C5, electric bike, Guardian, Larry Lamb -

Despite Lamb Sr having an electric bike to help climb the hills of the Yorkshire Dales, this is an underpowered example of the minor-celebs-on-tour genre Larry and George Lamb are going on holiday together. That’s Larry Lamb the actor (Archie Mitchell in EastEnders, Mick Shipman in Gavin & Stacey) not Larry Lamb the dead newspaper editor and page 3 pioneer. And George Lamb his son, also on TV and the radio, not George Lamb the even deader (in 1834) politician and writer. More

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C5, electric trike, Sinclair, transport -

In the 1980s, Clive Sinclair created the ZX Spectrum, a home computer that was revolutionary. A few years later, he created something that was possibly the worst idea anyone had ever seen - an electric recliner bike called the Sinclair C5 that was just asking to be involved in an accident. I saw one once, and it honestly looked like the most dangerous form of travel you could possibly imagine. It lasted eight months before being shelved. Now, in 2017, his nephew has revisited the mistakes of his uncle and created the Iris eTrike (has no-one told him about Bosch...

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