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Zero electric motorcycle: Fun, efficient commuting:
https://www.farmforum.net/2017/09/22/ze ... commuting/

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The Zero DS ZF6.5 is built with the commuter in mind. The range for this electric motorcycle is 74 miles in city riding and 44 miles on the highway at 55 mph on level terrain.

The Zero is a genuine bona fide motorcycle that just happens to offer significant benefits over a gas-fueled bike. Its intended purpose is for short-range touring, and fully charging the bike from completely depleted can be accomplished for a minimal cost.

The Zero DS ZF6.5 is based on an aircraft aluminum frame and looks for all the world like any other dual-sport adventure bike.
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The population was 158,755 at the 2016 census.
Johnny has no intentions of slowing down any time soon:
http://donegalnews.com/2017/09/johnny-n ... time-soon/
Two weeks ago, Stranorlar grandfather Johnny Patton took delivery of a brand new electric bicycle from Letterkenny Bikes...
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Schwinn tries to recapture Baby Boomers with electric bikes :
http://qctimes.com/schwinn-tries-to-rec ... c9b56.html

Starts:
MADISON, Wis. — The Schwinn bicycles of the past were Cadillacs with names like Phantom, Tiger and Hornet.

The Sting-Ray, "the bike with the sports car look," was coveted for its banana seat, high-traction studded balloon rear tire, butterfly handlebars and colors. With the Varsity and Continental, Schwinn introduced affordable 10-speeds sold at stores around the country.
... ends:
"With a brand name like Schwinn, we feel pretty comfortable of it being a bike that people are familiar with," Werwie said. "We still have brand equity. It's very recognizable. And when the largest customer base for this (e-bike) category is baby boomers, we think we're positioned pretty well."
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Bethesda to host annual cargo bike summit in bid to grow commercial e-mobility market :
https://cyclingindustry.news/bethesda-t ... ty-market/

Begins:
Set for the Bethesda Marriot Hotel, the organisers of the Electric Bike Expo series will debut a new international-facing exhibition for the cargo bike market.

Dubbed the U.S. Cargo Bike Summit, the two day meet encourages European cargo bike businesses to visit and understand the commercial opportunity said to be emerging in the United States. The dates are scheduled as April 5th to 6th.
Includes:
It has been proven that use of cargo bikes for logistics can in most cases be a money saver for the majority of businesses outside of hilly regions. In a study spanning several European territories, businesses who took part in a trial to see how cargo bikes could assist their business almost unanimously opted to continue usage.
... and:
Verhelst added of the show: “This is a huge opportunity for our industry. We already know that most of the 900 plus electric bike specialists in the U.S. are recording double digit growth every year, this is an extension of that opportunity.
:mrgreen:

Ends:
Registration for the event is now live here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-cargo-b ... 7957319364

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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
SEC. 13E. "ELECTRIC BICYCLE" MEANS A DEVICE UPON WHICH AN INDIVIDUAL MAY RIDE THAT SATISFIES ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

https://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(gbs0p ... 2-5670.PDF

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House Bill 4781 (2017)
Sponsors
Holly Hughes - (primary)Klint Kesto, Steve Marino, Peter Lucido, Eric Leutheuser
House Bill 4782 (2017)
Sponsors
Holly Hughes - (primary)Klint Kesto, Steve Marino, Peter Lucido, Eric Leutheuser
House Bill 4783 (2017)
Sponsors
Klint Kesto - (primary)Holly Hughes, Steve Marino, Peter Lucido, Eric Leutheuser
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EastEnders' Larry Lamb on Britain by Bike: This was a gift of a job
("FORMER EastEnders star Larry Lamb and his TV presenter son George cycle through some of Britain’s most scenic spots for a new Channel 5 documentary series."):
http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/lif ... annel-5-TV

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Cycling has always been a passion for actor Larry Lamb, and when he became a father to son George it was a pastime he was keen for them to share. So as soon as George was old enough, Larry adapted his bike in order to take the little boy along for the ride, too.
... and:
Fast forward 30-odd years and the two are back cycling together again (this time on separate bikes!) as they tour some of the country’s most beautiful national parks for a new four-part Channel 5 series.
Includes:
Father and son start their journey at Dent, the highest mainline station in the country, and although it’s downhill at the start, it’s not long before they encounter the county’s famous hills.

