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The Parker Brothers have returned with an all-electric model of their replica Tron Light Cycle that can be driven for 100 miles on a 15-35 minute charge. Powered by a 96-volt electric motor charged up by lithium batteries, and a top speed of 100 mph. The Parker Brothers are working on making the bike street legal, and the pricing and availability have not been announced. You can watch a video of it in action after more.
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Hang Gliding the bike, the StreetFlyer provides its user with the sense of flying just about three feet off the ground and without the dangers associated with hang- or paragliding, for example. Developed by Dr. Carsten Mehring, the StreetFlyer:
“is a human-powered, light-weight carbon-fiber vehicle that allows you to get a running start and then simply put your legs up to get into a horizontal hang gliding position using a body-harness”