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Post by LockH » Mar 09 2018 3:48am

ACK! City councillor supports "throwing out the baby with the bath water"!

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Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. The population was 3,728 at the 2010 census.
Officials express concern over vehicle growth:
http://thecatalinaislander.com/official ... le-growth/

Starts:
It’s probably a bit far-fetched to say Catalina Island is experiencing traffic jams, but city officials on Tuesday did express a growing frustration over the expanding number of bicycles, smart cars and fast golf carts on the island.

City Council Member Joe Sampson had requested a change to city transportation ordinances approximately six months ago to allow for small cars (Toyota Cion IQ) and larger golf carts so that residents could go places In the island’s interior where existing golf carts could not take them.
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Sampson (Ed: City Council Member Joe Sampson) said his reasoning was valid when he proposed changing the rules to allow larger “autoettes,” which included faster golf carts and certain brands of so-called smart cars, but the “outcome of the changes” was beginning to concern him.

“Our streets are not wide enough,” he said, and traffic laws are not sufficient to control golf carts that “go over 50 mph.” Sampson said he “doesn’t think it’s safe for the community.”

Golf carts themselves are good for the community and Sampson said he thought then that the more powerful carts would allow more people to explore the interior beauty of the island. “That was my intention,” he said.

What’s happened since, he said, is that small smart cars that are the same size as some golf carts are beginning the populate the island which, he said, is not prepared for a glut of new vehicles.
... and:
Sampson said there are now approximately 1,700 golf carts on the island. If many of them were to trade up to vehicles allowed under the modified ordinance, the “quality of life” on Catalina may suffer. “It’s time to take a second look,” he said.
... AND:
Mayor Anni Marshall has previously made requests for policy ideas to better register and regulate bikes on the island. Council members heard that there is “already a good assortment” of bikes in the city and other members said there is already “too much traffic” on the streets.

City Attorney Scott Campbell said the city had two potential options, either permit non-motorized bikes or ban bicycles from non-bike shops, “although I would have to see whether that would be legal.”
... AND:
Member Cinde MacGugen-Cassidy said the one and a quarter page staff report provided insufficient information on which to make any realistic determination of the bicycle’s future on Catalina. Bikes could add value to some businesses, she thought, but said she needed more facts. MacGugen-Cassidy said she would be inclined to support a policy of no more motorized (electric) bikes on the island.
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Speed Pedelecs: Where does UK law stand on their use and can bike shops sell in confidence?:
https://cyclingindustry.news/speed-pede ... onfidence/

Starts:
It won’t have escaped the attention of those working in the electric bike space that some law bending has been occurring among customers keen to go faster. This is risky business for anyone turning a blind eye, or worse, enabling the practice. With The public asking more questions, CI.N asks Riese & Müller’s Dan Jones, how can UK retailers legally sell speed pedelecs?
Includes:
The easy thing to do would have been to sit on the fence when covering the speed pedelec segment, currently considered a niche of an albeit now exploding former niche.
:mrgreen: There's that word ‘dongle’ again. :lol: (ESB "Search found 453 matches: ‘dongle’")...

... including Badass e-Bike Speed Tuning Dongle:
Badass e-Bike Speed Tuning Dongle

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Hehe... Accell Group N.V. pumping out the Press Releases...

Accell Group’s 2017 Profits Erode OH, NO!:
https://sgbonline.com/120231-2/

Starts:
Accell Group N.V. published its annual results for the 2017 financial year and presented a strategy update for the period 2018-2022.

Financial Highlights

Adjusted net turnover up 3.7 percent1 at €1,069 million, largely on the back of growth in e(performance) bikes and strong contributions from Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DACH) and France, turnover increase under pressure from reduced bike sales in North America and the Netherlands
:mrgreen:

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In Europe, we benefited from our leading position in the field of e-bikes. Sales of e-performance bikes for active recreation and sports saw a particularly strong increase and we also recorded a further increase in the order file for 2018. Turnover of regular bikes declined, but this was compensated by the higher turnover of e-bikes.
8)

... and:
("Accell Group will accelerate roll-out of the following initiatives as of the second quarter of 2018:") includes: Focus on e-bikes supported by digital platforms, experience centres and mobile bike service
... AND:
Net turnover in the bicycle segment was 3.5 percent higher compared to 2016, largely on the back of an increase in sales of e-bikes, and in particular the e-MTBs of the brands Haibike, Ghost and Lapierre. Accell Group noted strong growth in turnover of these bikes, especially in Europe. Sales of regular bikes declined compared to the previous year, both in sales volume and in turnover. Driven by this development, the share in turnover accounted for by e-bikes in this segment increased to 63 percent (2016: 55 percent).
... and on, and on... Good think you are all accountants, eh?

