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« on: January 24, 2016, 05:28:25 PM »
This is the Pedalist, pretty cool, I prefer traditional recumbents they are lower and thus can go faster.
http://www.autoblog.com/2015/10/29/virtue-pedalist-translogic-187/

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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2016, 11:31:21 PM »
one thought that has crossed my mind is this.  The best peddle powered bike in the world uses an equivalent of 2,000 mpg worth of energy to go 60 mpg.  You could give up a bit of performance to get more utility and have a 500~600 mpg vehicle at 50~69 mpg.

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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2016, 10:01:48 AM »
Which bike would that be, Iceismylife? And how does that work exactly, "2,000 mpg worth of energy to go 60 mpg"?
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2016, 06:22:13 PM »
That is the current best streamlined enclosed human powered bike.  From memory it takes about 250 watts to go 60 mph.  Convert that to horse power and assume 0.5 lbs/hp (diesels get around 0.35 lbs/hp fuel consumption) and you get 2,000 mpg equivalent.

One hp to go 50 mph at 0.5 lbs/hp gets you 600 mpg at 50 mph.

http://www.theverge.com/tldr/2015/9/18/9351763/worlds-fastest-bike-human-powered

http://www.adventuresofgreg.com/HPVMain.html

I think the second one is the one I read about.

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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2016, 06:37:36 PM »
http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Mini-Type-Easy-Move-Portable-300w_60175419945.html?spm=a2700.7724857.29.3.IgGJfr&s=p Put one of these in with an e assist and a battery pack for re-gen braking and you've got a hybrid 1,500 mpg vehicle. At 45 mph.

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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2016, 02:12:34 PM »
Cheap way of making a bike.
http://www.xyzcargo.com/

A front wheel bike, very interesting.
http://www.dbtrikes.com/

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« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2016, 02:07:59 PM »
A nice velo car !

Fantom's Nephew - The story of a Velocar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xirVm7MUu2k

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« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2016, 09:03:57 AM »
It does rain velo cars...
Spain: Is Evovelo's solar-powered 'Mo' car the future for driving in cities?
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A look at ELF, the solar-powered bicycle-car hybrid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGDSkFQEOjo

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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2016, 03:20:05 AM »
Australia has a 2016 goal of doubling its number of cyclists from 2011.  These tough new rules may not help:

Cough Up, Cyclists: Sydney Fines Soar in World's Toughest Regime
- Penalty for running red light rises sixfold under new law
- Cyclists say rules won't ease Australia's congestion crisis
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-02-21/cough-up-cyclists-sydney-fines-soar-in-world-s-toughest-regime
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2016, 09:18:44 PM »
Beautiful eBikes, starting at $5,000.  Vintage Electric Bikes.
http://vintageelectricbikes.com
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« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2016, 11:15:31 PM »
For a velomobile, see the dealer tab : http://www.sinnerbikes.com/en/

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« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2016, 10:14:52 AM »
A spanish bike_car for 4500 Euros
http://www.evovelo.club/

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« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2016, 01:02:00 PM »
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/mar/16/taipei-taiwan-bike-sharing-environment-cycline-air-pollution

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taipei’s rental bikes are hard to miss. The Taiwanese capital has 7,264 of them, and their distinctive orange frames, yellow fenders and smiley face logo are nearly as common in some parts of town as the city’s ubiquitous motor scooters. Last year, the city’s bike rental program logged more than 20m trips, a stunning figure that becomes slightly less surprising when one considers that the bikes rent for as little as $0.15 per half hour from 222 self-service, card-activated storage lots.
Return of the Bicycle Kingdom? How pavement cycling is transforming Taipei
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It’s hard to believe that, just four years ago, the program was on the edge of collapse, done in by a lack of rental docks and a scarcity of viable bike lanes in the city’s choked streets. After a brief burst of enthusiasm, cycling became an unpopular method of transportation as citizens tried to save gas money during the global financial crisis.

The city worked with Giant Manufacturing, the company that produces the bikes, to turn its bike rental program around. Giant upgraded its fleet to include mini locks, strong braking systems and bikes that change gears – a move that cut down on the number of repair jobs and broken bikes.

For its part, the city added rental stations and bikes near metro stations and bus stops, areas where commuters who normally walk to work might be interested in a more convenient alternative. The city will continue this trend: by 2019, it plans to spend about $32m on more bikes and more places to rent them. It aims to open a total of 400 rental stations by 2018.

