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With Motorcycles, Eco-Friendly and Badass Can Mix - Selection of Cool Motorcycles from Wired Answered

I can't wait to take a ride on Yamaha's Tesseract.

With Motorcycles, Eco-Friendly and Badass Can Mix

Electric and alternative-fuel bikes are the future of individual transportation not because of their fuel efficiency but because they are extremely cool. That's right. Creators of eco-friendly motorcycles are pushing the limits of their designs to make them desirable to a biking community that sees little difference between their (relatively) efficient gas engines and the new-fuel wave of alternatives. Riding bikes is all about the cool factor, so the crazier and more technologically advanced they get, the more people will want to ride them, clean fuel or not.

Gaze upon the alt-fuel bikes most likely to break the mold of motorcycle design in the near future.

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guillotine
guillotine

10 years ago

awsome bike but it womt go into mass production

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zaro12345
zaro12345

12 years ago

all right, i'll admit that is pretty cool, but can it top the one wheeled bike:

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

I was going to accuse somebody of photoshopping, but then I found this on xkcd... .

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zaro12345
zaro12345

Reply 12 years ago

yay, xkcd!!!!!

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cool!
cool!

Reply 12 years ago

OMG the Uno!

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Lego man
Lego man

Reply 12 years ago

Uno yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! its 2 wheels are one. But seriously If I can ride a motorcycle I would love both of these.

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cool!
cool!

Reply 12 years ago

Yes, but it is still a prototype. It works like a segway, lean forward to go forward, back to stop and reverse. The 2 wheels are on suspension so they always touch the ground, ever when leaning to the side.

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RelyNupon
RelyNupon

Reply 12 years ago

DRAW two!!!! gotchya

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rocksalt2342
rocksalt2342

12 years ago

I already tried it, but it didn't work. the pedal kept on hitting the chain.

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Mr. Rig It
Mr. Rig It

12 years ago

Actually that isn't a motorcycle any longer it is a Quad/ ATV

Check out the Spyderfor a cool ride Motorcycle style. This is my future toy (I hope).

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rocksalt2342
rocksalt2342

12 years ago

ooh, i was just joking. although...

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

12 years ago

Everyone on here think they're sweet, including me (the Yamaha above is Nice. I'll be driving right after it comes out ;-). But looking at the comments on the page, everyone thinks they look ugly.

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T3h_Muffinator
T3h_Muffinator

12 years ago

That looks much more like a quad than a bike. Personally, I think this one's pretty sweet.

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RelyNupon
RelyNupon

Reply 12 years ago

its kits little brother!

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gmoon
gmoon

Reply 12 years ago

Yeah! Nice combination of futuristic and retro styling...

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reeding
reeding

Reply 12 years ago

it is the caddilac of bikes

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

That looks like Batman's off-duty bike.

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RelyNupon
RelyNupon

12 years ago

name the price for the quad

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rocksalt2342
rocksalt2342

12 years ago

Its like duct-taping two bikes together! Hmm, that gives me an idea...

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

12 years ago

These are sweet, though soon I'll have my 125, probably a CG, get liscence, bumping up to something a bit more beastly, then I'll be working on my own possibly electric, possibly compressed air powered vehicle, the compressed air on would be alot more fearsome than those previously seen though...

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RelyNupon
RelyNupon

12 years ago

.......................omg...................... dibs