Vintage Electric bikes mix modern and classic on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno is already familiar with high-performance electric motorcycles after inviting bikes from Lightning, Mission Motors, and even the Harley-Davidson Livewire into the garage, but he slows things way down for a look at the retro-inspired bicycles from Vintage Electric. Founder Andrew Davidge started the company while he was still in high school and grew the business to include two models in the lineup.

The company's comfy looking Cruz and race-inspired E-Tracker pack a 3,000-watt hub motor at the rear and a lithium-ion battery where an engine would usually go on the frame. They offer a range of about 30 miles and an unregulated top speed of 36 miles per hour. If the cycle runs out of juice, the rider can also pedal away. It's a concept and style quite similar to the Icon E-Flyer.

While the these bicycles lack the tremendous power of most of the vehicles in the garage, Jay still seems to get a kick out of cruising around on one. He even finds out if these quiet electric bikes can manage a burnout. Check out these modern two-wheelers with a vintage twist in the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage.

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