“It’s convenient,” says 35-year-old Taipei dance instructor Vivian Chen, a rental bike rider of three years. “Take today,” she continues, pulling out of a rental station in February. “I’d pay around 20 Taiwan dollars ($0.65) for the metro, but I think the bike rental costs less in the first half hour. And it would take me longer by metro because my destination isn’t right on the train line. I would need to walk a ways to get there.”
YouBike renters park after a ride in Taipei on March 16, 2016.
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For Giant Manufacturing, which sells its bikes through 12,000 retailers in 50 countries, Taipei’s rental program isn’t a big money maker. It breaks even on the program, says Liu Li-chu, a spokesperson for Giant subsidiary YouBike. However, the program gives the company an opportunity to introduce potential customers to the benefits of cycling while building public good will toward its brand.

Li-Chu, who is also the daughter of 82-year-old King Liu, Giant’s founder and CEO, says that her father doesn’t just make and sell bikes. “He rides and thinks other people should ride,” she says. “We’re putting good bikes in front of citizens and saying, ‘Ride and see You’ll fall in love. These bikes are addictive.’”

For Taipei, building a loyal ridership was a challenge. One of the city’s strategies was to offer the first half-hour free, a move that attracted masses of short-distance commuters in the cost-conscious city. Rentals doubled to 22m between 2013 and 2014, and city officials hope they would help to reduce air pollution and rush hour traffic congestion.

“That initial thing about getting users in for free and getting them used to bikes – that was everything,” said Anthony van Dyck, a Canadian expatriate in Taipei who follows YouBike as founder of an informational website for foreigners. “That and they never stopped adding bikes and adding stations.”

The next struggle is traffic management. Many drivers in Taipei do not observe the designated bike lanes. On some streets, bikes compete for right-lane space with scooters, bus stops and double-parked cars. Sidewalks can be packed with pedestrians and shopping arcades.

“We’re now making plans for education and promotion work,” said Liu Chia-yu, a division chief under the city’s transportation department. “For bike riders, we’re saying not to compete with pedestrians, and for people on foot, if you run into a bike give it some space.”
Where is the most cycle-friendly city in the world?
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A growing solution

Public bike rental programs are a growing solution for cities. According to Jack Oortwijn, editor of Netherlands-based magazine Bike Europe, between 600 and 800 cities currently have them. They have already changed commuting and tourism for European cities such as Amsterdam and Copenhagen, where half the population gets to work by bike. Paris’s bike program logged more than 200m rentals within seven years of its 2007 launch.

Public bike programs are expanding across Asia, too. Japanese tourist mecca Kyoto has one, and Korean capital Seoul launched a system like Taipei’s in late 2015. It plans to expand city-wide by 2020 with as many as 20,000 bikes. Meanwhile, numerous cities in China, including Beijing, also rent bikes to the public. Hangzhou, a city of 7 million people near Shanghai, leads Asia – if not the world – with 78,000 rental bikes.

However, in many crowded cities – particularly in the developing world – bike programs are still an unaffordable luxury. Part of the problem also lies with the public image of bikes as a symbol of poverty, Oortwijn says. Research has shown that the image problem happens in industrialized or developing countries.

“It’s a question of priorities and awareness,” he says. “The problem with city councils is that they’re not aware of the possibilities that bicycles can offer. In developing countries bicycles are regarded as the poor man’s transport. That negative image is still there.”


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« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2016, 10:11:29 PM »
A nice video about the future of transportation. He explains how to make it as a bonus.
Ptero (winged) velo (bicycle)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGhwlU17mws
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« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2016, 06:49:57 PM »
A futuristic-looking electric motorcycle: the Johammer J1.  Described as reminiscent of a Star Wars pod racer with chopper-like handles.  Up to 125 miles (200 km) of range.
http://electrek.co/2016/03/30/johammers-electric-motorcycle/
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« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2016, 09:10:09 AM »
A world record at 139 km/h... not bad ! is it useful for everyday life... I wonder.
Under the Hood of the Fastest Bike in the World
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« Reply #18 on: April 01, 2016, 10:32:39 AM »
Their spirit seems to be good, if you are living in UK and want to have a look :
http://www.bhpc.org.uk
The BHPC mainly does two things: Racing and Information, we do occasionally run touring and social rides but since these are easily done by anyone these tend to be occasional events.

