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Trust the Daily Mail to find the wackiest stories. If you fancy riding to work looking like an extra from ‘Planet of the Apes’, there’s a new electric bike for you. The electric 'monkey-bike' hits speeds of 20mph (instantly breaking the 15.5mph legal limit in the UK) and is just one metre long. The range of almost forty miles sounds good, but nowhere does the Mail offer important advice that this ‘Motochimp’ qualifies as a moped, therefore lacking all the benefits of a bicycle. It’s also powered by a 350W rear hub motor, exceeding the 250W UK limit. It’s expected...

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