We've reported previously on the KillaCycle, a battery powered drag bike that stores energy in lithium ion cells from A123 Systems. The last time we heard from them the bike had crashed during a demonstration run back in September. This weekend the KillaCycle was back in action at the Pomona, California drag-strip. This time all went well and the bike made a clean run covering the quarter mile 7.824 seconds at 168 mph. That makes this the first time an electric bike has ever dropped into the seven second bracket into the quarter mile. Those A123 batteries can clearly dump the electrons very quickly when needed!

[Source: KillaCycle, thanks to Domenick for the tip]


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