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« Reply #19 on: April 02, 2016, 09:22:13 PM »
70 kg is a bit too heavy but very good idea and practice.
PodRide a practical and fun bicycle-car
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/podride-a-practical-and-fun-bicycle-car?fse_1=e#/

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« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2016, 01:43:11 AM »
Norway Will Spend Almost $1 Billion on New Bike Highways
Norway has just announced a new tool in its fight against transit emissions: a new network of bike highways.

As part of a plan announced last week, the country will spend a massive 8 billion Norwegian Kroner ($923 million) creating 10 broad, two-lane, cross-country bike tracks in and near Norway’s nine largest cities, allowing longer-distance cyclists to travel with a speed and safety hitherto impossible. A key component of plans to slash Norway’s transit emissions by half, the bike highway scheme still faces some resistance. Not only is cycling in Norway relatively uncommon by Scandinavian standards, but the new highways will be constructed in a mountainous country that is cold and dark for much of the year.

http://www.citylab.com/cityfixer/2016/03/norway-bike-highways-billion-dollars/472059/
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« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2016, 12:01:58 PM »
Can anyone find any global bicycle production data more recent than 2007? It would be interesting to know which way this graph is heading now.: https://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans/eng/ch3en/conc3en/prodbicycles.html

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« Reply #22 on: April 05, 2016, 02:08:01 PM »
Not easy to find... the world ended in 2008... we are just not aware of it ;)

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« Reply #23 on: April 05, 2016, 04:46:38 PM »
Not really Laurent, the real world ended in december 2012 as all of us know. so there must be production numbers.

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« Reply #24 on: April 05, 2016, 06:54:55 PM »
Somewhere but I can't find any...

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« Reply #25 on: April 06, 2016, 02:34:49 AM »
I searched, too, but could not find any recent data.  Strange. 
Maybe because there are too many new manufacturers to keep track of?  Also, the non-traditional "village" manufacturers, making bamboo bikes and such.
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« Reply #26 on: April 06, 2016, 02:36:08 AM »
Great new mobility for the wheelchair-bound.  Video.
https://www.facebook.com/DIVSUPER/videos/986896684714226/
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« Reply #27 on: April 06, 2016, 07:25:44 PM »
I searched, too, but could not find any recent data.  Strange. 
Maybe because there are too many new manufacturers to keep track of?  Also, the non-traditional "village" manufacturers, making bamboo bikes and such.

I looked too, and found a site where I could pay more than a month's salary for a report with data through 2013 or 14 (and projections to 2019).  I found European data through 2013, etc., too, but didn't save any references.
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« Reply #28 on: April 07, 2016, 04:13:37 PM »
2016 Zero S Electric Motorcycle With City Range Of Up To 197 Miles
http://insideevs.com/2016-zero-s-electric-motorcycle-with-city-range-of-up-to-197-miles/
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« Reply #29 on: April 11, 2016, 09:04:48 AM »
A Unique Journey Of i-Bike A Driver Less Bicycle from IIT Kharagpur
http://www.viralindiandiary.com/ibike-driver-less-bicycle-iit-kharagpur/
i-Bike a driver less bicycle developed by IITians of IIT Kharagpur. Life can turn amazing if little thoughts turn into bigger innovations. Such is the team comprising of 13 members of IIT Kharagpur. 13 students build a dream together and work on one goal, which itself is an example of team bonding, and team work. The project of i-Bike would not have been successful without each other’s support. Ayush Pandey shared this motivational story behind this wonderful and unique innovation with us in an interview.

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« Reply #30 on: April 14, 2016, 02:46:13 PM »
Who's the most cycling-friendly London mayoral candidate?
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2016/apr/14/london-mayoral-election-qa-on-cycling-policy-with-the-main-candidates
In exactly three weeks’ time, London voters will be electing a new mayor to replace Boris Johnson. Despite the prominence of the job there are relatively few areas in which the mayor can enact real change. Transport, however, is one of them - not least through cycling.

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« Reply #31 on: April 17, 2016, 06:15:55 PM »
Nina Paley said "you have to hate cars to be car free"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRDDGPjQ-W8

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« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2016, 10:41:32 AM »
Great concept ! A motor included in the front wheel, that can be removed easily. I wonder if the materials will endure the time span ? Anyway it is rare when I am astonished by a new idea and here it is.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1266381423/geoorbital-wheel-make-your-bike-electric-in-60-sec

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« Reply #33 on: May 23, 2016, 03:49:15 PM »
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« Reply #34 on: May 26, 2016, 02:17:24 AM »
This is my easiest to make aero frame, 4130 straight-gage fairings are carbon it's next on the list when I get a shop, my profile pic is my first frame design, to me a breakthrough in concepts and rides better than anything I've ridden, very fast descender ....

