Here's a 12-step process to green transportation bliss. Check out this conversion of a beach cruiser bike into a 48 volt, 50 mph (at least!) electric bike. Watch the video below, and you'll be able to imagine getting around town in this bike.
Cost of the conversion was $2,400, according to Radioactive Legos, the whiz behind the plan posted at Instructables, an amazing website with DIY projects galore, of any variety you can imagine.
Step-by-step instructions for the 48V Electric Flat Tracker, aka the EV-12.
To learn more about Instructables, read Weird, Wacky & Wonderful DIY Projects.
John Rockhold is a green car enthusiast and Contributing Editor for MOTHER EARTH NEWS. Find him on Google+.