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3Visiobike is an e-bike with a smartphone's brains [w/video]

Bicycling is a great, environmentally friendly way to get around town, but, let's face it, sometimes pedaling sucks. E-bikes are a wonderful compromise, especially for those uphill climbs, offering a bit of electronic assistance when you need it. Combine that with smart technology, a rear-view camera and gears that shift on their own, and you've got quite the two-wheel package. Build that all onto a sexy carbon fiber frame, and suddenly that four-wheeled hunk of metal sitting in your driveway se

27Feddz electric bike with swappable battery hits Europe this month

Garage chargers? We don't need no stinkin' garage chargers. Germany-based Feddz is getting ready to start European sales of its electric bike, and, to do so, it's touting a removable-battery system that makes garage chargers unnecessary, if not almost quaint.

22A2B Alva+ E-Bike

A Great Scooter Alternative For Commuters

Electric-assist bicycles continue to enter the marketplace along with electric and extended-range electric vehicles. And while they can bring tears to a cyclist's wallet without any federal or state credits to lighten the financial wallop, riding them can be addictive.

30Icon branches out into electric bicycles with new E-Flyer

We know we're supposed to be impartial and all that, but we have to admit to being big fans of Icon's work. Whether it's a Bronco, a Toyota FJ, a Dodge D200 or even an old DeSoto wagon, the folks at Icon never fail to transform their projects from old and busted into eminently desirable. But if their usual six-figure price tags and less-than-green footprint make you wince, allow us to point you in the direction of Icon's latest set of wheels. Only by "set," this time we mean "pair."

2Hands-On: A2B Alva Plus Electric Bike

An experienced cyclist's first encounter with an electrified bicycle

6850-mph electric bicycle tackles Mulholland Highway

Electric bicycles and electric motorcycles, like the Zero, are still kind of rare. But if this video is any indication, they have a bright future. This gentleman has rigged up a bicycle with an electric motor and a 72-volt, lithium-ion nano phosphate battery in his backpack. The custom built cycle can be recharged in two hours, although it isn't clear if this is on a wall outlet or something a bit heartier.

23Behance nCycle is a better electric bike design, ready for your smartphone

Simply put, the nCycle is unlike any bicycle – or electric bike – we've ever seen. Most e-bikes just add a motor to a sturdy but conventional bike. The nCycle takes the concept further, with a design that is both futuristic and functional.

2TRANSLOGIC Giveaway: Win A Pedego Electric Bike

At TRANSLOGIC, our love of electric vehicles isn't limited to just cars. We've covered electric-powered boats, ATVs and, of course, bicycles.

36Lessons learned spinning around Hong Kong on a Brammo Enertia

A biker in Hong Kong shot video for 20 minutes riding an electric Brammo Enertia. Here's a few observations from viewing it, which you can do below:

10Brammo gets GE Capital financing to sell more e-bikes

More plug-in motorcycles? We're in, says General Electric.

242012 Zero XU approved for use in MSF training courses

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has officially approved the electric Zero XU for use in the organization's rider training courses. The electron-powered XU offers a number of advantages for novice riders, including a low seat height, quiet operation and a direct-drive system that eliminates additional learning barriers like clutch and gearbox operation. The bikes are also extremely lightweight, tipping the scales at a mere 221 pounds with the battery pack in place.

38Is it the ForOne? Smart will start e-bike deliveries in UK this month

Daimler's Smart division, best known for its ForTwo two-seat vehicles, will start deliveries of its battery-electric bikes in the UK this month after winning a Red Dot Design Award.

6Smart unveiling Brabus-edition Fortwo EV, e-bike in Geneva

Daimler's Smart minicar division will unveil both a battery-electric version of the Smart Brabus special-edition line and a Smart Brabus electric bike at the Geneva Motor Show this year.

8Smart unveiling Brabus-edition Fortwo EV, e-bike at Geneva show

Daimler's Smart minicar division will unveil both a battery-electric version of the Smart Brabus special-edition line and a Smart Brabus electric bike at the Geneva Motor Show this year.

AddIn Detail: YikeBike

It would be impossible to reinvent the wheel, but reinventing how we get around on one is exactly what small New Zealand-based YikeBike Ltd hopes to do. If you ever see one of these little YikeBikes, you'll quickly notice that it is ridden in a unique fashion. YikeBike hopes to do what the Segway couldn't: take human mobility full-circle.

7Translogic circles back to check out the YikeBike

We've seen a lot of motorized bicycles over the years, but none look quite like the YikeBike. It looks like a miniature nineteenth century Penny Farthing bike that has no pedals and a backwards handle bar. But once you go beyond the looks of the YikeBike, the engineering is pretty interesting.

10San Francisco Bay Area will get e-bike sharing program

For anyone looking to find out if an electric-powered bike can make it up Telegraph Hill's Filbert Street in San Francisco, you'll soon get your chance.

3Stylish T20 bamboo scooter hides its electric side

If you thought electric scooters were just for little tots or adults who don't realize how unhip they look on a kid-sized Razor, well, then you've yet to feast your eyes on the ultra-modern T20 electric scooter designed by French firm Fritsch-Durisotti.

18Ford E-Bike Concept debuts in Frankfurt

If you're at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show basking in the glory of stunning concepts like the Ford Evos, then you might catch a glimpse of a futuristic e-bicycle from Ford.

35Smart whirs $4,000 ebike into Frankfurt

Well, if they can't quite master the business case for small city cars, maybe Smart will resort to two-wheelers as part of their plan to become the world's urban savior.

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