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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Liberty SUV (Sustainable Utility Velomobile)


O.K. This one may seem a bit cartoonish at first, but give it a chance. For those of you whom speed is not an issue, and comfort and space are major priorities, this is one to look at. The Liberty SUV for Sustainable Utility Velomobile gives major interior space and amenities to what is traditionally a bicycle. Here are some specs below. 

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SUV Specs 

Built around the TerraTrike Rover recumbent trike frame.
Length 7’ 1”
Width 34” (It will fit through a 36” door.)
Height 51 ¾” (Taller than some sport cars.)
Over 16 cubic feet of usable storage space!
Turning diameter 21’ (It can easily do a U-turn in most streets and roads.)
Wheelbase  length 42”
Sturmey-Archer 8 speed internal gear hub.
Zoom mechanical disc brakes.
500 watt mid drive 24 volt motor
30 Amp-hour 24 volt LiFePO4 battery.
Complete lighting system - 12 Volt, 9 Amp hour battery.
Horn
Total weight including the batteries 149 lbs.
Combined (You and your cargo) Load Limit 290 lbs.
Three 20” wheels
Gear inches 24-80
Two side mirrors and a rearview mirror.
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