The Enigma of Electric Assist #2

The Enigma of Electric Assist  By Alan Scholz, Co-founder/Designer of Bike Friday & Burley Design  The main mystery of Electric Assist for bicycles. Why is it not more popular in the US? It is wildly popular other places. What do they know that we don’t? It seems like it should have so much going for […]

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The Mystery of Electric Assist #1

The Mystery of Electric Assist  – or – Mechanical doping could make your life better. Alan Scholz, Cofounder/designer of Bike Friday & Burley Design I have watched bicycle assist systems be innovated since the 1970s. Back then they were little wheel drive gasoline motors. Noisy, dirty and to me as a cyclist not at all […]

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