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The Bay Area’s Ford GoBike is now Bay Wheels–and they’re adding a new-and-improved electric-assist bike (surely to the delight of sweaty San Franciscans).



 



Last year, Lyft introduced electric-assist bikes to its fleet of bike-share systems (which it acquired from Motivate) across the country. But arguably, they made the biggest difference in the Bay Area, where steep hills can be a barrier to cycling for people looking for a non-sweaty, nonathletic commute. The gentle push from the electric motor made it possible to glide over the hills with relative ease, and the e-assist bikes became so popular in the region that Lyft quickly scaled up their presence to account for 50% of the fleet.



 



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