Whoa! Checkout the retro style Cykno electric bike with a carbon fiber frame, fork, wheels, brake levers. The Cykno also features a mid drive motor, 360 watt hour lithium polymer battery, and pedal assist (pedelec). No word on price yet, but I bet it ain’t cheap!
E-Cruiser Bikes is bringing the E-Cruiser brand and the Diavelo/Protanium bikes to the US and Canada. Make sure you checkout the Diavelo Au2Bahn 28 mph pedal assist e-bike , the Protanium Shaft Drive e-bike, and E-X Cruiser!
Cytronex has launched a 35 pound (16Kg) electric bicycle for $2,100 (£1,345). It’s called the Cytronex Power Assisted Charge Grater . It features a 360W front hub motor. The stated range is 20 miles with the Cytronex water bottle battery.
Have you seen the electric recumbent trikes made by a Outrider USA (formerly FFR Trikes)? If not, you should check out these high-performance e-trikes. They are fast and to prove that they won the Pikes Peak electric bike race with an average speed of over 30 mph!
Okay this isn’t really an electric bicycle but I want to mention it anyway. It is called the EMX and it has a lot of bicycle components but it doesn’t have a bicycle drivetrain. It is somewhere between an electric mountain bike and an electric motorcycle.
Pedego Electric Bikes was recently at the Google campus showing off their bikes to Google employees. Google is in the process of creating electric vehicle subsidy programs, in addition to encouraging employees to walk or bike to work.
The Drive Oregon E-Bike Transit Connection Pilot Project is a study of e-bike use in the Portland Oregon area. The study will involved 150-180 Kaiser Permanente employees who will use the Conscious Commuter e-bikes for 3 month periods. Researchers will “seek to attract users that would not otherwise choose to bike or use transit to get to work.”