Missourians Jump on Electric Bike Trend

Columbia, Missouri moped club add electric bicycles to the group.

Published: 23-Dec-2012

COLUMBIA — Like a number of cyclists in mid-Missouri, John Robert Holmes likes to ride to work.

Unlike most, he does not have to pedal.

Holmes rides an electric bike, pedaling only when he feels the need — or to conserve his bike's battery power.


Vauxhall/Opel RAD concept pedal-assist e-bike.

Computer rendering of electric pedal-assist bicycle would be answer to smart's own electric bicycle initiative.

Sparta ion RXS electric bicycle.

A large-scale market survey reports that in particular buyers in the age group under 55 years are about to enter the e-bike market.

Bionx electric-assist bicycle.

Electric-assist bicycles seen as way to make it easier for people to use dedicated bike lanes in cities like Calgary in Canada.


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