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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The A2B Electric Bike
Posted By Adrianne Jeffries On April 14, 2009 @ 11:00 am In Green Transportation,Innovation | 7 Comments
What do you get when you cross a bicycle  with an electric scooter ? Probably something like Ultra Motor ‘s “Light Electric Vehicle,” the A2B . Silent and stylish, the A2B is designed for urban and suburban commuters (check out that comfy, oversized seat). It’s like your bicycle, except with a lithium ion battery-powered motor that you can plug in and charge at any ordinary electric socket. And if you run out of power on the road, no worries — just start pedaling.
The bike can go for 20 miles at up to 20 mph, and you can double that range by buying an extra battery pack. It has a lightweight aluminum body (73 lbs.) with full suspension — check out the rest of the specs here . The bike is outfitted with two bags and two baskets for your stuff. This hybrid  offers a relaxing, emissions-free ride — and as the web site says, it “allows riders to get as much or as little exercise as they choose.”
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/?p=23865
 bicycle: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/01/13/swivel-mode-bike-by-mark-sanders/
 electric scooter: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/03/17/the-transforming-movito-electric-scooter/
 Ultra Motor: http://ultramotor.com/usa/index.aspx
 A2B: http://www.ultramotor.com/USA/Products/ProductDetails_USA.aspx?gProductId=57#
 hybrid: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/02/24/green-wheel-turns-any-bicycle-electrics/
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