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First ride: Super73 R Adventure - e-bike, speed pedelec or e-moped?

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Richard Peace

Richard Peace took to full-time outdoor writing/photojournalism after stints in an office and as an English teacher abroad. His cycling route guide books include the best-selling Ultimate C2C Guide and the Ultimate UK Cycle Route Planner plus Electric Bicycles. He has written for various media about many aspects of cycling


9 months 5 days ago

Ban this sick filth!

9 months 5 days ago

We're basically re-following the evolutionary path of motorbikes, but with electric motors. This is a light motorbike, a motorised pedal bicycle, a.k.a "moped". The original mopeds evolved and just got rid of the actual pedalling bit. E-bike Mopeds are going there too (esp in places like California).

This one even looks a lot like the Honda "Monkey bike" - the Z50 from the 60s and 70s.

This thing is actually faster than the legal limit for 50cc petrol engined mopeds (i.e. "bromfiets") in the NL!