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Smart Ebike

The hybrid bike from Smart, which was presented at the Paris Salon of 2010, will be launched in the first half of 2012. The model is hybrid, it uses an electric motor in conjunction with muscle strength, which generates power in cycling. With more than 400 Wh,the battery can last more than 38 miles. The bike also has interaction with smart phones and was developed in partnership with the German manufacturer Grace, creators of the amazing Grace Urban-bike. Watch the video



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PORSCHE MISSION E CONCEPT

There is one car currently rocking the Frankfurt Motor Show, the impressive Porsche Mission E Concept an ultra-futuristic electric machine that puts Tesla in its sights. The sleek car boats a powerful 600HP dual-electric motor system with a 310 mile driving range  on a single charge, and is capable of 0-62 in just 3.5 seconds and 124 mph in under 12 seconds. The super car also touts an 800-volt system that can charge the car 80 percent in just 15 minutes, and m...
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MOTOPED SURVIVAL BIKE

Remember the popular post we did on the Motoped conversion kit? Now the same guys behind the petrolhead DIY project have presented their new kit, the Motopeds Survival Bike : Black Ops Edition. The apocalypse ready ride is built with the same kit as the standard Motoped, but comes with a bunch of action ready accessories to choose from, including a crossbow, two gas packs, a survival shovel, a harpoon, a blade a saw, carabiners, an axe, climbing rope, flashlight, an...
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BLINK STEADY BIKE LIGHT

Blink Steady is another successful project funded by Kickstarter. The bike light is not only cool and elegant, it is also "clever", it turns on automatically and shuts off when youíre not riding! This is possible because of the integrated accelerometer that knows when youíre moving. It also features a light sensor that detects when itís dark enough to turn on. Blink Steady is made from solid aluminum and is hard to steal, it is locked to your seatpost. A "no button"...
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