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Electric Bike News Week of 1-31-11
Feb 07, 2011
Pizza Delivery by Electric Cargo Bike
End o January, early Febuary; time is flying by! Well this electric bike news recap from the week of January 31, 2011 is full of exciting e-bike happenings 🙂
Time for the electric bike news!
I love this stuff! Get your Super Bowl pizza delivered by electric cargo bike! I am so excited about the possibilities for local businesses to use electric cargo bikes for their local deliveries. Thrust Electric Bikes is the company mentioned in the article. Also check out B-Line in Portland Oregon, they make deliveries for businesses.
Think your a tough bike rider? Well check out this video from EBR community member, Ken from Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada. It is a large group ride called “Ice Cycle”. Temps were……….-36C. That is a tough group of riders! Check out the vid:
In Aspen, Colorado there is a debate over whether electric bikes should be allowed on recreational trails that traditional bicycles are allowed on.
Panasonic Electric Bike Designed for the Elderly in Japan
This is an electric bike from Panasonic that is designed for the elderly in Japan. It will be interesting if this focus works to get more of the elderly riding electric bikes.
A little info about B-Cycle which is a traditional bike share program in the US. Electric bike share programs are on the horizon too.
Automatic bicycle shifting?! Yes, this is something I was able to test out on my recent trip to the NuVinci headquarters in Austin, Texas.
Interesting interview with SiGNa’s president about their hydrogen fuel cell and electric bike applications.
Featured before in the e-bike news, but still cool, the Fortune Hanebrink snow and sand electric bike!