Behold.. the electric Yike Bike
The Yikebike is a miniature, electric penny farthing made of carbon fiber capable of 25km/h (15 mph) with a range of 10 km or 20 km if you carry a spare battery
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The Yikebike is the smallest transportation “appliance” we’ve ever ridden – by a mile – nothing else exists that is even close (except perhaps Toyota’s Winglet Prototype and Honda’s U3-X prototypes). Anyway, don’t let the fact that it’s on sale lull you into believing it isn’t revolutionary – it is – and it has been updated for the 2012 year, with numerous small changes making for an improved experience. The wheels are now puncture-proof, the riding position has been altered, and the carbon fibre handle bars have been swapped for alloy.
The changes have cost the Yikebike a smidgen in weight – the Carbon Model now weighs in at 11.5 kg and the Fusion Model at 14.7 kg.