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Post by LockH » Mar 09 2018 10:53pm

Watt? ESB "Search found 0 matches: Caboost"??? Odd. (Not really... hehe)

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Student's innovation, the Caboost, gives cyclists an uphill boost:
https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/student ... -1.3836156

Starts:
A University of Victoria student has invented a new way to give cyclists a boost when it comes to gruelling climbs up hills.

Simon Park, a mechanical engineering and business student at the school, invented a small trailer-mounted electrically motorized wheel that attaches to the back of a bike, to give the rider an on-demand boost.
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The Denver Post is a daily newspaper that has been published in Denver, Colorado, United States...
... and:
The Denver Post receives roughly six million monthly unique visitors generating more than 13 million page views, according to comScore.
Opinion Letters
Should e-bikes be allowed on Colorado’s single-track trails? (4 letters)
:
https://www.denverpost.com/2018/03/10/s ... ck-trails/

Excerpts...
As a cyclist for over 25 years and an advocate of getting more people on bicycles, I find his reasoning in this column to be very flawed. I ride with a group of retired cyclists, some of whom have completed Ride the Rockies in the past but now, due to our age and some health conditions, find that riding an e-bike still allows us to enjoy the outdoors and stay fit.

I have observed many more out-of-control cyclists on regular bikes than those on e-bikes....
Hopefully Steve Lipsher wasn’t too offended when an old person on an e-bike passed him...
Kudos to Steve Lipsher for capturing the myriad of conflicts on both our paved bike paths and mountain trails, which will be made much worse by electric bikes...
Reading Steve Lipsher’s column against e-bikes reminds me of when, as a young golfer, I asked, “Why on earth does one need a golf cart to play golf?” Now, as an octogenarian family physician, not only do I ride in a golf cart, but also rely on my e-bike for assistance in climbing hills.

Lumping the cacophony of ATVs and motorcycles with e-bikes is a bit of a stretch, not to mention fallacious — what’s next, no electric wheelchairs?
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Electric Motorcycles May Finally Be Making the Turn
("Start-up companies and new offerings from established icons might help to push Millennials toward electric motorcycles."):
https://www.designnews.com/electronics- ... 8598758386

Starts:
For most of the world a motorcycle or a scooter is a basic means of transportation. Cheap to purchase and operate, and easy to park on crowded city streets, commuting on two wheels is a way of life. This is especially in emerging markets where a motorcycle or scooter is an attractive alternative to a bicycle, a public bus, or walking. In the 1950s and 1960s in the U.S., motorcycles had a utilitarian purpose too, but somehow, during the 1980s and 1990s, motorcycles, and in particular U.S.-built Harley Davidson motorcycles, became “lifestyle accessories.”
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In China, where more than 100 million electric bicycles have been sold in the past 15 years...
8) :mrgreen:

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The Idaho State Journal is a U.S. daily newspaper serving the Pocatello, Idaho, area. The paper has a circulation of 17,116 daily, 17,825 Sunday.
... and:
Pocatello is the fifth largest city in the state, just behind Idaho Falls (population of 56,813). In 2007, Pocatello was ranked twentieth on Forbes list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers.
Ebikes are coming (ready or not):
https://idahostatejournal.com/opinion/c ... 90d85.html

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Hehe... Quick show of hands... anybuddy NOT know these folks?

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Popular Mechanics was first published by Henry Haven Windsor, January 11, 1902. It has been owned since 1958 by Hearst Communications.

