The bike can be recharged using a household outlet and customized via the rider's computer

Matt Candler, a builder from New Orleans, started building electric bikes back in 2006 as a way to relieve stress. Fast forward 10 years and Candler now has his own company called nightshiftbikes that sells an electric motorcycle in two models: the “Rebel and the “Leafy Savage.” 

Built using traditional combustion bikes as their base, night shift bikes are constructed from the ground up. The Rebel, which is the company's flagship design, is modeled after a 1987 Honda Rebel 250 and powered by a golf cart drivetrain. The Leafy Savage on the other hand is more advanced with a battery pack taken from a Nissan Leaf, a frame from a 2003 Suzuki Savage and an Enertrac motor that provides a power output of 40 hp.

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