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Kickstarting the Perfect Urban Electric Bicycle - via @evworldeditor

Kickstarting the Perfect Urban Electric Bicycle - via @evworldeditor

Kickstarting the Perfect Urban Electric Bicycle Tweet Using a bicycle in the city is smart, but they do have their drawbacks: they take up space in apartments, they are under constant threat of theft, and drivers tend to miss seeing them. That's where the Gi Bike, designed in Argentina, enters the fray. Remember that line from the 1996 Tom Cruise flick, Jerry Maguire : 'You had me at hello'? That's the way I felt when I saw how deftly and easily the Gi Bike folded up and stood balancing its seat in the company's Kickstarter campaign video . Then when I discovered the electric version weighed less than 40 lbs., we had to talk to these folks. So, in a truly international, three-way EV World Dialogue we were able to get Eric Sevillia, the startup's CFO, who is based in New York City, and Lucas Toledo, the CEO in Córdoba , Argentina to talk about their company, their truly inn...

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