There are nine international editions, including a now-defunct Latin American version that had been published for decades, and a newer South African edition. The Russian edition of Popular Mechanics has been issued since 2002. In 2013, the US edition changed from twelve to ten issues per year.
Indian Motorcycle Is Coming for Harley-Davidson's Throne
("The Polaris-owned bike builder is establishing its foothold in American motorcycles."):
https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/m ... ns-throne/

Starts:
America's best-known motorcycle brand is having trouble at home. Harley-Davidson's U.S. sales are down to the lowest levels in years, and the company's stock has fallen about 13 percent so far in 2018. The Milwaukee-based bike builder is shuttering a factory in Kansas City as forecasts for 2018 predict continued declines. International sales have fared better, but possible steel and aluminum tariffs threaten to rock the manufacturer overseas.
Includes:
Harley is hoping to right the ship with some help from its recently-announced electric motorcycle, the production bike that will result from the LiveWire prototype unveiled in 2014. But it remains to be seen if the sporty electric two-wheeler will have broader appeal.
... and:
Dropping off the Chieftain in Orlando, the shop employee who gave me a ride to the airport in his truck told me about how Victory Motorcycles had moved in on one of Harley's historically loyal markets: cop bikes.
Hehe... and any police officer knows electric bikes are sneakier. :wink:
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But, But, But...

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Arutz Sheva (Hebrew: ערוץ 7‬, lit. Channel 7), also known in English as Israel National News, is an Israeli media network identifying with Religious Zionism. It offers online news in Hebrew, English, and Russian, including 24-hour updated text news, live streaming radio, video and free podcasts. It also publishes a weekly newspaper, B'Sheva, with the third-largest weekend circulation in the country.
Fire breaks out at Aish Hatorah yeshiva in Jerusalem:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/242984

Starts:
Firefighters today, Sunday, put out a fire that broke out in an electrical room at Yeshivat Aish Hatorah, near the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

A security guard who entered the area of ​​the fire was lightly injured and evacuated for medical treatment.

An initial investigation by Jerusalem firefighter investigators revealed that an electric bicycle battery had flared up while charging, exploded and caused the fire.


But China always makes nice stuff (charger)... and those LiPO cells were really cheap! but... but... but...
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The Straits Times is an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore currently owned by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). It is the country's highest-selling paper, with a current Sunday Times circulation of nearly 365,800.
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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 square kilometres or 50 square miles).
Ride-hailing firm Grab moves into shared-bike, PMD sector with GrabCycle:
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/t ... -grabcycle

Starts w/a YT vid:


So maybe retro/antique/vintage/etc "poop-mobile"-style bikes... but one lady is grinning at least...
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Watt reminds me of MY electric scooter almost 20 years ago...
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(Pic taken on a trip to Gawds Country (Victoria, BC)...) :mrgreen:

Grab here:
https://www.grab.com/sg/

Hehe... Guess they got SOMETHING figured out re licensing...

Mandatory registration for e-scooters from second half of 2018: LTA:
https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/e ... f-year-lta
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Post by LockH » Mar 11 2018 5:34pm

Hehe... Silly me... The news re ebikes has been flooding out so much recently. Completely overlooked the "real" source here/ on ES... :)
Whereas in THIS thread "back on" March 4th... "Electric bike biz BionX goes into receivership" as reported by Mark on cyclingindustry.news on March 3rd...
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... 4#p1362484

Lord Justin picked up the news re BionX "back" late on March 1st... "The end of BionX?":
https://endless-sphere.com/forums/viewt ... =3&t=93078

Hehe... Guess I feel like a dummy. It's getting hard to keep up with all this "Breaking Ebike News". :lol:
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E-Bikes On Trails? It’s A Question You Only Ask If You’re Ready For Coloradans To Sound Off:
https://www.cpr.org/news/story/e-bikes- ... s-to-sound

:roll:

Starts:
As more people move to Colorado’s Front Range, the trails that crisscross the outdoors have grown more crowded as well — stoking tensions between age-old rivals: bikers and hikers.

In turn, a few local governments are trying to get ahead of an expected surge in electric bike activity. This too is unleashing a strong undercurrent of emotion.

“We called the category ‘general bike hate,’” said visitor services manager Mary Ann Bonnell with Jefferson County Open Space, which solicited public comments in 2017. “People, just in the opportunity to say something, would say things like, ‘I just don’t like sharing the trail with bikes in general.’”
[Sigh]

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Quiet E-Bikes

In Boulder County, e-bike interest sparked an “overwhelming response” this winter, said Boulder County Ranger Erin Hartnett — more than 300 public comments. Some called e-bikes “dumbing down of exercise,” ”cheating” and “loud”. Others emphasized seniors’ rights over Boulder’s “mega athletes”.

