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>> That's really fun.
>> Is it allowed?
>> So we can do twenty miles like this.
>> At first glance, these may look like traditional bicycles.
>> It's a very upright, easy, easy ride.
>> Tricked out with an electric engine, this A to B bike can cruise along at a top speed of twenty miles an hour, with absolutely no effort.
>> It's built for getting around town, getting around with a commute so that you can show up at work and not have to sweat.
>> To charge the lithium ion battery, just plug it in.
>> It takes about three to four hours to get about 90% charged, and then about an hour more just to kind of get that last 10% in.
>> Depending on your weight, the terrain, or how much you pedal, expect twenty miles per charge.
>> If you literally want to rely 100% on the motor, then your mileage will be probably a little less. If you want to augment the motor's work, you can then extend your range pretty dramatically.
>> Now this little bike's having a bit of an identity crisis. It's environmentally friendly like a bicycle, but it's got all the zip of a moped. I think it looks tougher if we park it here though.
>> This kind of mobility comes with a price, to the speed of twenty six hundred dollars.
>> Would you guys pay twenty six hundred bucks for this?
>> I don't know if my wife would let me. But I mean it'd be something, definitely be something cool for the city, for cruising around in the city.
>> [inaudible] clean environment, yeah. And especially with the price of oil and gas, with all the controversy over that.
>> Let's compare the stats. How much does your bike weigh?
>> It's about five pounds.
>> Mine's seventy.
>> How much did your bike cost?
>> It was around six hundred dollars.
>> Mine's twenty six hundred dollars.
>> Unlike a traditional moped or scooter, there's no special licensing or permitting needed to ride this bike. Of course, a helmet is always recommended. I'm Kara Suboy, CNET.com.
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