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By clasqm | Observing the evolution of the electric motorcycle

Benefits of an electric motorcycle

Electric motorcycles are coming sooner than we think and the benefits could outweigh the drawbacks such as high purchase price, charging time and …

Motorcycles

Honda Riding Assist-e Motorcycle

LinkThis electric motorcycle is only a proof of concept, but Honda is keen on using its Riding Assist technology on production models. The …

Transportation

How Much Is An Electric Motorcycle?

Electric motorcycles may be the future, but right now they are far from being price-competitive with their gasoline-powered cousins. But don’t worry! …

Electric Vehicles

Energica Ego Is The Electric Motorcycle Of The Year

<b>Published on</b> November 14th, 2017 | <i>by Nicolas Zart</i><p>0<p>November 14th, 2017 by <b>Nicolas Zart</b><p>The wild Energica Ego wins the Electric Motorcycle of the Year at …

Electric Vehicles

Kalishnikov Branches Out From Rugged Guns to Rugged Bikes

Kalishnikov Branches Out From Rugged Guns to Rugged Bikes<i>Avtomat Kalashnikova-</i>series rifles – the venerable AK-47 and its numerous progeny like the …

Electric Vehicles

ELECTRIC AVENUE. Bottpower Prepares To Shock Pikes Peak

<i>Written by Andrew Jones</i><p>What have Pikes Peak racers and WWII fighter planes got in common? Well believe it or not, they both face the same challenges …

Motorcycles

Energica's electric scrambler revealed at EICMA

Image: Energica Eva EsseEsse9 debuts in Milan

2017 Zero SR Electric Motorcycle Ride Review

It’s been a while since we last rode an electric motorcycle, and the excitement has died down from a few years ago when they were all the rage. So …

Electric Vehicles

2017 electric bike of the year: Energica Ego

Times are a changing and for the first time we’ve had to create a new Bike of the Year category for electric machines. It’s a class that’s set to …

Electric Bikes

So Kalashnikov are making electric motorcycles as well as AK-47s now

Russian police are going to make use of them at next year’s World Cup. Kalashnikov, the company best known for the almost ubiquitous AK-47 assault …

Electric Vehicles

Electric Motorcycle Under $5,000?

Are we in the future, or what? We can buy groceries from Beijing while we video chat with family in Baltimore, carry supercomputers around in our …

Motorcycles

Honda PCX Scooter Goes Hybrid and Electric

<b>Honda</b> announced new electric and hybrid versions of its PCX scooters at the Tokyo Motor Show. Both are scheduled to go on sale as 2018 models in …

Electric Vehicles

Electric scooter startup Bolt Mobility secures €3m funding

Dutch electric scooter startup, Bolt Mobility, has secured €3m (£2.2m) in a fundraising campaign led by more than 2,000 investors from the UK and the …

Electric Vehicles

The all-electric Zero SR is unlike any other motorcycle

The Zero SR is unlike any other motorcycle we've ever ridden. It's configurable with a smartphone app and has enough torque to rip your arms out<p>The …

Ducati Going Electric by 2030?

A bit of news that has gone under the radar: at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Volkswagen Group Chairman Matthias Muller dropped a bombshell, saying that …

Motorcycles

The best electric motorcycles put zero-emission thrills on two wheels

Cars steal the spotlight when it comes to electrification, but the motorcycle industry is undergoing a similar transformation. The gradual shifts …

Motorcycles

the gulas PI1S is a pedal electric motorcycle with 200 km battery range

the gulas PI1S is a 38 horsepower electric motorcycle with integrated foot pedals that let riders glide past traffic at up to 115 km/h (71 mph).The …

Transportation

The Electrek Review – 2015 Zero DS ZF 9.4 Electric Motorcycle

Earlier this summer, we had the opportunity to test a 2015 Zero DS (Dual-Sport) Motorcycle for a few days. What a blast we had! If you are used to riding traditional ICE motorcycles than, yes, you will miss the exhaust note, the vibrations and shifting through the gears. With the Zero, you get none …

Motorcycles

2018 Zero Motorcycles | First Look Review

California-based Zero Motorcycles has announced its 2018 lineup, with faster charging, greater range, increased power and new colors.<p>Every Zero …

Electric Vehicles

2018 KTM Freeride E-XC First Look

<b>2018 KTM Freeride E-XC First Look</b> – KTM held an international media event today at Red Bull Hangar-7 in Salzburg, Austria to release the 2018 …

Motorcycles

This Electric Tracker has a Military Drone Powerplant

Most customs start out as old bikes in dire need of resurrection. Taking a grinder to an old beater is cheaper than tearing into a brand new machine, and the results are often more appealing, too.<p>But that’s not an option when you’re customizing an electric motorcycle: they simply haven’t been …

Electric Vehicles

2018 KTM Freeride E-XC and the Future of E-Mobility

Since <b>ADVMoto</b> couldn't be in Austria for the <i>2018 KTM Freeride E-XC</i> Media Launch, we did the next best thing and attended their digital media launch. …

Motorcycles

How I rode 4,000 miles on an electric motorcycle for $10

Each summer I ride my electric motorcycle over 4,000 miles to show how easy it is.<p>Except it wasn’t actually easy—until this year.<p>What I mean by that …

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Tacita launches new electric motorcycle cruiser with a massive battery pack

Tacita, an Italian electric motorcycle maker who has so far been making electric motocross bikes, has now entered the North American market and launched a new electric motorcycle cruiser with ‘up to 168 miles of range’.<p>These maniacs managed to achieve this range by fitting a massive 27 kWh battery …

Electric Vehicles

The Hybrid Future of Motorcycling

There’s always been a cliché that all of the coolest technology mankind has come up with is hidden by the government or military. As it happens, …

Electric Vehicles

Super Soco first ride: "Cheap and cheerful"

Old, dirty, polluting petrol bikes still rule the roost, but let's face it, they won't be around for much longer. Electric bikes are great, but …

Electric Bikes

2017 Zero SR: FIRST TEST

No noise, no gears, but more torque than you can poke a stick at. Welcome to the Zero SR<p>I’ve been banging on a bit of late on the benefits of …

Motorcycles

Tacita unveil electric cruiser

Image: The T-Cruise will cost from $10,999

Saroléa fires up road-legal version of its electric superbike

Saroléa has been around since 1850, starting out as a weapons factory, before moving on to bicycles and motorcycles. The company reached its heyday …

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