Make your bike electric with this swap-in tire Electric bikes have been around for decades but haven't broken out of their niche audience. Instead of building a bicycle around electric power, GeoOrbital is a universal wheel you can swap into your existing bike to power your ride. GeoOrbital's creators had previously worked at SpaceX and Ford, companies that know a thing or two about renovating traditional transportation. The device replaces the front wheel in bikes with 26..
Bolt M-1 Electric Bicycle The M-1 can go up to 20mph and last up to 50mi per charge in Economy mode, and up to 35mph and lasts up to 35mi in Sport mode. You can detach its two batteries for recharging. It also has a USB charging port.
The BMW i Pedelec Concept is designed specifically to match the i3 Concept car launched in September last year, and two of them will fit side by side in its boot. It collapses enough to be wheeled onto public transport and is still slow enough (25 kilometres per hour) not to require a license or insurance.
Velomobiles, also known as human-powered vehicles, are fully (or almost fully) enclosed bikes/trikes, that have been gaining in popularity over the last few years. The pedal powered bikes provide protection from rain, are larger than normal bikes (some are large enough to carry two adults), and can sometimes include electric motors to make that pedal power go a little further.