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Inside a 20-foot shipping container in Omaha, Nebraska, lies a ‘shop in a box’ electric bike rental outlet. Solar power on the roof powers the 400Ah lead acid battery bank, which charges the six Prodecotech Stride 300 electric bikes and all other electricity. Quikbyke owner Bill Moore’s goal is to develop the business into a franchise, primarily serving tourists and travellers across the Caribbean and beyond. Moore says, ‘While anyone can enjoy riding a QUIKbyke, I really created it for aging baby boomers like myself. An e-bike makes all the difference in the world to me. It turns my bike...

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