Electric Vehicles Take Off!
bike (or ebike) is an EV, that - finally - is available,
affordable and is
being enthusiastically received. At prices from $335 for
a power system kit
(that fit most bicycles), with best selling complete
electric bikes costing
no more than $700 to $900, tens of thousands were
sold last year in the U.S.
More ebikes were sold in Europe, and some
300,000 in Japan.
and applications of the ebike is numerous. Millions of Americans
bicycle but largely don't. Now they are rediscovering the joys of
ebike rider controls her/his level of effort and perspiration.
pedals easily, and its powerful motor combines to create
bicycling as if
there were no hills.
As per nationwide legislation the ebike requires no
registration, is designed to be compatible with its pedal-only
is typically allowed also on bike lanes and trails. Speed on
is 13-18 mph without pedaling.
Northwest (EVsNW) operates one of very few, dedicated
Light EV Stores
anywhere. While also offering scooters, mopeds, and
motorcycles its main
business is ebikes. EVsNW offers kits and many models
of complete ebikes,
including hub motors, on-tire and chain drive systems.
It best-selling make
is the US Pro Drive system by Currie, a company that
that tends to deliver
the steak before the sizzle. Its high efficiency
chain drive system
sells as a kit, and is also incorporated in a factory
mountain bike, cruiser,
folder, trike, and a brand new stand-on scooter
also fits kits on recumbents (such as the Vision), and offers a
drive system for rear internal hub bikes such as the
touring/commuting bike. EVsNW produces ebike
accessories such as a
state-of-charge gauge, a 10 W headlight powered from
the propulsion pack, and
a trailer arm adapter kit.
Electric Vehicles Northwest
Seattle, WA 98103