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Guess "EM72-A09" just didn't have that special something. Not long after our last post on this highway speed electric motorcycle (it "approaches" 65 mph) that commented on its strange name, we got an email from Xtreme Green Products telling us that the bike is now called the X Rider. The $7,999 X Rider uses 40 amp hour, 72 volt li-ion batteries to go about 95 miles per charge. The bike will launch sometime this spring, and Xtreme Green is callling it, "one of the most innovative alternative fue

Last month, we first reported on a new electric motorcycle from XtremeGreen Products with the unforgettable name of EM2-A09. At the time we only knew the claimed specs of the lithium ion-powered bike. The claimed range is 95 miles on a charge with a top speed of 65 mph, meaning it should be usable on highways. David Isserman from XtremeGreen Products dropped us a note last night to let us know that the bike now has a price tag, too, and the MSRP is $7,999. XtremeGreen is still saying the bike wi