Sunday, June 23, 2013

When considering the electric bike of the future, many companies search for a way to decrease travel time — but pumping a bike frame full of boosting batteries isn’t the only way to change the way people bike. In fact, the folks at Detroit-based electric biking company Autobike are building an electric bike to helps riders bike smarter.
“As a person is riding, you can seamlessly move from one gear to another,” says Sean Simpson, co-founder of Autobike. “The experience is optimized to keep rides smooth, simple and comfortable.”
Mashable spoke with Simpson about the technology behind automatic gear shifting in bikes, and how accessibility is the true way of the future. [via]
Read more at: Mashable


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