Electric bikes are a new global growth industry — they are competing with regular bikes and cars now. In the U.S., the retailer Best Buy now sells electric bikes. Some are made with lighter materials and are designed to appeal to baby boomers, as The New York Times reported Monday. China, which has a widespread tradition of biking, has $120 million electric bicycles on the roads — compared with 200,000 in the U.S.
Sales Of Electric Bicycles Surge
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