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Street-Legal Electric Tron Lightcycles for Sale on eBay!

Posted By Cameron Scott On June 30, 2010 @ 1:33 pm In Green Transportation | 9 Comments

EVs, motorcycles, eBay, Tron, Tron Legacy, Disney, Parker Brothers Choppers, transportation, movie memorabilia [1]

Get your PayPal account ready, because the ultimate nerd accoutrement is for sale on eBay. Just in time for the release of Tron Legacy [2], it’s the Lightcycle [3]! That’s right, the fortuitously named Parker Brothers Choppers [4] in Melbourne, Fla., will build five working lightcycles in five different colors, with the option of a high-powered electric drivetrain. You can get yours for a mere $35,000.

EVs, motorcycles, eBay, Tron, Tron Legacy, Disney, Parker Brothers Choppers, transportation, movie memorabilia

Street-legal and built for everyday use, each of the collectors-edition bikes will consist of 22″ x 12″ dual hubless wheels with custom tires. A hardened steel frame supports a carbon fiber and fiberglass body. The colored LED [5] light trail can be turned off and on with a switch. You’ll also get a Tron-style helmet, which the makers are careful to note is not DOT-approved.

Here’s the most exciting part: If you’re among the lucky five buyers, you can opt to power your bike with an electric motor [6]. You’ll also get a YouTube link that allows you to follow the progress as your Lightcycle is built to spec. Now that’s futuristic!

+ Parker Brothers Choppers [4]

Via Dvice [7]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/06/lightcycle-lead03.jpg

[2] Tron Legacy: http://disney.go.com/tron/

[3] Lightcycle: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Custom-Built-Motorcycles-Pro-Street-LightCycle-Tron-Lightcycle-Light-Cycle-Bike-Full-Size-Running-/220627957724?cmd=ViewItem&pt=US_motorcycles&hash=item335e7377dc#ht_722wt_1093

[4] Parker Brothers Choppers: http://parkerbrotherschoppers.com/Site/

[5] LED: http://inhabitat.com/2010/06/10/rainproof-solar-led-bulb-could-illuminate-the-developing-world/

[6] electric motor: http://inhabitat.com/2010/06/17/zerotracer-superbike-to-circle-globe-in-80-days-on-renewable-energy/

[7] Dvice: http://dvice.com/archives/2010/06/35000-gets-you.php

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