In this week’s eBike news roundup:
- Ribble eRoad Bike
- BESV JR1 & JF1 eRoad bikes
- Step thru eFat bike
- Liberty Trikes US Assembly Facility
- eBikes Going Mainstream
- Crazy eBike Ride
- Folding & Stylish Helmet
- And Much More!
energy cartridges that eliminates the need for a traditional charger! This system would allow you to travel long distances by installing new cartridges. You wouldn’t have to wait for your battery to charge. Pretty interesting….
A writer for the LA Times recently got a Pedego City Commuter and has realized the benefits of e-bike commuting compared to commuting by car. This kind of mainstream media is great for getting more people excited about e-bikes.
Guest post by Gary M. Kaye.
Electric bikes, or e-Bikes, are illegal in New York State. Because they have motors they do not qualify as bicycles. Because they cannot be registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles they are not vehicles.
For a decade the New York State legislature in Albany has unsuccessfully debated one bill after another that would change that. Now while that debate continues, at the other end of the Hudson River, a new ordinance approved by the New York City Council and signed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg has made e-bikes even more illegal. (Can something be more illegal?) [Read more…]