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Siemens Smart Chopper

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My summer away from Pittsburgh did not include any motorcycle riding, but I a great deal about outside the U.S. and perhaps saw a of the future in New York City.

to London, where the traffic was to bumper but strangely without any of the horns and aggravation you typically see in this country. Pedestrians street crossing lights, and taxis do not run yellow lights, and and scooters are widely used and

As Wes Siler pointed out in an Aug. 1 article, London is very friendly. Tens of thousands of use motorcycles and scooters to commute. London charges a hefty fee for vehicles entering certain congested sections of the inner motorcycle riders are not charged and have free parking in areas and are permitted to use bus-only

Like many European two-wheel vehicles are considered a way to lower traffic congestion and volume.

It was also obvious drivers do not text or use handheld phones. When asked this, a professional driver that all of the United Kingdom has had a no cell phone while ban in effect since December He said the penalties were so that there were few

One of his colleagues had a second offense while using a handheld phone, and the penalty was 300 pounds $500) and suspension of his license for six Such strict laws all drivers to pay attention and allow the mix of cars, taxis, bicycles, and scooters to exist in harmony. (A on the Internet shows most countries have driving phone bans in addition to the including France, Germany and Worldwide, 46 countries have bans.)

Siler also stated New York City was the least friendly city he knew. But week I was witness to an event may herald a future in motorcycle — the unveiling of the Siemens Smart Chopper, built by the Orange County Choppers. OCC Paul Teutul Sr. showcased the chopper on a segment of FOX Friends news show last

He then presented it to Siemens at a at New York’s Columbus Circle. The was the OCC’s first electric and building it presented many according to Teutul and his chief Jim Quinn.

Siemens Smart Chopper

Because Siemens is a world in environmentally friendly technology, the Chopper was to incorporate many concepts. The bike frame was from recycled materials. The DC produces more than 30 HP and will power the bike 100 mph. Power comes a 72 DC volt system with 96 cells.

No gears or clutch infinite power adjustment the electric motor goes a 4:1 dual chain drive. The wheel spokes are made to the blades of a wind turbine the rear wheel looks a turbine rotor used to power. LED lights and water-based bring the bike in at a low 350 pounds.

Fans commented to Teutul, is no loud chopper sound. He It’s the future!

The building of the Smart Chopper is scheduled to on TLC’s American Chopper on 22 at 9 p.m.

Glenn Avick in Carnegie and is the president of Loftus LLC.

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