One of the biggest sources of contention was allowing e-bikes on Boulder’s dirt trails where there are “bikers and hikers and runners and horseback riders all out there using the same trail system,” Hartnett said.
... and:
“Here’s this person who’s decided this thing is really a bad idea, and yet can’t recognize it when it’s right in front of them,” Bonnell said.

She found that some people who can’t recognize an e-bike can sometimes be dead set against them. Which was certainly interesting she said, “If you can’t detect it, is it really a problem?”

Public reaction on JeffCo’s Facebook page has been strongly divided.
Hehe... As usual, the enlightened up against fear and ignorance...
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Launched in 2003, MailOnline was made into a separately managed site in 2006 under the editorship of Martin Clarke. It is now the most visited English-language newspaper website in the world, with over 11.34m visitors daily in August 2014.
Cycling in Provence? No sweat! Electric bikes are the easy way to discover the joys of the Luberon
(" Electric bikes make pedalling in the picturesque South of France a total breeze
Base yourself near the hilltop town of Gordes for a spectacular starting point
With fewer rules around e-bikes in France, the whole family can get involved")
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/artic ... bikes.html

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Cycling holidays always sound like a good idea. What could be better for family harmony than several days of hearty, sleep-inducing exercise in glorious fresh air, combined with a decent slug of sightseeing, and rounded off with plates of fine food.

There's only one snag — hills.
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Post by LockH » Mar 12 2018 9:44am

Hehe... ESB "Search found 3 matches: EvoWheel"... again:

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Inhabitat.com is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future, and ebikes and stuff.
EvoWheel converts almost any bicycle into an electric bike in just 30 seconds:
https://inhabitat.com/evowheel-converts ... 0-seconds/

W/a pic:
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Hehe... look sorta familiar much? eg:
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$41,047 USD raised by 88 backers
117% of $35,000 fixed goal
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/evow ... electric#/
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Post by LockH » Mar 12 2018 10:02am

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BayToday.ca is similar to a daily local newspaper in content but is available on-line only.

Local news web sites in Canada are often operated by a local newspaper that is usually reluctant to compete against their printed version. The results can be a second-rate web site with little news value to the viewers.

BayToday.ca is unique in that we are independently owned. We compete with the local printed newspaper with vigour when presenting North Bay news.
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North Bay is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is the seat of Nipissing District, and takes its name from its position on the shore of Lake Nipissing. (Population (2016) Metro 70,378)
Those e-bikes are popping up again. Here's what you need to know:
https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/thos ... now-857622

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Post by LockH » Mar 12 2018 12:12pm

Hehe... stupidDOPE is a "thing", correct?
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Game Changer! The EvoWheel Turns Your Bicycle Into An Electric Bicycle:
https://stupiddope.com/2018/03/12/game- ... c-bicycle/

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Thats dope...
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The Mercury listens to, learns from and leads the Tasmanian community by providing readers with a major forum for debate across print, digital and social media platforms.

The lively, balanced and often provocative coverage of the Mercury provides essential reading for Tasmanians and, while proud of its links with local history, the Mercury embraces new challenges on a daily basis. It has an ongoing commitment to developing sections to suit the changing lifestyles of Tasmanians and deliver to advertisers’ specific target markets.

The Mercury is Tasmania’s largest-circulating daily newspaper.
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Tasmania is an island state of Australia. It is located 240 km (150 mi) to the south of the Australian mainland, separated by the Bass Strait. The state encompasses the main island of Tasmania, the 26th-largest island in the world, and the surrounding 334 islands. The state has a population of around 519,100 as of June 2016, just over forty percent of which resides in the Greater Hobart precinct, which forms the metropolitan area of the state capital and largest city, Hobart.
Motorised electric bicycles were on show at Hobart E-Bike Expo:
http://www.themercury.com.au/news/motor ... 53e17fc70b

Starts:
KEEN to get on your bike, but not quite so keen on pedalling up Hobart’s hills?

You’re clearly not alone, as evidenced by the ever-increasing number of motorised electric bikes taking to the city’s streets.

The modern mode of transport’s rise in popularity was on show yesterday at cycling advocacy group Bicycle Network Tasmania’s Hobart E-Bike Expo, held at the Regatta Grounds as part of the state’s annual Bike Week.
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Post by LockH » Mar 12 2018 3:10pm

Hehe... ESB "Search found 33 matches: Boda Boda"... but not THIS "Boda Boda" (new version comes with electric assist...)

