Electric Commuter Bike Offers Riders Short-Term Speed Bursts

Electric Commuter Bike Offers Riders Short-Term Speed Bursts
Design

Faraday bikes hide their electrical components for a stylish, easy ride that offers 20 miles of assisted pedaling

Jason Brick
  • 27 april 2015

Though the Faraday bike looks like most other commuter bicycles, a pair of lithium batteries mounted to the frame power a silent motor. The motor isn’t designed to drive the bicycle everywhere, but can give a short-term burst on uphill stretches or in the face of a headwind.

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