The Aerorider: hybrid ultralight trike (video)

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  1. PeakOilGarage

    PeakOilGarage Nothing less than 99.9

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    I have just ordered an Aerorider to add to my all EV and PHEV garage.

    For more pictures and videos, here is the link.

    New electric toy: The Aerorider Peak Oil Garage

    This is an amazing ultralight tricycle.

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  2. hyo silver

    hyo silver Awaaaaay

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    I like that very much. Not exactly 'lightweight' as far as cycles go - in either sense of the word - but impressive.
     
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    nice
    where do you get all the money to pay for this all....

    edit:D i see its crazy dutch made:D:D:D
     
  4. PeakOilGarage

    PeakOilGarage Nothing less than 99.9

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    It is not polite to talk about money.

    But this one is business related. I would like to sell them in the USA via our company, so I am ordering one as a demo and for fun. I am sure I can sell it in our store if I don't use it.

    We also sell and install the Hymotion Plug-In battery for the Toyota Prius.
    We are also the Vectrix electric scooter dealer for the state of Washington.

    www.greencarco.com

    We don't sell the Tesla Roadster though.
    That is just for me. :D
     
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    thedutchtouch prius is my SUV

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    how much are they?
     
  6. PeakOilGarage

    PeakOilGarage Nothing less than 99.9

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    It depends on the options. There are multiple battery and size configurations.
    Plan on between $6,000 to $7,000. It is an expensive toy. But I really like this sort of cutting edge technology.

    This specifically works well in the Seattle area where we get some rain (in case you havn't heard). The enclosed design has the windshield and even a windshield wiper.
    So the rain dwellers (like me) can still ride the bike, get an electric boost to 30 mph and at the same time be dry all the way.

    The best part is getting all of the amazed looks from others when they see something so original.
     
  7. Flying White Dutchman

    Flying White Dutchman Senior Member

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    o but that explains it all

    you have a company dealing with this kind of stuff:)

    when i go to your website using google chrome i get a VW logo in the tab that holds your website... wy VW
     
  8. PriuStorm

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    Thanks for the link.... bonus for me, the video is in danish. :)

    Looks like a neat vehicle... good luck with bringing it over and selling it here.

    Unfortunately, I worry that we don't have the 'small vehicle' awareness here in the U.S. that countries, like Denmark, enjoy.
     
  9. jdenenberg

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    Expected range?

    JeffD
     
  10. markderail

    markderail I do 45 mins @ 3200 PSI

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    WordPress logo, favicon.ico at the http root.

    The wheels seem to be not as big / strong as they could be - IOW - seem smaller than on a regular bicycle.
    Perhaps a picture with a traditional 18-speed bike beside it for reference.

     
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    The video says 40km, and then 4 hours to charge.

    And as a point of interest, he says the weight is 62 kg.
     
  12. patsparks

    patsparks An Aussie perspective

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    I would need air conditioning, with all that clear plastic facing the sky it is a rolling green house. Could be a tough ride in 40 degree Celsius temperatures here in summer. The range is spot on for my commute.
     
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    I checked out the site, and it looked like they had another version without a top... maybe it was another mod. This one has a 'vent control'... but like anything around 40C, hot air blowing is still hot air.
     
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