The Helio was designed by eGO vehicles in the US

fredie

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Helios electric cycle specifications


August 12, 2002

Engine: 24V brushed DC electric motor.
Power: 1.5kW (4320W max).
Transmission: Direct drive by toothed belt.
Suspension: Conventional cartridge forks at front, rigid frame at rear with sprung saddle and optional sprung seat post with integral damper.
Brakes: Disc brake with cable-operated calliper at front, cable-operated cantilever rim brake at rear.
Tyres: Front & Rear: 20" x 1.95 tube type.
Wheelbase: 1018mm.
Seat height: Adjustable.
Battery: 34ah.
Dry weight: 60kg.
Price: R14 000:cool: http://www.motoring.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=896&fArticleId=3980085
 

SimpleSimon

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At $1,752 US, it isn't very attractive. In addition, lacking pedals or any provision for non-powered use, it doesn't qualify as a bicycle. It is, in effect, a very limited range electric moped, and in most states here would require registration, a motorcycle license to operate, insurance, etc.
 
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