Re: Electric Bikes WAS: Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Mess Transit
I would hazard a guess that's why Ford and Iococca look to be playing it
smart and sticking to assisted bicycles while they figure out better
battery technology. They might be able to sell the bicycles now. (01)
One of the best motorbikes in there, the Lectra BV42, seems to have
disappeared through lack of demand. (02)
Early days yet. (03)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Armstrong" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 2:47 AM
Subject: Re: Electric Bikes WAS: Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Mess Transit (05)
> Eric Armstrong wrote:
> > Peter Jones wrote:
> > > http://www.electric-bikes.com/others.htm
> > > Note some of the developers names in there. Ford, Lee Iococca,...
> > >
> > > Bigger machines
> > > http://www.electric-bikes.com/motorcys.htm
> > >
> > > Most offer 25-40 mile range on one charge at a speed of 40mph.
> > > Not bad for developments in their infancy.
> > Oh, Man. That Denali Pro electric dirt bike looks AWESOME.
> > Used to wish I could have something like that.
> > Talk about COOL...
> Gack. Have to take it back. Just read this:
> Run Time: 15 minutes to 2 hours based on usage
> You mean, if I wind it out I get to ride for all of 15 MINUTES???
> Not a whole lot of thrills there. And only $4,000 for the
> privilege. Someone is dreaming....