Madrid Gets Ready to Launch its First Electric Bike Sharing Program

April 3, 2014 by  
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Madrid is making it easier and greener to get around town with its first electric bike-share program. Dubbed BiciMad, the program mirrors similar programs in place in Barcelona, London and Paris where commuters are able to rent an electric bike for use around the city. The program will include 1,500 bikes at 120 bike stands throughout the city. Read the rest of Madrid Gets Ready to Launch its First Electric Bike Sharing Program Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bike sharing program , bike transportation , city transportation , electric bicycle , electric bicycle program , electric bike , electric bike program , electric bike sharing program , green commuting , green transportation , green travel , green vacation , Madrid bike program , Madrid bike sharing , Madrid Bike sharing program , Madrid electric bike sharing , Madrid electric bike sharing program        

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EMC Unveils Solar-Powered Spark Recharging Station for the Xkuty One Electric Bike

February 25, 2014 by  
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One year after Electric Mobility Company (EMC) unveiled the Xkuty One electric bike in Spain, the company has now developed the solar-powered Spark recharging station for the bike. The Spark recharging station doubles as a parking unit and recharging station that adapts to almost any environment, and it is easily integrated into houses, buildings and shared spaces. Read the rest of EMC Unveils Solar-Powered Spark Recharging Station for the Xkuty One Electric Bike Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: electric bike , Electric Mobility Company , electric motor , electric transportation , EMC , green bike , lithium ion battery , Solar Power , solar powered bike , Xkuty , Xkuty One , Xkuty Spark        

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URB-E: Lightweight Folding Electric Scooter is Perfect for the ‘Last Mile’ of Your Commute

February 11, 2014 by  
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In commuter terms, the “ last mile ” refers to the challenges of getting people from their homes and places of business to a given transit hub and back again, and it’s a major consideration in efforts to encourage more widespread use of public transit . It’s with this in mind that Grant Delgatty developed the URB-E , a small electric scooter that folds up neatly to be carried on a train or bus, before being quickly deployed to carry riders that ‘last mile’ home. Read the rest of URB-E: Lightweight Folding Electric Scooter is Perfect for the ‘Last Mile’ of Your Commute Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: e-bike , electric bike , electric scooter , folding , folding bike , folding scooter , Grant Delgatty , green transportation , moped , public transport , urb-e , urbe        

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Highly-Efficient FlyKly Pedal Assist Device Makes Any Bicycle Electric

October 17, 2013 by  
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Lots of people would love to bike to work . Or school, or the theater. Pedaling your way around town is a great way to burn calories and curb carbon emissions. Unfortunately, the trade off is a lot of sweat, some dirt, and little protection from the elements. If you’ve ever wished your analog bike could simply sprout a motor on those days when armpit stains aren’t an option, the FlyKly Smart Wheel is your dream come true. Designed to simply snap on to the rear wheel of virtually any bicycle , this lightweight and highly-efficient electric pedal assist technology will have you coasting along at 20 mph without a care in the world. Read the rest of Highly-Efficient FlyKly Pedal Assist Device Makes Any Bicycle Electric Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycles , bike commuting , biking , electric bike , electric bikes , electric motor , FlyKly , kickstarter , pedal assist , smart wheel        

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Electric-Powered Batpod is Up for Sale on eBay!

October 17, 2013 by  
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Have you ever wondered where Batman gets his wonderful toys and wished that you could buy them yourself? Well, you don’t need the budget of a reclusive billionaire to buy your own Batpod  because there is one now available to buy on eBay — and it’s electric! If you have $27,500 lying around, you can purchase this converted  2002 Harley Davidson V-Rod  that has been modified to look like Batman’s distinctive ride from  The Dark Knight  and  The Dark Knight Rises . Read the rest of Electric-Powered Batpod is Up for Sale on eBay! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2002 Harley Davidson V-Rod , batman , Batpod , Dark Knight , electric bike , electric motorbike        

