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Electric Bikes Worth a Spin

In the city, they're perfect for short trips

(Newser) - Count Farhad Manjoo as a convert to the electric bicycle camp. He took a loaner for a week, pronounced his inaugural ride "incredible," and generally thinks they're a legitimate way to get more people on two wheels and fewer on four. They've got limitations, of course—the hazards... More »

Electric Bikes Take Off in China

(Newser) - Chinese drivers are seeing a new vehicle zip by on the nation's congested, smog-choked freeways: electric bicycles, Austin Ramzy writes in Time. Promoted by the government as affordable solutions to cars, so-called e-bikes are growing in popularity, offering a green solution to the country's automobile boom. About 21 million e-bikes... More »

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