SPECIAL: Three is the Magic Number with Mike Radenbaugh

By December 13, 2022 Uncategorized

Doug test drives the Rad Trike.

We headed over to our sponsor Rad Power Bikes’ new Brooklyn showroom last week to meet with founder and CEO Mike Radenbaugh and test drive his newly launched three-wheeler, the Rad Trike. The trike is very cool, beautifully designed, and tons of fun to ride. Manufacturing an e-trike is a big gamble for the young company. But Radenbaugh believes the Trike is his most accessible and transformational product yet, with huge potential to get lots more Americans out of their gas-guzzling SUVs and into lighter, cleaner, smarter, and more affordable electric vehicles. Can The War on Cars be won on tricycles?

You can find the full transcript of this special episode here.


“The RadTrike is the latest weapon in Rad Power Bikes’ ongoing war on cars.” (By Andrew J. Hawkins of The Verge)

The Teenage Tinkerer Behind an E-Bike Revolution (New York Times)

Rad Power Bikes: Mike Radenbaugh (How I Built This with Guy Raz)

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This episode was recorded by Aaron Naparstek and Doug Gordon. It was produced and edited by Ali Lemer. Our theme music is by Nathaniel Goodyear. Our logo was designed by Dani Finkel of Crucial D Designs.




  • steve dean says:

    mike r’s stats at the beginning of the episode (5:00-8:00 mark) were absolutely jaw dropping! do you have an episode transcript? I really want to share them, and yell at all the politicians responsible for stripping the e-bike credits from the most recent climate bill