San Francisco might be the center of tech startups but getting around using a bicycle can be quite tasking and a very sweaty undertaking. The city is filled with steep hills, and is not suitable for leisure bike rides or simply commuting in one, unless you are training for sports. Enters Ford GoBike, the ebikes that makes going uphill on a bike easy.
The city already has various bike-sharing schemes running, but they have not been able to achieve their full potential as some users are afraid of the sweaty and tiresome affair of pedaling uphill in the city. However, with Ford GoBike electric motorized two-wheelers, going uphill will not be a concern.
Ford GoBike is already a well-established bike sharing scheme in San Francisco, and with the addition of 250 ebikes to its fleet, it is bound to attract more users who were previously afraid of getting tired and sweating.
The new fleet, dubbed the ‘Ford GoBike Plus’ has ebikes with speed topping at 18 mph. The ebikes are said to benefit “not just San Francisco residents, but everyone who comes to the city for any purpose… …read more