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Old 09-22-2012, 01:26 PM   #21567
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Electric KTM dirtbike

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KTM is operating a prototype electric m/c now, and there are a couple in the US, with a fair number of "homebuilts" on YouTube. I agree--it is probably coming. I am absolutely positive I will sorely miss the sound and smell of a well-running 2 stroke...

Scary because they can be as fast as a regular m/c with an IC engine, BUT SILENT. Not sure I like the idea of somebody coming up on me at Mach 2 in virtual SILENCE. I am wondering if they will have some type of fake engine noise...

198 pounds, 30-ish horsepower, 90 minutes riding time... ~$13,000

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