28 Jul '13, 4pm

Turn Your Bike into an Electric Bicycle in SECONDS (w/ video)

Turn Your Bike into an Electric Bicycle in SECONDS (w/ video)

The number of American bicycle commuters is skyrocketing , with more and more Americans turning to bikes as cleaner, cheaper, and healthier alternatives to cars. Somewhat inspired by bikes like the Estonian Viks , Specialized Langster, and all the cool and trendy bicycle commuters surrounding me in Chicago , I recently picked up my own overly-hipsterish “fixie”. I (like many over-30s, I tell myself) soon discovered that this was a terrible mistake, because I am fat and lazy. What I really should have bought was an electric bicycle (or, better yet, a Honda Grom ), but now I have this thing. If only there was a way to convert this slick fixie into an equally slick-looking electric bike!

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/07/28/electric-bicycle-in-seconds/

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