Actually, to call Deus a "motorcycle" is a bit of a stretch. It would stand vertically when parked, so that the rider can step in and strap the bike on like a full-body suit. A computer would interpret the rider's body movements, translate those into directional commands for the motorcycle, and steer the bike using 36 pneumatic muscles (artificial muscles made by the German company Festo that inflate or deflate to change the direction). "It's like riding two skateboards at once, but stable, because the machine supports the rider's body," Loniak explains. These two skateboards, however, would be powered by lithium-ion batteries and ultracapacitors and capable of hitting 75 mph. "I never envisioned this as a commuter," he says. "This is a sport bike."