Last year, Chip Yates changed the motorcycle world, becoming the first-ever electric bike racer to beat ICE at its own game. What’s next? Oh, just forever altering the aviation landscape. Chip’s a humble dude, here he is talking to PBS … Continued
Last summer, Chip Yates took his electric superbike to Bonneville to set a new outright speed record for electric motorcycles. He couldn’t quite match Lightining’s new 215.9mph record, but he did break 200mph, setting four FIM records in the process. … Continued
Chip Yates has had a tough week at the Bonneville Salt Flats, trying and failing to set a new outright land speed record for electric motorcycles. After a shattered drive chain and issues with his batteries putting out a sustained … Continued
As the final act in what’s sure to go down in history as one of the most significant careers in electric motorcycling, Chip Yates plans to set a new land speed record. So far this year, the defense contractor emerged … Continued
On Sunday, Chip Yates rode his 240bhp electric superbike up Pikes Peak in 12:50.094, over four minutes faster than any other electric motorcycle and just 1:39 behind race winner Carlin Dunne’s Ducati Multistrada. Here’s video from that record-breaking climb.
Practicing for the race on June 26, Chip Yates put in his first runs up Pikes Peak this weekend. “I was leaned over dragging my knee at more than 100mph at Bottomless Pit corner, with a 3,000 foot dropoff on … Continued
MotoCzysz has just released specs on its new bike for this year’s Isle of Man, giving us the opportunity to see how it stacks up to the other heavyweight electric contender. While Chip Yates won’t be racing at the TT … Continued