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The ELF bike runs on both man power and solar power. It has been turning heads along the east coast as Mark Stewart rides ...
it from North Carolina to Massachusetts.
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SHOTLIST:AP Television- AP Clients OnlyReston, Va.- July 24, 20131. POV Shot of Mark in ELF2. MS of Elf driving by3. ELFSolar Panels4. ELF pedals5. WS Elf driving on street, showing feet6. SOUNDBITE (English) Mark Stewart, Owns an ELF (transcript below)AP Television- AP Clients OnlyWashington.- July 25, 20137. ELF driving with bike passingAP Television- AP Clients OnlyReston, Va.- July 24, 20138. CU on ELF sign9. Mark showing handle with nat sound10. Mark with holding handles through window11. ELF driving on street12. Mark showing battery area13. Wheels on Elf14. Elf driving on street wide shot15. SOUNDBITE (English) Mark Stewart, Owns an ELF (transcript below)16. ELF turning corner17. SOUNDBITE (English) Mark Stewart, Owns an ELF (transcript below)18. Mark driving ELF POV turning cornerAP Television- AP Clients OnlyWashington.- July 25, 201319. ELF riding along path20. Man taking picture of ELFAP Television- AP Clients OnlyReston, Va.- July 24, 201321. Nat sound (English) Woman talking with Mark in car22. Mark talking with Lady23. Mark talking with bikers24. CU on East Coast Greenway sign25. WS on ELFAP Television- AP Clients OnlyWashington.- July 25, 201326.SOUNDBITE (English) Monica Hernandez, DC Department of Transportation (transcript below)27. Mark riding along trail((VOICEOVER))IT LOOKS LIKE A VEHICLE FROM THE FUTURE (POV Shot)WITH IT'S SMALL ELECTRIC MOTOR (NAT), SOLAR PANELS(NAT), AND FOOT PEDALS (MARK POINTING).BUT WHAT IS IT?.."IT'S A BICYCLE"WELL NOT JUST *ANY* BICYCLE. IT'S CALL THE ELF."Make sure you register it" (OR NAT FROM HIM EXPLAINING TO CAMERA/PPL)MADE BY A COMPANY CALLED ORGANIC TRANSIT, THEY SAY THE ELF IS THE FUTURE OF URBAN ECO-MOBILITY. YOU CAN SKIP THE GYM AND PEDAL IT YOURSELF. (FOOT VIDEO)OR YOU CAN GET A LITTLE HELP WITH A MOTOR THAT GOES UP TO 20 MILES PER HOUR WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF SOLAR AND BATTERY POWER.SOUNDBITE: "say you have a 20 mile commute, you drove it to work in the morning you park it, it's sitting in the sun it's charged by the time you come out"MARK STEWART PICKED UP HIS FIVE THOUSAND DOLLAR ELF DIRECTLY FROM THE FACTORY IN NORTH CAROLINA."I thought why don't i just ride it back"SO INSTEAD OF HAVING THE BIKE SHIPPED TO HIM, THIS CYCLIST IS RIDING UP THE ATLANTIC COAST...ALL THE WAY TO CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS...AND TURNING MANY HEADS ALONG THE WAY."what is it and who does it belong to? Does it belong to you?"STEWART IS ALSO USING THE RIDE TO PROMOTE THE EAST COAST GREENWAY...THE SPONSOR OF HIS TRIP. THE PROPOSED GREENWAY WOULD CREATE A TRAFFIC FREE PATH, FROM MAINE TO FLORIDA."I'm looking forward to when the east coast greenway has the support to build more trails and connect the dots all of the way up because it's only 20 percent so far these trails"STILL SOME AREAS SAY THE BIKES WILL FACE CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS.SOUNDBITE D-DOT"There are things they are prohibited from doing. For example they can't operate the unit on a sidewalk and again they can't park on the street."BUT FOR NOW, STEWART WILL CONTINUE TO PEDAL WHERE HE CAN.SHAQUILLE BREWSTER, ASSOCIATED PRESS(****END****)