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Yuba Bikes offers Electric Boda Boda cargo e-bike:
http://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry ... qbeNCVG21h

Starts:
COTATI, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba Bikes new Electric Boda Boda, available this week, features a Shimano STEPS motor with three pedal assist settings and is available with traditional or step-thru frame style.
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Brisbane Times is an online newspaper for Brisbane and Queensland, Australia.
... and:
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most-populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Situated in the north-east of the country, it is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean. The state is the world's sixth largest sub-national entity, with an area of 1,852,642 km2.

Queensland has a population of 4,750,500, concentrated along the coast and particularly in the state's South East. The capital and largest city in the state is Brisbane, Australia's third largest city. Often referred to as the "Sunshine State", Queensland is home to 10 of Australia's 30 largest cities and is the nation's third largest economy. Tourism in the state, fuelled largely by its warm tropical climate, is a major industry.
Affordable electric bikes are now a reality:
https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/techno ... 4z3wa.html

Starts:
A few years ago, I reviewed the fantastic EVO City Wave Electric Bike. I loved the speed and convenience of the pedal assisted ride, but felt the $3500 price was just too high for an average consumer. Thankfully, the market has changed rather quickly, and it is now possible to find an excellent electric bicycle for under two thousand dollars.
Hehe... ESB "Search found 2 matches: Velectrix"...

Includes:
I'm hideously unfit, but have been able to ride the 17 kms to my office every day, in around an hour, without breaking a sweat.
:mrgreen:

Ends:Overall, I'm incredibly impressed with the Velectrix Urban 2.0. It's shaved 30 minutes of my commute, and made that commute a much more pleasant experience.

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Post by LockH » Mar 12 2018 9:14pm

Hehe... ESB "Search found 4 matches: Nireeka"... again:

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Android Authority is the largest publication dedicated to the world's most widely used operating system. Every month, we influence an audience of 50 million professionals in the tech industry, technology enthusiasts, and savvy millennials about ebikes and stuff...
Nireeka electric bike: good-looking, affordable and smart:
https://www.androidauthority.com/nireek ... rt-839799/

Starts:
Bicycles have been around since the early 1800’s. And though these have evolved into motorcycles, the basic idea stays alive and has its own industry, separate from its motored counterparts. A frame with two wheels, pedals and brakes. This tried and true concept is going nowhere. Or is it?
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Post by LockH » Mar 12 2018 9:33pm

Hehe... and that article by Peter Wells doing the rounds...

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The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1831 as the Sydney Herald, the SMH is the oldest continuously published newspaper in Australia and a national online news brand. The newspaper is published six days a week. It is available nationally except in the Northern Territory. Limited copies of the newspaper are also available at newsagents in New Zealand and at the Australian High Commission in London.
... and:
Concerning the newspaper's website smh.com.au, third-party web analytics providers Alexa and SimilarWeb rate the site as the 17th and 32nd most visited website in Australia respectively, as of July 2015. SimilarWeb rates the site as the fifth most visited news website in Australia and as the 42nd newspaper's website globally, attracting more than 15 million visitors per month.
Affordable electric bikes are now a reality:
https://www.smh.com.au/technology/affor ... 4z3wa.html

News getting bigger... :)
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Hehe...

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A full service bike and ski store with locations in Portland, Saco, Brunswick & Kennbunk, ME and Jackson NH. Bikes, Alpine & Cross Country skis, and car racks from Specialized, Giant, Trek, Atomic, Sa.
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The Times Colonist is the oldest daily newspaper in Western Canada. Today, the Times Colonist is the dominant medium in the B.C. capital, reaching a quarter of a million households every week.
Local innovators win cash for ‘smart’ ideas:
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/l ... 1.23199300

Starts:
A bicycle power pack, a sustainable food project and an accessible overdose kit won the Smart South Island Open Innovation Challenge over the weekend at the University of Victoria.

Each of the three innovators received a $15,000 cash prize to take their companies to the next level in a competition from the South Island Prosperity Project, the economic development agency for southern Vancouver Island.
Includes:
“It’s been a wild ride, and I’ve learned so much,” said UVic engineering student Simon Park, whose innovation is a battery-powered bicycle technology. The Caboost is a small electric bicycle trailer that can adapt a bicycle to provide electric-drive assistance.
Rumor is, the reporter had to keep takings pics to get the one (shown earlier, above) with Simon not grinning like an idiot at his $15K prize...
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