KPCC's weekly series on personal transportation
Hosted by Susan Carpenter and Alonzo Bodden
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Interbike, flying cars (and motorcycles), riding Critical Mass





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Electric bikes have finally come into their own. That's Alonzo's opinion after spending a few days at the big trade show, Interbike. Sue reminds him that Americans buy more bicycles every year than they do cars.

We feature an excerpt from our live show earlier this month at LA's Petersen Auto Museum. It's a little game show we did with tech writer Ashlee Vance, and flying car inventor Dezso Molnar.

And Alonzo's bicycle mechanic, Travis Engle, stops by to tell us about the Critical Mass bike movement. The group sponsors urban rides in cities across the country, and the LA version often has as many as 4000 cyclists for their big, monthly mass ride.