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Move It, Move It With The Urban Mover

Move It, Move It With The Urban Mover


London, UK – The Urban Mover is a pedelec – it only supplies power when the cyclist is pedaling.

It retails for £1149.

The bike consists of an aluminium frame and suspension fork to house the power system — a 37v, 200W brushless hub motor in the rear wheel and a 9aH Panasonic Li-Ion battery which slots in behind the seat tube. Full mudguards, a chainguard and a rack included.

There’s a suspension seatpost and adjustable stem, and a Shimano Altus seven speed drivetrain. Tektro V brakes do the stopping, mated to levers that cut the power when you haul on the anchors.

Read the complete review of this bike at Road.cc.

Or visit the bike manufacturer’s website at www.halfords.com.

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The Enertia Electric Motorcycle On sale In US

The Enertia Electric Motorcycle On sale In US


London, UK — Brammo’s Enertia ebike went on sale in the US the week of July 8, 2009.

The electric-powered motorcycle costs $11,995. US buyers will be able to deduct $1,199 from the price, though, because of the 10 per cent Federal Plug-In Tax Credit.

The Enertia is a clutchless twist-and-go e-cycle with a 45 mile range and a top speed of over 55mph. It can also go from 0 to 40mph in just a fraction under six seconds, according to Brammo.

The Enertia has a a 13kW (18bhp) electric motor connected to a 3.1kWh battery pack. A full re-charge from a domestic wall socket takes around three hours.

Brammo had entered two of its e-cycles in the recent Isle of Mann TTxGP. One failed to finish. The second Enertia – which ran with an 8.1kWh battery pack – came home third. (This version is not the one the average rider will be able to buy, however!)

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