iZip E3 Dash, Emazing, Kalkhoff Sahel and throttle (power on demand) converted brand X. These are four electric transport options already in the Pacific Northwest USA. Susanne Bruesch of Germany studied pedelec electric bikes when they were emerging in Europe but established in Asia. Now Interbike (the bike industry trade show) has shown electrified sports bikes too. How might your bike community react to pedal assist bikes, throttle (power on demand) electric boost bikes as part of regional green mobility? What about the Maker movement? How will DIY electric bike conversion kits change the way you commute?
Journalist-on-a-Bicycle Renee Marchol studied electric bikes and its emerging urban and hilly communities in the Pacific Northwest during the summer of 2014. What are your thoughts? How do you imagine the next 15 years of electric transport? Performance or fitness: what is your purpose for cycling? 800 miles from Pacifica CA to Everett WA including San Francisco and Seattle