Appalachian professor works with Light Electric Vehicle Association to offer campus classes, training abroad

Jack Martin, senior lecturer in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment at Appalachian State University, has partnered with Dr. Don Gerhardt of Gerhardt Cycles in Winston-Salem to offer a one-of-a-kind experience – an E-Drive Lab -- at the university. The semester-long course provides students with the opportunity to become certified electric bike technicians through the Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA).

An electric bike (e-bike) is similar to a standard bicycle in that the rider retains the ability to pedal, but it also includes a motor to help propel riders. By pedaling and motoring, riders can bike more than 25 miles per hour...   (Click View Original for full story)

Senior Lecturer Jack Martin in Ludhiana, India with a Neelam Electric Rickshaw. Photo courtesy of Jack Martin
Published: Apr 25, 2019 9:46am