destination.
Lithium Cycles is now offering the Super 73 Scout electric bicycle for just $995 for a limited time. More like a small motorcycle than a bike, the Super 73, with its fat tires, is definitely one of the coolest bikes out there for the money.
The Avionics V1 electric bicycle is the coolest retro bike in the world. Just watch the video and then say you don’t want one!
UPS began using a hybrid electric eBike to deliver packages in Portland, Oregon in late November. It can run on peddle power, electric power, or a combination of both.
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Twike human-powered electric vehicle Shows Up in Playboy Magazine (Possibly NSFW) as part of a retro-tastic and relaxed LA photo shoot.
Blubel is a Bluetooth enabled navigation device designed specifically for bicycle riders. It can plan your route, guide you to points of interest along the way, and help you avoid hazards or congestion. Get yours on Kickstarter.
Semcon has developed a small motor for electric bicycles that weighs less than 2.5 lbs and costs under $150. It can be easily transferred from one bicycle to another.
Dutch bike maker is making a SmartBike with all the electronic goodies riders want but without an electric motor many don’t want.
Albert van Dalen of the Netherlands has created the world’s first solar powered electric bicycle, the Maxun One.
The Geo Orbital electric bicycle wheel has a 500W motor and a 36 volt battery. It has a range of up to 20 miles on electric power only. It is available now on Kickstarter.
Norway plans to spend nearly $1 billion on bicycle superhighways that will connect its 9 largest cities with the suburbs around them. As a nation, it wants to cut its carbon emissions by 50%.
In São Paulo, Brazil, citizens are enjoying less air and noise pollution – at least on one day a week. On Sundays, during what is called Paulista Aberta, motor traffic is restricted on the popular Paulista Avenue and the street is dedicated to cyclists and pedestrians.
Milan, Italy is the latest European city to consider paying people to take a bicycle to work, but it will need to make biking safer and easier for the plan to be successful.
Recently, Next City reported on San Diego, California’s $64 million plan to construct a bicycle and pedestrian transit system complete with “protected bike lanes, pedestrian greenways, curb bulb-outs, road diets and more.”
The streets of London have seen an increase in bike riders and a decrease in car commuters. According to an article published by the BBC, the number of cyclists during rush hour will outnumber cars within the new few years.