electric bicycles

This Chainless Electric Bike Makes You The Backup Generator

This Chainless Electric Bike Makes You The Backup Generator

Your average e-bike is just a regular bicycle fitted with an electric motor. When the battery dies, you can just revert to pedalling. The new Footloose from Mando, however, takes a different approach. There’s still a set of pedals, but they’re used to power an alternator, which generates electricity and…

China Banning Electric Bikes Because Too Many People Killed

China Banning Electric Bikes Because Too Many People Killed

Electric bikes are going to be banned in Shenzen, China on July 1 because they’re too quiet. Seriously. According to China, electric bikes are said to have caused more than 15 per cent of accidents resulting in 64 people dead and 233 injured. WTF?