For powered assist I have a biodiesel turbine in the rear hub concept going, about 2hp the design spec. So, you just change wheels to get assist!

This requires a torque arm, uses a clutch, speed isn't the idea, lightweight & effects as few other things on the bike is the priority so most of the time it's still a bike and 2-hp is a lot of power to get a load of groceries up a hill.

Trying to combine an internal rear brake with it last round.
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« Reply #35 on: May 27, 2016, 09:37:51 PM »
For that ”last mile:”
Peugeot has teamed with Micro to offer an electric-assisted scooter that fits in the trunk of their new SUV, with a plug to charge it while driving.

The scooter has a "Lithium Ion battery built into the ultra-thin platform with the motor integrated directly into the rear wheel."  :)  The classic EV design!

PEUGEOT Unveils e-Kick Electrically Assisted Scooter
http://electriccarsreport.com/2016/05/peugeot-unveils-e-kick-electrically-assisted-scooter/
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« Reply #36 on: June 01, 2016, 05:29:19 PM »
Lies, damn lies and the national cycling 'strategy'
http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/commentators/2987731/lies_damn_lies_and_the_national_cycling_strategy.html
The government's new 'strategy' for cycling is a feeble attempt to hide huge cuts to local transport budgets with a minute line of funds that would take over 2,000 years to bring the UK up to Dutch cycle lane standards, writes Donnachadh McCarthy. We must demand better!

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« Reply #37 on: June 03, 2016, 09:11:33 PM »
Segway returns with the smartphone-connected miniPRO electric transporter
Segway of North America has officially announced the miniPRO, a smart self-balancing two-wheeled transporter that is stacked with technology.

http://electrek.co/2016/06/03/segway-minipro-release/
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« Reply #38 on: June 05, 2016, 10:22:47 PM »
Velomobile fans could soon have a real Ego
http://www.futurevelo.eu/2015/12/31/52/

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« Reply #39 on: June 06, 2016, 02:27:46 PM »
Velomobile fans could soon have a real Ego
http://www.futurevelo.eu/2015/12/31/52/

How cute looking!! ... this is a fb group that does coroplast velomobiles that are more serious speed machines for people making their own on a frame: https://www.facebook.com/groups/15644592486/
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« Reply #40 on: June 06, 2016, 09:04:38 PM »
Big campaign on Kickstarter.

The Super 73 Electric Bike has an old-school design and hits speeds up to 30mph
The Super 73 is powered by a 1,000 watt motor that pushes speeds up to 30mph. A built-in battery recharges in four hours – using a standard outlet – and provides around 20 miles of range. One beauty of this arrangement is that a drivers license is not required to operate this bicycle.

http://electrek.co/2016/06/06/super-73-electric-bike/
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« Reply #41 on: June 15, 2016, 03:43:59 PM »
Sacrilege?  ;)  :)  Or ensuring their future?

Harley-Davidson will bring to market its first all-electric bike ‘within 5 years’
http://electrek.co/2016/06/14/harley-davidson-electric-bike-within-5-years/
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« Reply #42 on: June 17, 2016, 06:20:57 PM »
I wore this out riding it all weathers & winds, they are for long TT's so a regular spoked wheel with a bonded face to the carbon.

It adds about 1-mph to switch wheels in front over distance, in windy it improves flow in crosswinds better than disk rear only.

So, think of those big plastic platters with veggies for a party, by the millions so cheap, molded for common wheels instead of having to buy the wheel ...

For most racers & normal humans, the food-platter idea fits the budget, I really like this wheel, dinged the rim didn't even flat and had to retire it, sanded thin from rain riding.

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« Reply #43 on: June 18, 2016, 03:56:52 PM »
Europe's Favorite Online Bike Seller Comes to the Land of Bike Shops
Remember the last time you bought a bike? Doesn't matter if that happened last week or for your 10th birthday, the experience in the U.S. hasn't changed all that much since the days of the Wright brothers: Walk into your nearest shop, test ride one of the few options in stock, walk out an hour later with a new bike and perhaps a helmet. The role of dealers, much as in the auto industry, hasn't been affected by the explosion of online shopping.

