Bike wheel stores pedal power to provide energy boosts for tough inclines

Bike wheel stores pedal power to provide energy boosts for tough inclines

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We’ve already seen battery-powered attachments that provide electric power to regular pushbikes thanks to innovations such as the UK’s Rubbee. Now researchers at MIT have created the Copenhagen Wheel, which fits onto any bike and captures energy from the rider’s cycling, offering a power boost when they need it for harder inclines later on.

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