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This is a social distancing bicycle / Boing Boing

This is a social distancing bicycle / Boing Boing


Colin Furze modified his bicycle to maintain social distance on the road.


“I’m keeping 2m apart vertically,” he writes.


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The Vintage 2020 Cafe EV Bicycle: Social Distancing With Style


Vintage Electric Bikes

Vintage electric bikes were developed for multiple reasons — the thrill of the ride, helping save gas and carbon emissions from automobiles, getting great exercise, and essentially helping the planet.

Vintage is a transportation company established in 2013 in Santa Clara, California, that engineered and designed its first electric bikes with a vintage aesthetic and world-class engineering. Today, Vintage’s electric-bike engineering has evolved to include a variety of models, from a powerful commuter bike to a rugged off-roader, all integrating the brand’s design ethos.  All of the models are engineered for speed, and outperform other electric bikes on the market. They use lithium-ion batteries paired with direct drive rear hub motors.

Social Distancing made easy with the Vintage Cafe Electric Bike

But during this time when social distancing and personal separation strategies have become so needful, Vintage is launching a new special edition 2020 Cafe bike

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Physical distancing rules lead to boom for Halifax bicycle shop

A bicycle shop in Halifax says business is booming as people look for ways to stay active and keep their distance from others amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cyclesmith saw a 42 per cent increase in sales in the first half of March compared to the year before.

“If we’ve been cooped up for two weeks in self-isolation, then we can get out for a bike ride and we get the fresh air and stuff, and we don’t have to be on top of each other,” said owner Andrew Feenstra. 

As of Tuesday, there are 147 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia.

Cyclesmith has adopted a long list of changes to keep staff and customers safe.

Customers at Cyclesmith in Halifax have to ring a doorbell to be served at the store to make sure everyone respects physical distancing procedures. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

The front door is now locked, and customers

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