In their heyday during the 70’s and 80’s, mopeds were one of the coolest ways to get around. The feel of a motorcycle, yet as manageable as a bicycle (and without the need for a moto license), mopeds were the ultimate freedom vehicle. With most reaching speeds of 30 mph (48 km/h) stock, yet tunable to higher speeds, mopeds were seen as a fast and efficient way to get around. But with the unyielding march of time, mopeds eventually went the way of the mullet and the 8-track.
Until now, that is. San Francisco-based ONYX Motorbikes is bringing mopeds back in style, with a twist. This time, mopeds are going electric!
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