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Revealed: The electric motorcycle that Guy Martin will win his first TT winners trophy with

Hopefully.<p>Team Mugen have won the TT Zero title at the Isle of Man for the past three years and with the surprise announcement earlier in 2017 that …

Motorcycles

Evoke Urban S, a sports electric motorcycle at friendly prices | The Quebec Times

<b>Too expensive electric motorcycles? The Evoke Urban S shows that not. This beautiful electric roadster will be marketed this summer in China and the</b> …

Motorcycles

A short history of electric vehicle evolution

Ted Dillard's must read book about the history of electric motorcycles has captured a much wider and more profound story.

Motorcycles

For Milan's Italian Volt, Lacama means custom electric performance

With a name that speaks for itself, startup Italian Volt has introduced its first electric motorcycle. With sportbike performance in mind, the Lacama …

Motorcycles

2017 Evoke Urban S is a sub-$10K electric motorcycle with a 124-mile range

<b>When an e-bike isn't enough, an entry-level electric motorcycle could be the zero (tailpipe) emission solution for you.</b><p>Although I'm firmly in the …

Electric Vehicles

Evoke Motorcycles take on Zero in the US with a sub-$10k electric!

Chinese firm launch a sub-$10,000 battery-powered motorcycle in Zero’s backyard.<p>As the death-knell of Victory’s production electric the Empulse rang …

Motorcycles

Polaris delivers electric timetable for Indian – Motorcycle news, reviews & riding tips

About 4-5 years away, as Indian sets itself on a head to head course with Harley-Davidson<p>Polaris plans to launch an electric bike under the banner of …

Motorcycles

Get Amped: Shanghai Custom’s electrifying street tracker

Despite a mind-boggling population of 24 million, Shanghai seems like a questionable location for a custom bike shop. Chinese laws make it expensive to register imported vehicles, and the bigger the capacity, the harder it gets.<p>Still, this hasn’t deterred Kiwi Matthew Waddick and his crew at …

Electric Vehicles

Lightning Motorcycles working on electric bike that could go 500 miles per charge

Why it matters to you<p>Electric vehicles like the ones Lightning Motorcycles produces need to go farther on a single charge if they want to become a …

The 9 best electric motorcycles you can buy

You don't have to settle on power when it comes to buying an electric motorcycle.<p>For those looking to go the environmentally-friendly route, there are several electric motorcycle options that don't compromise on speed or performance.<p>Scroll down for the 9 best electric motorcycle options out there:

Engineering

Electric vehicles break range barriers

The biggest barriers for electric motorcycles are range and recharging times, but now a couple of achievements are set to break those barriers.<p>A …

Alta Motors Redshift ST street tracker concept

I’m in two minds about electric motorcycles. The instantaneous torque and low maintenance is appealing, for sure—but I also love the character and intangible ‘soul’ that internal combustion engines have.<p>Styling is also an issue. Tesla has it easy, because bodywork hides the powertrain in a car. But …

Wearable Tech

Tesla founders-backed Alta Motors unveils new electric motorcycle

While not as popular as Zero Motorcycle, Alta Motors is an up-and-coming electric motorcycle manufacturer and it unveiled a new version of its flagship Redshift last week that could broaden their market.<p>Alta’s Redshift was only offered as an all-electric supermoto/motocross, but the latest version …

Tesla

Alta Motors flirts with road-legal electric Street Tracker

Just a few months since its first motorcycle, the Redshift, became available to the US market, Alta Motors is set to roll out a new concept model. …

Alta Motors Redshift ST Street Tracker Concept

The One Moto Show in Portland, Oregon is just a couple weeks away, an event where hipsters and custom bike builder will come together to celebrate …

Prototyping

Apache Customs X Energica Midnight Runner: Electric Cafe Racer

Apache Custom Motorcycles of Verona and Energica Motor Company of Modena have combined to create a one-off custom electric-powered Italian café …

Motorcycles

Apache Custom X Energica - Midnight Runner 2k17

Giveaway – Monday Motorbikes M1

Monday Motorbikes (you may remember as them Bolt) is trying to spread the word about their “crossover motorbike” by…giving one away. Here’s how you …

Commuting

End of Victory Motorcycles is end of Empulse electric bike too

The Brammo Empulse electric motorcycle has long been the “other” mainstream electric motorcycle—but its days now appear to be officially …

Motorcycles

Electric bike honours Burt Munro

A Chinese company is about to launch a small electric motorcycle with retro styling and a retro named to honour world record holder Burt Munro.<p>Munro …

Electric Vehicles

Munro Motor launches retro-style e-moped

Munro Motor is about to make a big splash in the world of small electric motorcycles. The Chinese company has developed one of the coolest-looking e-bikes around, called the Munro 2.0. The bike is styled after the iconic Indian motorbikes, and its name is in honor of Burt Munro, who set a land …

Transportation

Somewhere between e-bike and electric motorcycle lies the sassy and stylish M-1

<b>Can't decide whether you want to buy an electric bike or an electric motorcycle? The M-1 may be the answer.</b><p>When it comes to electric mobility …

Who Says Electric Bikes Dont Make Any Noise?

Read the comments section of any electric motorcycle we test and you’re bound to hear the haters. You know, the ones who say, “I hate electric bikes …

Electric Vehicles

Monday Motorbikes reveals first crossover electric bike M1

Monday Motorbikes reveals latest model M1<p>Brisbane’s Monday Motorbikes has unveiled their latest electric bicycle, M1 and such a bike does not require …

Motorcycles

Features

The Spring Budget has outlined investment into the electric vehicle sector and a freeze on fuel duty tax, but new VED rates will still go …

Electric Vehicles

Kawasaki's Electric Motorcycle Patent Images Leaked

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Night Shift Custom Electric Motorcycle

Weird but why not? What you are looking at is an electric-drive conversion of a 2003 Suzuki Savage. Where the motor used to be is a battery pack of …

Electric Vehicles
Internet of Things

Thrustcycle Unveils GyroCycle, a Self-Balancing Motorcycle

Thrustcycle, based out of Honolulu, has unveiled its new self-balancing electric motorcycle prototype, the GyroCycle.<p>Not only is the GyroCycle self …

Motorcycles