“The world’s most sophisticated hybrid bicycles?” That’s the mission of M55, and it’s a mission the company takes seriously. The case in point being The Beast, a pedal-electric hybrid bike with a range of 75 miles and a top speed of 40 miles per hour.
As Yanko Design reports, this bike makes use of materials used in Formula One cars, such as titanium, carbon fiber, Brembo brakes and a brushless motor mechanism. Its frame is monocoque 7075 CNC Aluminum and carbon fiber plates, with the bike being powered by Tenergy polimer li-ion cells (20mAh) and an EB-PC motor with 5.2 Nm torque. Electric assist senses when your pedaling flags and kicks in to smooth out the ascents.
This is essentially an off-road bike, but is ideal for beach cruising and urban travel as well. As far as the power and the look, we’re with M55 on this one: “If Batman were a non-fictional person, he’d have a Beast in his garage for sure.” Of course, Batman was also a billionaire, and there’s no word yet on pricing.
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