Originally published on CleanTechnica. By Mike Barnard What is the fastest production motorcycle in the world? What bike beat every other motorcycle and most cars up Pike’s Peak in 2013? What motorcycle had massive brake and shock upgrades while getting almost $2,000 cheaper in the past two years? What motorcycle is cheapest to own and […]
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How many people reading this right now have dreamt of dropping everything and just up and taking a roadtrip across North America at the drop of a hat? How many of those thoughts have involved a motorcycle? How many of those have involved an electric motorcycle? This is all starting to sound pretty good, right? […]
Electric vehicles may be good for the environment, but they are proving even better for performance junkies. The Energica Ego electric superbike is just one example of taking mechanical performance to the next level, taking on all comers in this promotional video following a successful “Where is my Ego?” world tour. The opponents for the […]
We ride the Ducati of electric motorcycles, the Energica Ego, through the canyons of Malibu. It’s love at first twist as the bike handles beautifully.
Zero had a massive showing again this year, with a central spot on the show floor at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA. As press entered the show we were greeted by a pair of ladies handing us Zero brochures and reminding us not to miss their presentation. Judging by how late most of the paper magazines were to report on these bikes, some even reporting on 2013 models when they’re all sold out, you’d have think they missed it last year.
The Zero S electric motorcycle has proven popular with riders across SoCal, though it isn’t without its shortcomings. But Zero has been listening, and for 2014 the Zero SR takes the standard S model motorcycle and boosts range, horsepower, and top speed, with tip digit speeds and over 170 miles of driving per charge on […]