But with Larry benefitting from the assistance of an electric bike, it’s George who finds it tough going.

“A week of this and you’ll have legs like Usain Bolt!” Larry jokes to his son, as George struggles to keep up on one particularly steep incline.
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Founded in 2008 road.cc is a cycling news, reviews, and advice website with a strong emphasis on building a community that reflects the wide diversity of ebikers and cycling in the UK and beyond.
Over the last 8 years both the site and its journalists have won numerous awards for the quality of its content and the inclusiveness of their approach.
Older Dutch cyclists warned of electric bike dangers
("Deaths are on the rise among the e-bike nation"):
http://road.cc/content/news/229668-olde ... ke-dangers

:roll:

... BUT ends:
According to UK law, you can ride an electric bike in England, Scotland and Wales if you’re 14 or over, as long as it meets certain requirements.

These electric bikes are known as ‘electrically assisted pedal cycles’ (EAPCs). You don’t need a licence to ride one and it doesn’t need to be registered, taxed or insured.

Its electric motor must have a maximum power output of 250 watts and should not be able to propel the bike when it’s travelling more than 15.5mph.

If a bike meets the EAPC requirements it’s classed as a normal pedal bike. This means you can ride it on cycle paths and anywhere else pedal bikes are allowed.

If you’re thinking of investing in an e-bike, check out our buyer’s guide:
http://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/211 ... tric-bikes

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Electric bikes steal the show at Interbike:
http://www.laketahoenews.net/2017/09/el ... interbike/

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Outside is an American magazine focused on the outdoors. The first issue was published in September 1977. Its mission statement is "to inspire active participation in the world outside through award-winning coverage of the sports, people, places, ebikes, adventure, discoveries, health and fitness, gear and apparel, trends and events that make up an active lifestyle."
The Ethics of E-Bikes:
https://www.outsideonline.com/2241711/m ... cs-e-bikes

(URL noted as "murky".) :roll:

Ends:
Who am I to begrudge a mountain bike pioneer his e-bike? Nobody, that's who.

I do however feel perfectly comfortable begrudging the many other riders who have paid no dues whatsoever, and I reserve the right to do so—at least until I’ve got another 10 years in my legs.
Apparently one should "pay dues"... or something. :mrgreen:
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E-Glider Electric Bike - New - Folding - 20":
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Includes:Probably the most technically advanced electric bicycle on the market. [Cough Cough]

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Hehe... ESB "Search found 6 matches: +Delfast". Again:

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In short, The Awesomer samples a bit of everything – from gadgets to ebikes, from clothing to video games. The more interesting/funky/goofy, the better.
Delfast Long Range Electric Bicycle:
https://theawesomer.com/delfast-long-ra ... le/446711/
Inspired by the demands of DelFast’s original business – an express courier service – the company claims that the Prime variant of its electric bicycle can be used unassisted for up to 236mi (378km) on a single charge, thanks in part to its regenerative braking.
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Stark Drive bikes blogs:Stark Drive Commends the Swedish Government Get a Further 25% Off:
https://starkdrive.bike/blog/stark-driv ... er-25-off/

Starts:
Hello (Swedish) Backers,

We are super excited to relay the information that as of September 20th 2017, all electric bikes that are sold in Sweden qualify for 25% off up to a total of 10.000 SEK (approx 1250 USD) an an incentive to purchase and start using electric bikes as a form of transportation. With our bikes starting at $399, that means that for the base model of Stark Drive you can now deduct a further $100 USD from the price meaning Stark Drive can be yours for as little as $299!
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New thread started "Just got a Rad Power Mini folding fat e-bike -- first impressions.":
https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bik ... sions.html

