The folks who make e-bikes aren’t stupid. They aren’t targeting solely serious cyclists as their market. They’re targeting folks who may not remember what it’s like to pedal a bike. More cynically, and some of them targeting the consumer who doesn’t know junk from quality.
Archive for March, 2011
We recently got a hold of a couple of folding bikes for our recent travels. I took a Bike Friday to Austin for the North American Handmade Bike Show, while Ted brought a Brompton with him to Washington DC for the National Bike Summit. Ted has been a long time fan of folding bikes having […]
For as long as Iâ€™ve had a Dahon folding bike–about 10 years–Iâ€™ve been flirting with Brompton bikes from afar. The Brompton is the bike I really thought I wanted, but couldn’t afford.
This morning I became convinced that e-bikes may keep fair-weather bike commuters on their bikesâ€“and out of their carsâ€“when conditions are less than ideal.
Mitchell and Webb werenâ€™t confident that the viewers would recognize this character as eccentric, so they had him mention his folding bicycle.
Moving Beyond the Automobile: Congestion Pricing