NASA's Electric Motor Scooter

Although I loved the original NASA Lunar Rover, I think the idea of a lunar dirt bike is pretty cool.

Robert Heinlein had similar idea, which he described in his 1952 novel The Rolling Stones:

...all the prospectors took bicycles along as a matter of course, just as they carried climbing ropes and spare oxygen...

The solitary prospector, deprived of his traditional burro, found the bicycle an acceptable and reliable, if somewhat less congenial, substitute. A miner's bike would have looked odd in the streets of Stockholm; over-sized wheels, doughnut sand tires, towing yoke and trailer, battery trickle charger, two-way radio, saddle bags and Geiger-counter mount made it not the vehicle for a spin in the park - but on Mars or on the Moon it fitted its purpose the way a canoe fits a Canadian stream.
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