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Researchers Predict when Earth’s Major Cities will Feel Climate Change

October 17, 2013 by  
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We’ve known for a long time that climate change is affecting different parts of the world at different rates — while major changes haven’t yet hit areas that have historically been fairly temperate, changes have already started to hit the arctic  and tropical island nations . Now, a group of researchers at the University of Hawaii has done the math to figure out exactly how soon different world cities can expect to feel major changes in their average climate. Read the rest of Researchers Predict when Earth’s Major Cities will Feel Climate Change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Biodiversity , Climate Change , developing world , global warming , indonesia , New York. , rate of climate chagne , research study , San Francisco , tropical climates , university of hawaii        

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iPhone-controlled Xkuty One Electric Bike Calls for Help in Emergencies

September 25, 2013 by  
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Remember when telephones were strictly used for making phone calls? Now smart phones are used to control everything from small homes to this awesome new Xkuty One electric bike . Alicante, an Electric Mobility Company from Spain, has made a stylish, silent e-bike that uses an iPhone attached to the center of the handlebar to control various features. Equipped with the exclusive free Xkuty app, the phone allows riders to set maximum speed (top speed is 35 kph/21.7 mph), select different acceleration styles, monitor battery consumption and even navigate by GPS. Read the rest of iPhone-controlled Xkuty One Electric Bike Calls for Help in Emergencies Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alicante , bike calls for help in emergencies , e-bike , electric bike , electric bike controlled by phone , Electric Mobility Company , green transportation , iPhone , iPhone dashboard , iPhone integration , smart phones , Spain , Xkuty One        

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Rubbee Electric Drive Gives a Boost to Any Pedal-Powered Bike

July 23, 2013 by  
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Today’s electric bikes represent a great alternative to traditional pedal-powered bikes, especially when you’re traversing a hill or on a hot summer day. The biggest drawback is the larger investment over a standard bike, not to mention the dilemma of what to do you do with your old pedal-powered bike once you’ve purchased an e-bike. Rubbee has created a unique and easy way to convert just about any traditional bike into an electric bike with a small motor that can be added above the rear wheel. Read the rest of Rubbee Electric Drive Gives a Boost to Any Pedal-Powered Bike Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery , bicycles , e-bike , electric bike , electric drive , electric motor , green transportation , kickstarter , Rubbee , Rubbee electric drive        

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Electrolyte E-Bike Conceals its Electric Parts for a Clean, Traditional Design

July 12, 2013 by  
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Electric bikes continue to offer an attractive alternative to traditional human-powered bikes, but one of the big trade-offs is the bulky electric drivetrain that has to be bolted on. The electric motor and battery not only add weight, but also ruin the simple design of traditional bikes. German manufacturer Electrolyte offers a new take on the traditional setup that integrates the battery and electric motor into the fork assembly, essentially hiding it from view. Read the rest of Electrolyte E-Bike Conceals its Electric Parts for a Clean, Traditional Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle , bike design , e-bike , electric , electric bike , electric motor , electrolyte bikes , green bike design , green transportation , lithium ion battery        

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Moto Electra Sets World Record by Crossing the US on an Electric Motorcycle in 3 Days

June 18, 2013 by  
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We recently told you about Moto Electra ‘s bold attempt to drive an electric motorcycle across the United States in just 3 days – and on June 6th the team accomplished this world record-breaking feat! Battling temperatures over 100 degrees, punishing rain and bike repairs, the racing team hit their goal while showing the world the potential of electric motors. Read the rest of Moto Electra Sets World Record by Crossing the US on an Electric Motorcycle in 3 Days Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery technology , coast-to-coast drive , coast-to-coast motorcycle drive , coast-to-coast motorcycle record , cross country drive , electric bike , electric motorcycle , electric motorcycle coast-to-coast , electric transportation , electric vehicle , Moto Electra , Moto Electra Racing , Thad Wolff , world record drive        

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