We first test drove the smart electric drive in 2011, then bought our first (smart) e-bikes in 2012. These bikes, made by Grace in Germany, and powered by BionX, led us to meet Paul Gingl and Casey Anderson from BionX International. Their passion for EVs and active transportation was infectious.
The Amazing Race, the popular reality television show, is now in its twenty-third season. Spin-offs of this fast paced competition have become popular for companies looking to educate and affect human behaviour through gamification. In September 2012, to lure more electric vehicle drivers to the market, Sun Country Highway (SCH), an electric vehicle infrastructure solutions provider, introduced the E-Mazing Race (EMR), an electric vehicle rally building on the adventurist spirit of early adopting electric vehicle owners.