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It’s like Uber, but for bicycles.
On Wednesday, Uber announced a San Francisco pilot project that lets people rent electric pedal-assist bikes.
Instead of calling a black car or shared carpool, select Uber users will have the option starting next week to reserve a bike from Jump Bikes. The electric bike has a small electric motor powered by a rechargeable battery. It senses when you’re struggling on a hill and gives you a boost, but you still have to power the bicycle with your legs — it’s not a motorcycle. Read more…