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Riding the Dunes in Dubai’s Electric Dirt Bikes

Consider the humble bicycle—a simple, yet elegant two-wheeled machine that has served us well for 200 years. Now in its latest iteration, it’s the world’s number-one-selling electric vehicle. Capitalizing on this trend, three Dubai-based entrepreneurs are adapting electric bicycles to the demands of desert riding with rugged, motorcycle-like bikes that run on both pedal and electric power. It’s the coolest eco-friendly trend taking the desert by storm.

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