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Terry Hershner Completes First Cross-Country Trip On Electric Motorcycle

June 6th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The first cross-country trip in U.S. history took months, and even after the invention of the automobile, it could still take weeks to get from one coast to another. With the dawn of the electric vehicle era comes a whole new set of records to make and break, and Terry Hershner just became the first man to drive from one coast to another on a pure electric motorcycle. Our hats off to you, Terry

Hollywood Electrics Teams Up With M1-GP For Electric Motorcycle Racing

February 12th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While electric cars haven’t found as many buyers as automakers had hoped, electric motorcycle sales are doing just swell. In fact, electric motorcycle racing has become a hot topic in the two-wheeled world, and a collection of amateurs and semi-pros are clamoring for more events t compete in. Hollywood Electrics and the M1-Grand Prix are teaming up to offer a class for electric racers in the M1-GP series.

Video: Zero Motorcycles Shows Its Electric Rides In Action

February 7th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Zero Motorcycles stands to be one of the leading makers of electric motorcycles in America...and maybe one day, the world. For now though the electric bike maker has launched a new website loaded with customer testimonials and new videos showing their rides in action. We love the all-natural sound of these zero emissions motorcycles

Video: Terry Hershner Crosses The US On A Zero Electric Motorcycle

December 10th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

In this video, Zero motorcycle owner Terry Hershner walks me through the modifications he's done to his 2012 Zero S to not only make it around town, to 4th place in a TTXGP race, but also over 3,000 miles in 5 days. He worked closely with Hollywood Electrics’ Harlan Flagg to upgrade the controller, among other changes

Gas2 Helps Electric Cowboy Set New Electric Motorcycle World Record

September 24th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

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

67-Pound Carbon Fiber Electric Motorcycle Revealed In Norway

July 16th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

While electric cars are stumbling, electric motorcycles are finding more and more fans in the marketplace thanks to improved performance and generous subsidies. Brands like Brammo and Zero Motorcycles here in America are making a name for electric motorcycles. Over in Norway however, a group of 5 college students have revealed a carbon-fiber electric motorcycle that they plan to build and sell. And on paper, this 67 pound, 94 horsepower motorcycle sounds like some serious competition

Volta Electric Motorcycle A New Contender In 2012

November 1st, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

While a lot of focus is on electric cars these days, the fastest-growing segment of electric vehicles comes on two wheels, not four. Electric motorcycles and e-bikes are all the rage from Asia to Europe to America, and a new contender has thrown its hat into the ring. Spain-based Volta’s BCN bike comes to market next year. Can it compete

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