Tesla isn’t dominating electric bikes, but Harley, Honda might

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The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle doesn’t have big sales yet, but CEO Jochen Zeitz recently remarked during an earnings call, “It’s also attracting new riders, new customers to the brand that might not have considered Harley-Davidson before.”

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Tesla reached a $500 billion market valuation this week, a sign of its dominance in the electric vehicle market. But Elon Musk has shown no real interest in one growing EV segment: battery-powered scooters and motorcycles. An accident he suffered as a youth on a motorbike — nearly fatal, Musk has said — turned him off two-wheelers, for now. But the

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Honda CD70 – A Story of Love and Hate!

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Guest Author: Aamir Sohail

Well, what can I say about Honda CD70 which hasn’t been said already but, as once said by Harvey Dent in Batman, you either die a hero or live long enough to become the villain. The same can be said to some extent about the Honda CD70.  Almost every Pakistani can say that they he has rode this bike during his life.

Benefits of Honda CD70

Honda CD70 ticked and still ticks all the boxes for an average Pakistani for what he wants in his motorbike. It has a good fuel mileage,70-80 km/l, a

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Weekly Roundup 10-September-2021 – Greater Auckland

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Tēnā koutou, hope you’ve all had a great week. While the rest of Aotearoa has gone to level 2, here in Auckland we’re still in one of the world’s strictest lockdowns (but secretly still enjoying the low-traffic bike rides). Here’s our roundup for the week.


In case you missed them – GA’s  stories this week

We’re trying something new, and offering you a link to the four stories we’ve published this week:

On Monday, Jolisa wrote about the things we’re experiencing moving around the city in Lockdown, and how important it is for everyone to recognise and remember those feelings.

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The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 80 – The Best Vehicles for Mountain Bikers

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Wait, isn’t this a mountain bike website? Thing is, there are many riders out there who end up with a specific truck, van, or car because it suits their riding lifestyle. And who among us hasn’t been bounced around the back of a ratty shuttle truck, slept in our wagon halfway to a race, or had aspirations of owning a drool-worthy van conversion? Point is, while we all love riding bikes, sometimes our vehicles go hand-in-glove with our sport.

Today’s podcast sees Alicia Leggett, Mike Kazimer, James Smurthwaite, and I talk about the vehicles that make sense for mountain bikers,

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Travails of Climate Change | THISDAYLIVE

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While Nigeria dithers on taking concerted action to combat climate change, its impact on the nation’s economy is unmistakable. For instance, women farmers who constitute 70 to 80 percent of the agriculture labour force in the country are at the mercy of climate change, with a resultant effect on food security. Governments have at best been indifferent. In this special report, Omolabake Fasogbon x-rays the travails of women farmers in Lagos state and Nigeria as a whole, noting that they are hardly ever captured in key agriculture decisions and policies

A critical examination of Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial capital, and

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Day 1 eMTB Randoms – Eurobike 2021

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Prices start at 9,999 Euros, going all the way up to 12,999 Euros, depending on the version.


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Maxon & Transalpes
The Maxon Bikedrive Air is a small and fully integrated motor and battery system, delivering 30 Nm of torque. Swiss company Maxon knows what they’re doing, as their core business is rooted in space (all NASA rovers use their motors) and medical categories, among others, having specialized in the development of small and lightweight motors. Right now, the system is manufactured 100% in Switzerland and depending on demand, the plan is to keep it that way for at
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