PRODUCT Electric bikes equipped with battery-powered motors
HOW IT STARTED Eco-friendly folks with strong intentions but weaker legs were looking for a boost on those tough hills
JUDGMENT CALL For fading fitness buffs, a good (if pricey) option
Last year it was the scooter; a few years before that, inline skates and skateboards. If there is a new way to get around on wheels, we bipeds are eager to embrace it. So clear a path for electric bikes.
For weekend warriors who find themselves a little weak on those really steep hills, electric bikes are the perfect answer. You can...