Sinclair unveils new-style electric transportation system

Doesn't this bloke ever learn?

Posted: 15 November 2010
by Visordown News

MULTI-MILLIONAIRE ginger-type Clive Sinclair has revealed plans for a new enclosed electric-assisted bicycle.

The daddy of the infamous 1980s Sinclair C5, has unveiled pictures of his latest thinking, dubbed the Sinclair X-1.

The machine combines pedal power and an electric motor, wrapped up in a cosy plastic casing with integral roll cage.

Another flop in the waiting?

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If it's really cheap it might catch on as an alternative to a regular bike, I suppose. Some people might like the weather protection. But the steering-column needs a bit of work - currently it screams 1960s invalid carriage. 

Posted: 15/11/2010 at 12:19

Oh dear me !

Posted: 15/11/2010 at 15:44

would anyone seriously be seen dead in this monstrosity?!? it looks like a slimmed down BMW C1....atleast on a C1 you could wear a full face helmet so nobody knows who you are!

Posted: 15/11/2010 at 15:52

Bet it's great in a crosswind...

Posted: 15/11/2010 at 16:21

yeah your gona be really protected from the weather with those big feck off holes in the side.

ALso what the hell do you do when you stop and have to put your foot down?

Posted: 15/11/2010 at 18:29

"ALso what the hell do you do when you stop and have to put your foot down?"

Looks to me like there's a big hole in the floor pan, which also doesn't do much to keep your bum dry in the wet! 

Posted: 17/11/2010 at 14:16

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