Jack of two trades
Jack of two trades
Polaris announces a partnership with Zero Motorcycles to co-develop electric vehicles as a cornerstone of Polaris’ new electrification strategy that they call “rEV’d Up”. The exclusive partnership deal is for ten years, to develop off-road vehicles and snowmobiles. Polaris is a huge and well-known powersports company, and Zero has proven electric powertrain technology. With this […]
Wisconsin’s version of a super commuter
Pedego has issued its second recall, just now. It is for certain Pedego bike models purchased between January 2018 and August 2020. According to their information: In cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Pedego is voluntarily recalling several Pedego electric bike models due to an improperly manufactured electrical cable. The recalled units […]
The upside to much of this is that the bike shops I’ve talked to all around the U.S. say that their service departments are booked solid,…
Elon Musk announced a new battery type that Tesla will be producing for its cars. Dubbed the 4680, it is 80mm tall and 46mm wide. This battery eliminates the use of cobalt, one of the most expensive materials in the battery, one that is also dangerous to mine, and most of that comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa. Eliminating cobalt from a lithium-ion battery is something that battery scientists have been trying to do for years.
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Legendary Tour de France champion, whose cycling career transitioned to becoming a top bike manufacturer, is right now officially launching a line of e-bikes based on their knowledge of bicycle design and technology. Their two new e-bikes, the Dutch and the Daily, promise to be lightweight thanks to a full carbon frameset. Even the stem and […]