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FlyKly Wants To Turn Your Pedal Bike Into An E-Bike By Swapping Out The Back Wheel & Adding An App

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http://techcrunch.com – FlyKly Smart Wheel is a Kickstarter project that wants to turn your boring old pedal bike into a sneakily pedal-assisted electro-bike by sticking an electric motor in the back wheel. Or, more specifically, by replacing your old geared (or non-geared) back wheel with its Smart Wheel, and adding an app into the mix to control the speed. The app is also used for locking and unlocking the smart wheel (and therefore the bike), and GPS tracking in case of theft. FlyKly’s N.Y.-based creators say the Smart Wheel is compatible with “practically any bicycle that can fit a 29″ or a 26& (IT news)