Richard Hatfield, head of Lightning Motorcycles, wants to build an electric motorcycle that can go from San Francisco to Los Angeles on a single battery charge. That’s more than 500 miles. It’s not possible now, but he thinks it will be soon.
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The entrepreneurs of the new electric vehicle movement are hell bent on showing the world that the technology is here, it’s real, and it works. At the forefront of electric motorcycle motorsports is Lightning Motorcycles, who recently set a new land speed record for production motorcycles at El Mirage…and they did it using the power of the sun.
The goal of setting a world record is a secret fantasy many gearheadds harbor in the far reaches of their minds. But few ever step forward to claim those records, to stand, however briefly, with the racing elite.
Brandon Nozaki Miller, who calls himself the “Electric Cowboy,”, set a new world record for electric motorcycles under 150 kg. And we kinda sorta helped.
Things have been super crazy these past few days. I only recently found out that there was a class in the FIM/AMA record books just waiting for me and my electric motorcycle to break. I was going to wait until next year to go for the record when I found out about it. However, after sitting and thinking about it for a little while, the excitement just started to bubble up in me like fizz in can of soda punted across a school parking lot. I had to chase that record…but I need your help.
EV Motorcycles are at the forefront of EV motorsports technology, pushing the limits of speed and agility in this emerging field. Lightning Motorcycles recently made history, becoming the first EV motorcycle to break the200 mphbarrier.