Tom Miceli’s Ion Electric Sportbike
The Ion Sportbike is the creation of Asheville North Carolina industrial designer Tom Miceli. The bike was designed and built in “one semester” and was recently on display at the S.E.E expo where at least on lucky guy was given a chance to ride it. The prototype bike’s design incorporates a full coverage fairing and a small profile front for minimal drag and still manages to look very cool. No word on updated specs yet but in the video the test rider mentions “it’s kinda scarey”. A previous article back in May by The Design Blog mentions the bike was planned to be 84 volts and have 24 Thundersky 40 Ahr batteries and a 46 HP motor. See the video of the bike in action after the jump.
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