... w/a nice long/first post by "Senior Member DaveQ24"... watt ends:
The ride. OK, took it out at dawn and rode about 1.5 miles, very cautiously and really slow, about 6 mph average, on throttle only Would like to do more but 1) I need to get a moped sticker and alas pay 6% use tax to be legal; 2) 5 weeks out from a broken leg in a brace, broken hand with reconstructive surgery of my thumb and in a cast, rotator cuff injury and slight after effects of a concussion makes me believe my doctors and physical therapist would NOT approve. Nor would my family - hence the early early AM ride so I didn't get caught - I've gotten enough grief just for doing things like negotiating the stairs to get to my laundry room. . Nice power, smooth ride, overall NOT the toy I feared it might be. Well - from what I could tell from 1.5 miles - and I shouldn't have done that even. This seems like, IMHO, a serious bike that would work well for a lot of people - students, bike commuters who are afraid to have a bike stolen of parked outside, people living in small spaces, 52 year old guys with a broken leg - from crashing on my Specialized Sirrus on the local MUP no less - who are now crying in their beer every time they see another cyclist because summer has slipped away and they can't be out there right now, too.
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Post by LockH » Sep 23 2017 3:27pm

Well SOMEbuddy's excited... (Belarus touting their new electric bike in Finland...)
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22.09.2017 Belarusian electric bicycle presented in Minsk
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It is located on White Lake (actually the mouth of the White River on Lake Michigan).
Michigan Votes
("Hughes’ e-bike legislation rolls through committee"):
http://www.shorelinemedia.net/white_lak ... fa932.html

Starts:
Sep 18, 2017

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Holly Hughes, of Montague, to provide a regulatory framework for electric bicycle (e-bike) use was approved today by the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee.
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Hehe... Who writes this stuff...

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“Excellent half day unravelling the wonders of the E bike on beautiful Dartmoor” :
https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowUserRevi ... gland.html

"Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Ashburton"...

Starts:
Loved this trip and still describing it to many others. The essence of 4 and half hours well spent exploring beautiful Dartmoor with the tedium and drudgery of having to dismount and push a bike up one, single incline. The electric bikes just magically took us up to the top, even one at 20% incline.
... posted on the Canadian tripadvisor site... things to do when "visiting the old country"... :lol:
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The Rise Of The E-Bike: Smart Choice For Commuting & Better Health:
https://cleantechnica.com/2017/09/24/ri ... er-health/

:mrgreen:

Includes:
E-Bike Use Varies By Country

The e-bike is a bit of a regional phenomenon. They are hugely popular in European countries like the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, and France. In fact, nearly a third of all bicycles sold in the Netherlands today are electric. In the UK, sales are less than half that. In the US, they are still a relatively new phenomenon.
... and:
Made me see God.
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Post by LockH » Sep 24 2017 11:07am

Hehe... "The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away"...

ESB "Search found 12 matches: +Blasio"... as in city of New York mayor Warren Wilhelm Jr. de Blasio aka "Bill"...

ESB reports stuff like "targeting businesses in e-bike crackdown"... while now "owning an all electric car in new york is about to get easier"... seen here:
https://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/ ... 77653.html

Includes: ...the highly democratic city of New York has just taken a major step to saving the environment, the lungs of New Yorkers, and to make it easier to own an electric car in one of the most traffic-congested cities in the country. How, you ask? Well, Mayor De Blasio, while taking a stab at president Trump’s view of climate change, has announced that New York will introduce some 1,000 public EV chargers by 2020.

... and article writer Robert Moore notes "These will come by means of 50 new public charging stations and a rather large check that will set the city back by a total of $10 million. Needless to say, being green isn’t easy, but in the end, I think we can all agree that this is a really good thing."

OH REALLY???

(OK. Can admit to being hopeful of being hit/run over/killed by an electric vehicle...)
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Post by LockH » Sep 24 2017 11:46am

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As its name suggests, Living-Las-Vegas.com focuses on what it’s like to call Las Vegas home. Because of its global reputation as a tourist destination, gambling mecca, and all-around “Sin City,” Las Vegas is often perceived by the outside world as an impossible or bizarre place to reside. Rare is the Vegas dweller who hasn’t been asked at some point or other, “Do you ride an ebike?”
All About eBikes at Interbike 2017:
https://living-las-vegas.com/2017/09/bi ... bike-2017/

Includes:
It was also full of so many electric bikes one might feel that purchasing an electric bike is as trendy as purchasing the new Apple watch. (The Review-Journal reported Friday that sales of electric bikes are doubling each year.)
:lol:

