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Rad Power Bikes Slashes Prices For Its Rad Holiday Sale

November 12th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Rad Power Bikes up in Seattle designs and sells some of the best values in the world of electric bikes, so we were excited to hear that it is having an early Black Friday sale that makes these even better deals that what you would normally find at your local bike shop the day after Thanksgiving. You get the same great deals you would expect, but you don't have to wait in any silly lines, worry about getting trampled, or stay up all night to take advantage of the deals. Just hop online and order away


On-Road & Off-Road — The Daymak Beast 2.0 Is Appealing

October 31st, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Are you an adventurer who loves it all? Busy urban streets and ... winding, hidden country roads. This may be the perfect solo getaway vehicles. The Daymak Beast 2.0 is great for quiet cruises through the wilderness, or for city commutes


The Electric Bike Company Electrifies The Classic Southern California Beach Cruiser

October 30th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

It should not come as any surprise that the Electric Bike Company builds e-bikes, but it may come as a surprise to learn that they build them in Southern California. We stopped by the Electric Bike Company headquarters and manufacturing facility in Newport Beach, California to get the inside scoop straight from the mouth of founder Sean Lupton-Smith


China × Cleantech — September 2019

October 26th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our September 2019 edition. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website


Micromobility Has Always Been King

October 26th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

In recent years, there's been a lot of buzz about micromobility, a term that varies depending on who is talking about it. Some writers only consider it to include shared vehicles of small size, while others limit the term to small electrified vehicles (whether personally owned or shared). Most writers would probably agree that the vehicles must be small, and that micromobility is something new that's going to expand and take a big chunk of the transportation industry


Do What You Can With What You Have (Even If You Can’t Get An Electric Vehicle)

October 25th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

When you look at your finances and see that you're upside down in your current car, that your credit is shot to hell, or that you can't get into a car payment right now (or all of the above), you can't simply wish your way out of that hole, even if you wish really, really hard. Continuing to drive a gas vehicle in that situation doesn't make you a bad person or a sinner


Why Are Tourist Airplanes So Loud?

October 16th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

After an 11-day hike around Zion Canyon, Brice Canyon, and the Grand Canyon, one thing became clear. Why are tourist parks and monument aviation so loud? We need quieter and cleaner electric mobility


A Clear Solution For Cleaner Air

October 12th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Californians love to be outside. But even on a clear, sunny day, we know that the air we are breathing isn’t as clean and clear as it looks, especially in our increasingly congested and crowded cities. Air quality is a complex topic that is affected by the weather, the time of day, and events like wildfires. But one aspect of air quality is very clear: tailpipe emissions make air quality worse. When those emissions happen in cities, millions of people are exposed to harmful pollution


Lumos Matrix Helmet — The Gold Standard In Bike Safety

September 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

It's not often that we write reviews of a bike helmet on CleanTechnica. For most people, and for most helmets, there's nothing special. You find one that fits on your head and that meets the applicable safety standards, adjust it to fit, and go. Lumos decided to go above and beyond the normal with their new Matrix helmet. Not only does it protect your head, but it has features that can help prevent an accident from happening in the first place


2019 RadRover Electric Bike Review

September 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

I recently had an opportunity to get my hands on a 2019 RadRover, by Rad Power Bikes. While I did get this bike as part of a collaboration with a third party, I'm glad to have the opportunity to give our readers an independent review of the bike. So far, it's been a great ride!


Monday Motorbikes: The Gateway To Cool

September 23rd, 2019 | by Susanna Schick

I’ve had my eye on Monday since it first popped up on my Instagram feed. They’re cute. But they’re also cool. They’ve still got that vibe of the Puch 50 they’re modeled after. But they also have a modern feel, all black-clad. They follow the Henry Ford Design School -- you can have any color you want, as long as it’s black. Definitely the perfect vehicle for heading to the beach, or to work


Brompton Challenges London Transit Riders To Hop On An Electric Bike Instead

September 16th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The fine folks over at Brompton took to the tubes in London with a new pitch: ditch the usual commute in favor of a ride on one of Brompton's lightweight, compact folding electric bikes. Most folks in the world still haven't ridden on an electric bicycle, which makes the proposal that much more exciting


Attending National Drive Electric Week Event In Florida

September 16th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

Yesterday, I attended the Drive Electric Week event in New Port Richey. Next week, if all goes as planned, I'll attend another one in Florida. I've been attending these sorts of events for a few years. Although I enjoy them, I don't think they are very effective at their stated purpose. Every time I attend a Drive Electric event, it seems that it is preaching to the choir. I was happy to see a few non-EV owners at the event, but the majority of the people there owned an



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