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James Donohue

Locust Valley, NY

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Moped:

  • 2006 Honda
I started build an electric motorcycle prototype in 1986. I built an aerodynamic fairing to hold batteries and streamline the bike. Without a motor, the speed of 55 MPH has been acheived, due to the coefficient of Drag area being below 0.36. The ladies model of the vehicle features a step thru frame designed by Mellisa Manning in 1991. Although the prototype could go 55 MPH , laws require speed governors so you will never see the speed in production.
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