... and:
Attendees at interbike have opportunities not only to see new offerings for bike enthusiasts, they can ride new bikes during a two-day outdoor demo period in Boulder City and for electric bikes, they can also ride electric bikes in an indoor circuit where riders glide past at dynamic speeds.
Hehe... "at dynamic speeds"... :lol: :lol: (<- Extra laughing inserted here)

Includes one pic:
Inspired by designs of the 20s and 30s, this Vintage Electric bike sells, at retail, for $5,000.
Photo by Diane Taylor
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... and:
I loved the French ultralight electric assisted bike.
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Re: More E-bikes found in NON-ebike media

Post by LockH » Sep 24 2017 12:43pm

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September 22nd 17, 10:31 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech SMS external usenet poster
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Interbike 2017
http://www.cyclebanter.com/showthread.php?t=254792

Starts:
Photos with text at
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Vs2 ... sp=sharing

Interbike is in a Death Spiral

E-Bikes
:lol:

(Link to Giggle Docs includes:
E-Bikes
OMG, there were probably 75 different E-bike makers at the show. Most were companies from China that have no idea in hell how to exhibit at a trade show. The booth people spent most of their time huddled around a table looking at their phones.
The E-Bike test area was very fun. I rode eight different E-Bikes, rear drive, front drive, mid-drive, and three different electric wheels, two front, one rear. The Copenhagen wheel https://content.superpedestrian.com/the ... agen-wheel was the best riding...
... and:
The Electro wheel https://electronwheel.com was okay. The worst one was the GeoOrbital wheel https://www.geoo.com.
:lol:

AND btw... ESB "No suitable matches were found." ... for these folks from W.I.L.L. évolution S.A.S.. 204 Avenue de Colmar. 67100 STRASBOURG:
http://www.vlec-cycles.eu/acceuil

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Re: More E-bikes found in NON-ebike media

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Mtbr.com is one of the largest mountain biking website on the internet. Founded by Francis Cebedo two decades ago, Mtbr provides free product reviews about ebikes, trail reviews, and industry news, as well as forums, photo galleries, and a free classifieds section.
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Welcome to Mtbr's Coverage of Interbike 2017! Interbike is the largest bicycle industry trade show in North America. Every year, hundreds of bicycle manufacturers converge on Las Vegas to show their latest bikes, parts and accessories to independent bicycle dealers from all over the U.S. and even some from other countries. Interbike attendance is by industry insiders with a new consumer day on the last day of the show. If you can't get there, it is our pleasure to bring the show to you! Our coverage is not limited to the brands show above, but these companies will be highlighted. We have new articles below, check out all the latest and greatest mountain bike products for the new year!
Haibike Interbike 2017
("New DWNHLL answers call for longer travel e-bike"):
http://reviews.mtbr.com/haibike-interbike-2017

FBLS! SHD ITRST ALL RE DWNHLL!

(ESB "Search found 6 matches: +Haibike +XDURO +SDURO"... but article includes YT vid:)

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Re: More E-bikes found in NON-ebike media

Post by LockH » Sep 24 2017 4:36pm

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Traverse City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Grand Traverse County, although a small portion extends into Leelanau County. It is the largest city in the 21-county Northern Michigan region. The population was 14,674 at the 2010 census, with 143,372 in the Traverse City micropolitan area.
(... and:)
The Traverse City Record-Eagle is a daily morning newspaper based in Traverse City, Michigan. It calls itself "Northern Michigan's Newspaper". and is the newspaper of record for Grand Traverse County.
Battery-assisted bikes allow more options for road warriors of all types
http://www.record-eagle.com/news/local_ ... 1b86b.html

Hehe... "road warriors"... :)

Starts:
TRAVERSE CITY— At 86 years old, George Lombard is decades older than most other riders in the Cherry Capital Cycling Club, but he can still fly ahead of the pack on their weekly rides to Sutton’s Bay. That’s all thanks to his electric bicycle.
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Includes:
Electric bikes are categorized into three classes based on their motor function.
:roll: :evil:

... and:
There is little legislation in place for e-bikes currently, but three bills submitted to the house will decide the fate of the bikes on northern Michigan trails.
In fact the world is LOUSY with "too much" legislation for the "ebike". [Grumble Grumble]

