MotoCzysz Announces 2013 Rider Lineup

MotoCzysz has announced their lineup for the 2013 season, signaling their intent to move beyond the Isle of Man this year and campaign a full season. This is great news for FIM eRoadRace fans. The serie formerly known as TTXGP and FIM ePower has united, making it easier to fill the grids with truly competitive bikes.

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SES TT Zero Awards Ceremony | Video: McGuinness Dishes…

The SES TT Zero awards ceremony was held last night at the lovely Villa Marina around 10 pm. Because the days are so long this far north, the nights are too, in a way. It all adds to the excitement of being in motorcycle heaven. I filmed the interviews they did at the event, and McGuinness had some very interesting things to say about the Mugen Shinden…

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Electric Motorcycles Breaking Into the Big Leagues?

At the 2011 Tokyo Motorcycle Show, Honda showed an electric concept motorcycle. The RC-E is styled to win, echoing the look of a vintage café racer. Also at the Tokyo show is a concept from Yamaha that could make me not only cheat on my R1 but divorce her altogether. Yamaha has unveiled a number of electric mopeds, and other ICE manufacturers are getting in the electric game. It seems the major OEM’s are finally ready to consider adding battery-powered bikes to their product lines.

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Catching up with MotoCzysz Racer Mark Miller

After watching Charge, I wanted to meet the man who had brought the MotoCzsys e1pc to victory in 2010 and second place (only behind Czysz’s newer model) in 2011. Mark Miller made his start in AMA Superbike racing, and made his Isle of Man TT debut in 2006, placing 11th and completing a 125+ mph lap in his first year. The lap record for Isle of Man in the senior category (all 1,000cc motorcycles) is 131mph average speed over the 38 mile course. This is a race that only the best of the best are invited to compete in, as it can turn formidable men into shivering boys.

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