Ken Scheetz shows off his Electra Townie e-bike. The pedal assist makes going uphill much easier, he says. The e-bike has a range of up to 100 miles, depending on how hard the rider pedals. Scheetz also owns a Chevy Volt and a Tesla. He recharges all of them using photo-cells on his roof.                                Photo by Keith McNeill

Ken Scheetz shows off his Electra Townie e-bike. The pedal assist makes going uphill much easier, he says. The e-bike has a range of up to 100 miles, depending on how hard the rider pedals. Scheetz also owns a Chevy Volt and a Tesla. He recharges all of them using photo-cells on his roof. Photo by Keith McNeill

PHOTO: My other car is a Tesla

E-bike’s pedal assist makes going uphill much easier plus it has a range of up to 100 miles

Ken Scheetz shows off his Electra Townie e-bike. The e-bike’s pedal assist makes going uphill much easier, he says. It has a range of up to 100 miles, depending on the terrain and how hard the rider works.

Scheetz also owns a Tesla electric car plus a Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid. He recharges both using the solar cells on the roof of his home.

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