In Europe, however, one company has been doing things differently. Canyon has ditched the dealer model, in which a local bike shop commits to a mass order from a manufacturer and spends the rest of the year desperately trying to sell them all, in favor of selling to consumers over the internet. The company's performance-oriented bikes, sold at relatively low prices, aren't available anywhere else.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-16/europe-s-favorite-online-bike-seller-comes-to-the-land-of-bike-shops
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« Reply #44 on: June 21, 2016, 11:36:11 AM »
Europe's Favorite Online Bike Seller Comes to the Land of Bike Shops
Remember the last time you bought a bike? Doesn't matter if that happened last week or for your 10th birthday, the experience in the U.S. hasn't changed all that much since the days of the Wright brothers: Walk into your nearest shop, test ride one of the few options in stock, walk out an hour later with a new bike and perhaps a helmet. The role of dealers, much as in the auto industry, hasn't been affected by the explosion of online shopping.

In Europe, however, one company has been doing things differently. Canyon has ditched the dealer model, in which a local bike shop commits to a mass order from a manufacturer and spends the rest of the year desperately trying to sell them all, in favor of selling to consumers over the internet. The company's performance-oriented bikes, sold at relatively low prices, aren't available anywhere else.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-16/europe-s-favorite-online-bike-seller-comes-to-the-land-of-bike-shops
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Bikes shops, good ones are there to fit the right bike to the person's abilities, what they want to use it for & budget, if you buy it online you don't have a person sizing it all up asking questions and doing on-the-bike fitting, maybe switch-outs of stem, basics like saddle-height & important things such as adjusting cleats on pedals for how they pedal bio-mechanically or inserts for people with unequal legs and so on.

That's how you sell local and endure as a bike shop not big box, the good ones do provide a service, if you know what fits & all online is fine, I can say getting fit properly is worth more to a rider than lighter stuff, and, custom frames are needed by many riders the off-the-shelf proportions don't always work.

My body doesn't fit OTS frames, short torso, long arms I suffered stiff necks and all for many years until my first custom frame ended that, I need a lot of pedal overlap on the front wheel that OTS frame mfg's don't want to do for general ridership can't blame them, yet, I rode track so willing to have it built and it was magic !

Also, there's a lot of mfg considerations for what is a seasonal industry now doing in-season releases that are really follow-ups of what becomes popular that year. Still, it's based upon the bike shows getting pre-orders to make initial supply-chain order volumes with lead-time to make them to arrive in spring, if you're doing low-volume high-priced bikes that's not the same business plan as small biz retail-service brick-n-mortar.
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« Reply #45 on: July 07, 2016, 05:19:53 PM »
A German company is selling an electrical bike-car, sounds great.
http://www.twike.com/

Don't know the price...

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« Reply #46 on: July 10, 2016, 11:22:28 AM »
It seems that prices are a bit steeper than ordinary electric bikes. German site has a configurator that shows price for minimum battery as 26.849,00 €.

Of course you get a lot more than in a e-bike but still...

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« Reply #47 on: August 03, 2016, 08:54:07 PM »
Bosch launches new electric ‘eScooter’ sharing service with Gogoro called ‘Coup’
“To start with, 200 connected eScooters will be available in the Berlin neighborhoods of Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain, and Kreuzberg. They have a maximum speed of 45 kph so that everyone over 21 holding a car or motorcycle driving licence can use them. The storage compartment under the seat fits one helmet and two swappable batteries. In the future, a second helmet will be provided. The eScooters have a range of around 100 kilometers. Customers will not have to worry about recharging – Coup will handle this for them. The pricing model is based on a flat-rate fee which charges 3 euros for 30 minutes or 20 euros for the whole day. The service is accessed via an accompanying app, whose intuitive interface makes it simple to find, book, and pay for a scooter. Even opening the helmet box is controlled by smartphone, which is connected to the eScooter via Bluetooth.”

http://electrek.co/2016/08/03/bosch-electric-escooter-sharing-service-coup/
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« Reply #48 on: January 30, 2017, 05:51:35 PM »
 Bicycling commuters (and math nerds :D ) will enjoy this analysis of New York City's Citi Bike usage

A Tale of Twenty-Two Million Citi Bike Rides: Analyzing the NYC Bike Share System
http://toddwschneider.com/posts/a-tale-of-twenty-two-million-citi-bikes-analyzing-the-nyc-bike-share-system/
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« Reply #49 on: February 15, 2017, 03:30:24 PM »
Modern C5 by Clive Sinclair nephew
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38960275

Maybe this is the car Neven wants?  ;)