It’s about to get a lot easier to go electric motorcycle racing. Electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo has signed a deal to provide race-ready rides for the TTXGP electric racing series for the 2013 season. The bike will be a souped-up … Continued
Unveiled at EICMA last year, the BMW Concept C teased a new maxi scooter that’ll arrive in production form this fall. In February, BMW revealed it was planning two versions of the the scooter without detailing how’d they differ. Now, … 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.
At yesterday’s REFUEL zero emissions time trial event, Steve Rapp put the Mission R around Laguna Seca in 1:43.7 (unofficial). The previous record of 1:44.4 (official) was held by Michael Czysz and his 2010 MotoCzsyz E1pc. The two bikes, along … Continued
A certain smugness is unavoidable. Let the less enlightened suckle up to evil Big Oil’s fuel pumps while you glide silently by on your Zero DS, its battery pack brimming with electrons from an overnight charge that cost all of … Continued
Want a tiny fold up electric scooter for running around town that costs almost nothing, weighs nothing and fits anywhere? The now decade-old 2001 Honda Caixa concept would have been that, had it gone into production. Feeling a little deja … Continued
In this previously unreleased footage from the 2009 TTXGP, a helicopter tracks Rob Barber as he rides the Agni X01 to victory across The Mountain section of the TT course. Consider it a zen-like meditation on the silent performance.