Sure, we’ve all seen them somewhere around town. There was one around my Vancouver neighborhood and it didn’t much bother me. He rode it safely and didn’t wring out the throttle into the really noisy range. I don’t like the emissions but I understand it’s a cheap way for some people to go farther than they can on an all-pedal bike.
Also, I like Jonathan’s sense of diversity, tolerance, and a big tent for the bicycle world at large.
Still, I’m surprised to see one on the masthead:
I’m not complaining, just surprised enough to comment. How does it feel to others out there?