Bicycles have been around since the early 1800s but the motorized bicycle was created in mid to late 1800s. The person credited with making the first motorized bicycle is Sylvester Howard Roper who made a steam engine not gasoline powered like today’s modern version of motorized bike (Licino). With new technology motorized bikes not only are limited to being built with engines but they are now built with electric motors. Motorized bikes named has changed over the years since its creation some call them motor assisted bikes, e-bikes and many other names but there are different types of motorized bikes in they all are under the category of a motorized bike.
A motorized bike is a standard bicycle retrofitted with a motor (Belfiore). Most people bel...
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