Using a bicycle as an alternative mode of transportation to a car can certainly be an appealing proposition sometimes. But if you live in a city that's got a lot of hills it can be pretty tough going too. In those times a little assist can come in handy and a new bike from the Shanghai Pearl Hydrogen Power Source Technology Co. can help. They're showing off a fuel cell assisted bike at a conference in China.

The bike has a 60-mile range and can cruise at 15 mph. At $2,600 this "stylish" has a price that is a little steeper than many high-end bikes. They will surely get the price down in time, but the setup on this particular unit looks less than high tech.

[Source: Green Options]

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