Urban Bike Sharing Coming To The U.S.

by Justin Thomas •

Bike sharing is an optimal method of transportation. American cities and universities, eager for greener solutions to urban congestion, are rushing to set up bicycle-sharing programs similar to those launched in Europe in recent years. Washington DC will likely be the first in the nation to offer two-wheeled transport at various locations for a nominal fee, under a deal with …


Evaders: High Performance Electric Bikes

by Justin Thomas •

It is good to see these kinds of electric bikes available in the U.S. at a reasonable price ($999 for the model above). The noise level is less than 55 decibels, which is about as loud as falling rain. These bikes are street legal and can go up to 45 miles per charge. Thanks to Eric for the tip. Specs: …