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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 02:59 PM

And now for something completely different - the electric motorcycle that won't fall down!

If you're into green technology, this baby's for you!

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1081078_lit-motors-c-1-electric-motorcycle-that-wont-fall-over

The trouble with motorcycles, as anyone who has ever suffered road rash will tell you, is that falling off is actually rather painful.

You have to try much harder to fall off a car, but those aren't without issues either--they're rather heavy, and that makes them relatively inefficient.

The Lit Motors C-1 seems to fix both those issues in one vehicle, combining the comfort and topple-resistance of a car, with the excitement and efficiency of a motorcycle.

And it's really, really cool.


This bike is completely enclosed, like a car, and if you're worried about laying this bike down, don't. It's got a gyroscopic stabilizer system that will keep it upright even if you hook a line from it to a Jeep and try to drag it over.

All-electric, super efficient, and decent performance too!

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backscatter712 Dec 2012 OP
1StrongBlackMan Dec 2012 #1
teddy51 Dec 2012 #2
backscatter712 Dec 2012 #3

Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 03:02 PM

1. I may be mistaken ...

But I think I saw one of those just the other day!

I thought it looked cool.

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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 03:03 PM

2. That's very cool the only detriment is the price tag.

 

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Response to teddy51 (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 03:24 PM

3. True, though that seems to be the pattern with emerging technology.

It comes first to the luxury items for people with more money than sense.

Then, as the technology matures, it enters mass-production at a higher scale, moves down to mid-range or even economy products, and becomes affordable.

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