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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
Get your PayPal account ready, because the ultimate nerd accoutrement is for sale on eBay. Just in time for the release of Tron Legacy , it’s the Lightcycle ! That’s right, the fortuitously named Parker Brothers Choppers  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.
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  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 . 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!
Via Dvice 
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/06/lightcycle-lead03.jpg
 Tron Legacy: http://disney.go.com/tron/
 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
 Parker Brothers Choppers: http://parkerbrotherschoppers.com/Site/
 LED: http://inhabitat.com/2010/06/10/rainproof-solar-led-bulb-could-illuminate-the-developing-world/
 electric motor: http://inhabitat.com/2010/06/17/zerotracer-superbike-to-circle-globe-in-80-days-on-renewable-energy/
 Dvice: http://dvice.com/archives/2010/06/35000-gets-you.php
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