People are excited about this new Mission R for one big reason: it’s fast. A point demonstrated by Steve Rapp at Laguna Seca two years ago, when he annihilated the competition, throwing down lap times competitive with 600cc ICE race … Continued
The Mission R is significant not just because it’s an electric bike that goes really fast, but because it’s equipped with the next generation of motorcycle instrumentation. Internet connected and Heads Up Display ready, it tells you much more than … Continued
For just $30,000, you’ll soon be able to buy an electric superbike capable of putting in lap times on-par with that of 600cc race bikes. Meet the Mission R.
Last year, the Mission R made history at the TTXGP, throwing down laps of Laguna Seca that would have qualified it for a Supersport 600 race. Here, some schlocky comedian (Wes is jealous -grant) talks to our buddy David Salguero … Continued
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
Hell For Leather has extensively covered electric motorcycles from an enthusiast's perspective, but we haven't really looked at their impact on the mainstream motorcycle industry. Luckily, bike designer Michael Uhlarik is here to break down the reasons why electrics are…
If you've been reading Hell For Leather for a while, you're aware that electric motorcycles are advancing in performance, affordability and sales at an incredible rate, but even we had no idea they could experience the kind of near-term success…