EICMA 2014 Quick-take: Motorcycle Super-Gallery

The automotive world has massive, industry-defining press events at Geneva, Detroit, and Tokyo every year, and every year these shows

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eRoadRacing Free Practice at IMS | A Learning Experience

In Friday’s first practice of the weekend, eight of the FIM eRoadRacing bikes finished, but newcomer Cesar Gonzales had an electrical fault which kept him from finishing on his electrified “Hornet 1”. Here are statements from most of the riders after their first practice, including this one from Be-EV & Hollywood Electrics racer Jeremiah Johnson…

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Looking for Some Electrifying Excitement This Weekend?

If you’re anywhere near Monterey, CA, you’re in luck. As a support race for MotoGP, the ePower TTXGP race will be held this Sunday, July 29th at the spectacular Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway. One day tickets are just $70. Read all about last year’s nail-biting finish here and check out some of our coverage from this year’s TT Zero, where some of the very same bikes you’ll see this weekend made history last month.

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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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Photo Gallery | Friday | ePower/TTXGP

The first practice session was uneventful for most, but Thad Wolff’s Moto Electra motor caught fire, forcing him to ride into the gravel at Turn 4. Another bike that was on fire, but in a good way, was the Mission R. Because this is a brand-new bike which had yet to turn a wheel, many people had been doubtful of its potential.

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