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New Business Models?

Positive Future #47 (Feature photo – Radburro Electric Trike – courtesy of Rad Power Bikes) The other day, while talking to a friend, he was bragging about his $80,000 Ford Super Duty Truck that gets 10 miles to the gallon. To his defense, he was a building contractor that at times had heavy payloads. Rad Power Bikes from Seattle, Washington are now offering another business transportation solution – the RadBurro Trike. Yes, it has its limitations, but it can travel on pedestrian and bike zones, can go 40-80 miles per charge and carry a 700 lb. payload. The basic cost of the trike is $5,499.99. https://www.radpowerbikes.com/   Just looking at…

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Electric Cargo Bikes

Positive Future #36 (Feature photo – Cargo Bike – Artless Wilbury GNU Free Doc Licencse) For those who have never followed the cargo-bike revolution going on, its addicting. From just a few years ago, cargo bikes are getting more sophisticated and versatile. Cargo bike manufacturers are striving to cut into realms historically belonging to the car – and even the delivery truck. Now, electric bikes are getting political support. The nation of Sweden just announced that it was offering a rebate of up to 25 percent on the purchase of an e-bike – bicycle, tricycle or quadricycle. Any Swedish citizen who has purchased an e-bike (retroactive to 9/20/2017) is eligible.…

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