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Torture tests say battery power's hardly nerdy

By John Dodge
Globe Correspondent / March 30, 2009

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Bill Dubé gets giddy when he talks about batteries and speed. After all, his 500-horsepower Killacycle electric motorcycle goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under a second. He claims it is the fastest electric vehicle on the planet. In October, the Killacycle traveled a quarter mile in 7.89 seconds, topping out at 174 mph, a record. (Full article: 651 words)

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