The Specialized Turbo is an Electric Bike that Can Hit a Blistering 27 MPH

May 7, 2013 by  
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Whether it’s cruising down a steep hill or whizzing past traffic with a smirk on your face, there are few riders who don’t have at least a small addiction to speed. If you really have the itch to fly down the road, you may want to check out the Specialized Turbo , and electric-assisted bike that can cruise at speeds of up to 27 mph. This is the first plug-in from the California-based company — the bike has already been rolling around Europe for a year — but US federal laws have until now deemed the bike too fast to be sold without calling it a motorcycle. The solution? A top-speed limiting gear that won’t let you break 27mph. Read the rest of The Specialized Turbo is an Electric Bike that Can Hit a Blistering 27 MPH Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California , charger , electric bicycle , lithium ion battery , motor , plug-in , specialized turbo , SRAM , traffic        

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The Specialized Turbo is an Electric Bike that Can Hit a Blistering 27 MPH

The Specialized Turbo is an Electric Bike that Can Hit a Blistering 27 MPH

May 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Green

Whether it’s cruising down a steep hill or whizzing past traffic with a smirk on your face, there are few riders who don’t have at least a small addiction to speed. If you really have the itch to fly down the road, you may want to check out the Specialized Turbo , and electric-assisted bike that can cruise at speeds of up to 27 mph. This is the first plug-in from the California-based company — the bike has already been rolling around Europe for a year — but US federal laws have until now deemed the bike too fast to be sold without calling it a motorcycle. The solution? A top-speed limiting gear that won’t let you break 27mph. Read the rest of The Specialized Turbo is an Electric Bike that Can Hit a Blistering 27 MPH Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California , charger , electric bicycle , lithium ion battery , motor , plug-in , specialized turbo , SRAM , traffic        

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The Specialized Turbo is an Electric Bike that Can Hit a Blistering 27 MPH

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