Imagine a transcontinental network of protected bike paths

Under an elevated rail line in Miami, a new park will open this fall with a 10-mile path dedicated to walking and biking. It’s an infrastructure improvement for Miami cyclists, but it’s also part of a larger, interstate network of trails that will eventually make it possible to ride from Florida to Maine with little interaction with cars. And even that enormous project is itself just a small part of an even bigger dream: a network of protected bike lanes connecting cities across the country, making it possible to bike from city to city—and ocean to ocean—safely.

Called the Underline, the park in Miami will link into the East Coast Greenway project and is an example of the kind of trail that could form car-free connections across the entire country. “The projects are out there,” says Dennis Markatos-Soriano, East Coast Greenway Alliance executive director. “They just need the funding to

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E-Trek Technology will finally launch their Off-Road Bike on Indiegogo this September

Meet E-Trek Monster

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — E-Trek Technology (E-Trek) is pleased to announce the launch of its latest off-road bike, E-Trek Monster, on Indiegogo in September. Utilizing cutting-edge technology, E-Trek Monster hopes to provide all the desired features e-bikers are looking for.

Make the world your pavement with E-Trek Monster
Make the world your pavement with E-Trek Monster

“Built for off-road”

Equipped with 750W Snowmobile Motor and 48V/14.4mAh hidden and removable Samsung batteries, E-Trek Monster allows up to 100KM traveling range with one single charge. Because of its 20” Shock Absorber Snowmobile Frame, front and rear suspension, 7-Speed SHIMANO variable Speed System, and 20” Fat Tires, E-Trek Monster can conquer all terrains such as snow-covered fields, forests, beaches, and country roads.  It is also easily transported thanks to an easy 3-step folding featuring, allowing users to easily store it in the trunk of an SUV.

The

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Amazon disavows $500 ‘Prime Bike,’ says it has no formal connection to the product

Yesterday, exercise company Echelon Fitness announced the “EX-Prime Smart Connect Bike,” or “Prime Bike” — a $500 exercise bike developed “in collaboration with Amazon.” News of the bike’s launch sent the share price of smart bike maker Peloton tumbling, as traders anticipated Amazon’s entry into the growing home exercise market.

But on Tuesday evening Amazon denied it had any formal connection to the so-called Prime Bike. The bike’s listing on Amazon’s website was removed and a press release for the product from Echelon Fitness touting its work with Amazon was deleted.

“This bike is not an Amazon product or related to Amazon Prime,” an Amazon spokeswoman told Bloomberg. “Echelon does not have a formal partnership with Amazon. We are working with Echelon to clarify this in its communications, stop the sale of the product, and change the

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Peloton Shares Backpedal as Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Bike’ Rival

A new tech-enabled stationary workout bike from e-commerce giant Amazon.com  (AMZN) – Get Report is looking to nibble on Peloton’s  (PTON) – Get Report pedals. 

Peloton shares traded lower on Tuesday after rival exercise bike maker Echelon announced a deal with Amazon.com to produce and sell its own connected bike called Prime Bike – at a fraction of the cost of a Peloton.

Touted as Amazon’s first-ever connected fitness product, the Prime Bike will give customers access to hundreds of live and on-demand classes, Echelon said in a statement. It will retail for $499 vs. near-$4,000 for a Peloton.

Peloton has been on a tear over the past six months as fitness buffs have turned to the Internet-connected workout-at-home machines and the company’s online interactive fitness classes as the coronavirus pandemic has kept many gyms closed.

Now others like Amazon are looking to take a piece

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