My Very First Electric Bicycle: The Currie iZip Trailz

Long time followers will know I’ve had a love affair with ebikes for many years, and more generally, with compact light weight electric transport options. Their efficiency is second to none, and to this day it remains remarkable that a proper powered vehicle can be as small, light and affordable as ebikes are.

However, electric vehicles are expensive to get into when you’re a broke college student. That’s why my very first electric vehicle was a $350 electric bicycle with a 24 volt, 450 watt motor and lead acid batteries. It could do 12…