Tag: electric bicycles

A Kickstarter Tale Of Two Different Electric Bicycles

What determines the success or failure of different products from the same niche consumer segment vying for your crowdsource fundraising dollars on Kickstarter? Yesterday we profiled Riide, an innovative electric bike that, as of this posting, had already greatly exceeded… Read More

Riide Electric Bicycle A New Spin On E-Bike Tech

An electric bicycle that’s rather innovative and up on popular crowdfunding source site Kickstarter looks like it will be a go after meeting its funding goal long before the expiration of its effort to raise capital. Given what the new… Read More
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Taking Electric Bicycles Mainstream

In developed countries, the automobile often represents the most desirable attributes of effective transportation: flexible, fast, and effortless. But is it the right choice for increasingly dense urban environments? Automobiles for personal transportation are a Pandora’s box—countries that once encouraged… Read More

Yamaha Dives Deep Into Electric Vehicle Concepts

Yamaha is looking to showcase at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show not one, but five electric, two-wheeled rides all described as reference vehicle/prototypes. Four of them are best classified as full electric scooters or motorcycles, while the last one is… Read More

ICON E-Flyer An Electric Answer To Retro Cycling

Are vintage-looking electric bicycles the new thing for those wanting to combine old school looks with green technology? We saw this to an extent with the Caterham Classic E-Bike last week, and now another offering coming down the bike path… Read More

New Caterham Electric Bicycles Offer Good Looks, Range

Caterham Cars, a British company known for its specialist lightweight sports cars, is branching out into two-wheeled offerings, including a few rather good looking new electric bicycles. These were debuted recently at the International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan as… Read More