Eurobike 2019: Here are all the coolest new electric bicycles you need to see

Eurobike is one of the largest international bicycle trade shows in the world. This year saw a record number of electric bicycles. Here we’ve compiled all of the coolest and most interesting electric bicycles that we checked out at the show. Eurobike 2019 was chock full of e-bikes, to the point where it was hard to find a booth that didn’t have at least one e-bike design. In fact, while e-bikes were something of a rarity just 5 or 6 years ago, now there are so many that the designs seem to almost run together. Many manufacturers are cranking out cookie-cutter e-bikes with the same mid-drive motors that we see year after year. After checking out the list below, don’t forget to come back and vote on which was your favorite here: Greyp, a high-end Croatian e-bike maker and sister company to electric supercar maker Rimac, unveiled two new e-bikes at Eurobike this year. The first (and more affordably priced) is the Greyp G5. It is a hardtail version of the full suspension Greyp G6 e-mountain bike unveiled earlier this year. It shares many of the same specs as the G6, such as the 700 Wh battery, 100 km (60 mi) range and 450 W peak mid-drive motor. It also shares the high tech connecti...

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Arrested After Feds Raid Building

Washington, DC—Four peace activists who remained in the Venezuelan embassy for 36 days were released from police custody on Friday afternoon, just over 24 hours after federal agents raided the embassy in Georgetown. They were charged with “interfering with a federal law enforcement agent engaged in a protective function,” a class A misdemeanor. They are staying at a safe house in the District, recovering from their ordeal. At about 9 am on Wednesday morning, Federal Protection Service officers of the Department of Homeland Security entered the Venezuelan embassy and arrested the four activists who were the last of a group of 30 individuals calling themselves the Embassy Protection Collective. The operation took about two hours as dozens of agents from at least four agencies, some dressed in full tactical gear, went from room to room with battering rams. They cleared each room making sure no one was inside. With the raid and arrests, the dramatic 36-day stand-off at the embassy was over. However, it begins the the next chapter in an international struggle to keep the democratically elected government of Venezuela from being ousted. The siege produced dramatic scenes between supp...