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Two Wheels: Visiobike is an e-bike with a smartphone's brains [w/video] #green

Bicycling is a great, environmentally friendly way to get around town, but, let's face it, sometimes pedaling sucks. E-bikes are a wonderful compromise, especially for those uphill climbs, offering a bit of electronic assistance when you need it. Combine that with smart technology, a rear-view camera and gears that shift on their own, and you've got quite the two-wheel package. Build that all onto a sexy carbon fiber frame, and suddenly that four-wheeled hunk of metal sitting in your driveway seems like it's just taking up space. Visiobike is a new, high-tech, electric bicycle from a company in Croatia . It comes with either a 250-watt electric motor good for 16 miles per hour, or a 500-watt motor capable of 28 miles per hour. It also offers an optional rear-view camera and a continuously variable shifter or an automatic gearbox capable of adjusting itself every 10 millise...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2014/06/25/visiobike-is-an-e-bi...

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