"Bob Wilson, executive director of the Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance"... [Insert Blah Blah Blah here]

(... and:)
Deneen, Lombard, and about 45 other speakers went to Lansing to voice their support of using e-bikes on natural trails and dispel myths. The bills were amended to include clauses allowing any disabled rider to use an e-bike on any trail and allow locals to make the decision for their community.
"allow locals to make the decision for their community"

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Post by LockH » Sep 24 2017 6:23pm

Hehe... Nice day for "awesome stuff"... :mrgreen:

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Awesome stuff 365 was founded in mid-2015 and is fast becoming a well-liked brand here and in the popularity contest that is social media.

Our mission is to consistently gather the most awesome stuff like ebikes from around the world and display it all here in one convenient location for your entertainment!

We try our best to find the cheapest places to buy these products from and then try even harder to acquire further discounts for our members.

We are an affiliate based company so we do get a small commission on any products purchased through our site, these commissions help our overheads and also go towards our staff such as our awesome social media manager, who does an awesome job! so if you are planning on purchasing any products through our site, then thanks in advance, we appreciate it!
:roll:

Flash Smart Electric Bike:
https://awesomestuff365.com/flash-smart-electric-bike/

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... w/a short vid on YT Flash Smart Electric bike


... w/a link to their site:
https://flashbike.io/

EDIT: Already seen in ES Newz btw... back in March Flash "The Bike Evolved":
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =3&t=87289

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Re: More E-bikes found in NON-ebike media

Post by LockH » Sep 24 2017 10:58pm

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Hyattsville Life & Times is a community newspaper chronicling the life and times of Hyattsville, Maryland.
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Hyattsville is a city in Prince George's County, Maryland, and also a close, urban suburb of Washington, D.C. The population was 17,557 at the 2010 United States Census.
Green Expo offers residents info on how to ‘green’ their lives, homes:
http://hyattsvillelife.com/green-expo-o ... ves-homes/

Starts:
BY HOLLY BREVIG — On Sept. 9, the City of Hyattsville’s Environmental Committee and the Hyattsville Horticultural Society hosted the Green Expo. The expo included free talks sponsored by the Hyattsville Horticultural Society, music, food trucks, several local and regional vendors, various green-themed organizations, and a large display of electric cars.
Actually, article mentions "electric" 17 times... "Car"... "car"... "car"... but ONCE:
The event was bustling with activity, with residents testing an electric bike brought by Arrow Bicycle...
Arrow Bicycle of Hyattsville MD?:
http://arrowbicycle.com/

http://arrowbicycle.com/product-list/bi ... tric-1038/

Felt electrics popular... and Giants...
Giant Full-E+ 0 - 2017 $7,700.00
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Post by LockH » Sep 24 2017 11:16pm

News from the city of Nantes in France... via Malaysia: :)

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The Sun (branded as theSun) is Malaysia's first national free daily newspaper in tabloid form. Available from Mondays to Fridays except on public holiday, with a target audience of white-collar workers and urban youth. Circulation 306,249 copies (as of January-June 2015)
The waste-collecting cyclists who caught the UN's eye:
http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2017/09/ ... ht-uns-eye

Starts:
PUTTING an end to the unnecessary burning of biodegradable waste, one restaurant at a time, has become the forceful mission of a team of French cyclists.

Their creative initiative, which relies largely on volunteers, has even impressed the United Nations.

La Tricyclerie, a neat play on the French words for sorting out rubbish, recycling and biking, turns vegetable, coffee, and other organic waste into compost.

CoordinatorValentine Vilboux, 29, travels on her electric bicycle to restaurants in the western city of Nantes, collecting peelings otherwise destined for the bin.
Includes:
Launched at the end of 2015 with just eight restaurants on board, the anti-waste tour has grown to include 23 restaurants and nine businesses, catching the attention of the United Nations.

La Tricyclerie and its founder Coline Billon, 26, are one of 12 world finalists, whittled down from 2,400 candidates, for the UN's "Young Champions of the Earth" competition. The prize, to be awarded in Nov, is US$15,000 (RM62, 879).
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