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Electric Bike Demo

Time: February 27, 2012 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Location: Alabama Hill area
Event Type: informational
Organized By: Tris Shirley
Latest Activity: Feb 27, 2012

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A fellow from Seattle Electric BIkes is coming to Bellingham  (weather permitting!) to demonstrate the Bionx electric bicycle system. These folks were at our Great Unleasing, but I didn't have a chance to take a test ride then.  So this will be a good opportunity for others like myself to find out more about these bikes - without driving to Seattle.  Get a preview at  I'll post directions for all who register as attendees.

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Comment by Tris Shirley on February 27, 2012 at 5:35pm

The Bionx system was pretty impressive.  You can feel it working a little when it's set on the highest of the assist levels, but otherwise there isn't much sensation.  It just sort of flattens out the hills. Your pedaling effort remains fairly constant, almost the same as it would be on a slight grade.  I think it will be a strong incentive to take the bike for errands by reducing the strain of getting back uphill and home.

Comment by Scott A. Sanderson on February 27, 2012 at 12:10pm

I made it back to B'Ham in time, Now I just need the directions.

Comment by Tris Shirley on February 25, 2012 at 6:07pm

I just got a call from Seattle Electric Bike and we're on for Monday's demo as planned.  I've sent existing attendees a message with directions.

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