While not a motorcycle, as we interpret it, a pedal-assisted electric bicycle just might be a gateway product to owning a motorcycle. With that in mind, we tested a couple of the impressive-looking Yamaha Power Assist Bicycles—the Cross Connect, and the Cross Core.
- The benefit of electric-assisted pedaling is massive. What a revelation! My other half and I are reasonably fit, though both now just into our 60s. Our hard-tail Specialized mountain bikes are excellent, but even relatively mild hills leave us pretty tired.