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Student Designed Electric Motocross Wins Innovation Challenge

The team's high-performance bike has the capabilities of a dirt bike and the practicality of a mountain bike.

Published: 02-May-2011

A student-designed electric motocross bicycle will be on the market as a result of three Cal State Long Beach students who won the university's 2011 Innovation Challenge.

The prize included $10,000 to further develop the product and create a business plan. It also included important connections in the business world.

Mechanical engineering students David Pearce, Rogelio Rosas and Dan Southard worked together to build the bike, which is unique to the United States.

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