Is it a bike?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Bikeology blog, stories | No Comments

The first electric bikes were patented in the 1890s.  One 1897 model housed a double electric motor in the crankshaft resembling today’s crank-drive power systems.  In 1898 there was an electric bike with a belt-drive to the rear wheel, and in 1899 there was a rear roller-drive.



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