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Icon E-flyer Electric Bike

Icon is a Californian builder known for their custom jeeps and trucks. Recentlly the brand has expanded its focus, and this week has presented a very cool electric bike. The ICON E-Flyer is inspired by the board racers of the World War I era, each is handmade and is equipped with a 3,500 watt Brushless DC Hub-Motor giving it a top speed of 35mph, and a 52v Li-NMC battery pack, good for up to 35 miles of sustained propulsion on a single charge. Limited to only 50 pieces. via




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Honda GL500-JPN

Our custom motorbike crush today comes from Germany´s Motoism Customs, a workshop ran by two talented brothers. They wanted to create an urban and sporty ride with a reminiscence to the 80s, so they turned a classic Honda GL500 Silver Wing into a retro-cool masterpiece customised to an outstanding level of detail. The bike’s new name is an homage to it’s homeland Japan, it features a spectacular custom fiberglass headlight, an upside-down fork, push-button controls,...
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TAURUS URBAN TRANSPORTATION CONCEPT | BY ERIK LANUZA | Image

TAURUS URBAN TRANSPORTATION CONCEPT | BY ERIK LANUZA

The Taurus as the designer hails it, is a zero emission, open-top, saddle-ridden vehicle that moves on two wheels. Essentially an enhanced Segway with a saddle, the all-electric vehicle needs to be controlled by the body balance of  the rider. You can control the speed by leaning forward or backward, while the steering wheel can be used to change the direction on curves, apart from your body balance....
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MERCEDES-BENZ GLA

The production version will only be seen in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, but in anticipation of the Shanghai Motor Show next weekend, Mercedes-Benz have given us already a first look at the GLA Concept. The compact crossover vehicle will come equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine or a diesel counterpart, both with 300hp. It will be available sometime in 2014 with 7-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. ...
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