The Los Angeles Convention Center is a year-round host to exciting events, and members of your Los Angeles Fire Department are pleased to assist visitors from across the globe who gather there.
This week, the Wired NextFest brought many technology innovations to Los Angeles. None however, seemed to garner as much attention from attendees - or Firefighters, as The World's Fastest Electric Motorcycle.
Described by its inventor as a "giant cordless drill" the KillaCycle is capable of 0-60 mph in just 0.97 seconds.
Los Angeles (CA) – The inventor of the “KillaCycle” electric motorcycle almost killed himself during a demonstration at the Wired NextFest conference. Bill Dube, a government scientist during the day and electric bike builder at night, did a “burn out” in front of the Los Angeles Convention Center, but accidentally accelerated too much and... (read more and view video...)
**we are pleased to say that he did survive his ordeal!
Our advice? Whether its 200 horsepower or 200,000 watts, and whether you're going 50 feet or fifty miles: Always wear a helmet!
Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department