Electric Bikes

Electric bikes were banned in New York City in 2004, but they continue to be sold. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: ‘E-Bikes’ Being Sold, Rented In New York City Despite 11-Year-Old Ban

The Big Apple has turned a blind eye to illegal sales of electric bicycles, a CBS2 investigation has found.

05/29/2015

Electric Bicycles (credit: CBS 2)

Councilwoman Takes Aim At Electric Bikes

A city council member is vowing to crack down on illegal electric bikes in New York City. Councilwoman Jessica Lappin says that she has received a number of complaints from residents.

02/28/2012

“I have news for you guys, it’s changing. We’re coming in and we’re taking over, but we’re friends.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nick At Tom’s Restaurant

“You can literally take the battery out and charge it in a café, while you eat your eggs.” – Nick and his electric bicycle

09/06/2011