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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How MotoCzysz’s Aerodynamics Helped Them Break 100 MPH At The TT Zero

Motoczysz became the first electric motorcycle team to average over 100 MPH across the over 37 miles of roads on the Isle of Man, and they have a huge rear wing and other aerodynamic enhancements to thank for putting them over the century mark.

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Rutter Smashes the Ton in Isle of Man TT Zero Practice!

Michael Rutter was the first rider to break the ton on an electric motorcycle at the Isle of Man, registering an average speed of 102.5 mph in the first and only TT Zero practice over the 37.7 mile course on the all-new MotoCzysz machine. This feat took the gas-powered bikes 50 years to accomplish.

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Monday Morning Wakeup Call | MotoCzysz Helmetcam Video

Last night MotoCzysz posted this video and I jumped on it as soon as I saw the tweet. I’d heard about it from Mark Miller when I interviewed him, so I was really looking forward to seeing it. This beautiful video, narrated by the racers, does a better job than anything else to show what it’s really like to race the Isle of Man.

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Laguna Seca ePower/TTXGP Report | Part Two

Although Mission’s glorious debut eclipsed the performance of all the other teams, here is how the rest of the field fared. eCRP’s featherweight 8.8KwH machines fared quite well against the considerably more powerful leaders ahead of them.

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ePower/TTXGP Race Report | Laguna Seca 2011

Mission Motors took an easy first place over MotoCzysz, but Michael Czysz was the first to admit it’s him, not the bike. Only one year later, the electric motorcycles are all running about 10 seconds faster than before. Czysz was able to drop a few seconds, but not enough to compete against AMA Pro racer Steve Rapp.

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