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Elec­tric mo­tor­bike

Aus­trian-de­signed Jo­ham­mer J1 re­fines the elec­tric mo­tor­bike

If cy­cling seems too much like hard work, why not jump aboard this steed in­stead? Okay, the Jo­ham­mer J1 e-mo­tor­cyle looks like it’s formed from cor­ru­gated iron, but that’s a su­per-light, tor­sion-resistant alu­minium chas­sis. Its elec­tric mo­tor and con­troller are in­te­grated into the rear wheel for a lower cen­tre of grav­ity and im­proved bal­ance, while heads-up dis­plays in the mir­rors show off your revs. Sure, speed is capped at 120km/h, but that means it can travel 200km on one charge. $35,000, jo­ham­mer.com

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