The motorcycle press is touting the newly announced 20100 Brammo Empulse, and electric motorcycle that is “revolutionary”, in that it has a 100-mile range and can exceed 100 MPH. Using a liquid-cooled, brushless AC motor, with an estimated output of50 hp and 59 ft-lbs torque, the power comes from three… Continue reading
Paul Crowe, over at the Kneeslider, addresses one of my personal hobby horses: electric motorcycles, and makes a key point.
The engineering expertise available today made short work of the obvious, designs began to make the bikes look good, powerful electric motors were built, the suspension is just adapted… Continue reading
Zero Motorcycle is just giddy with excitement, because they’ve released the DS, an all-electric, zero-emissions, dual-sport motorcycle. They Claim that it’s not only emissions free, but almost completely recycleable as well.
Powered by the most advanced drive train in the industry, the… Continue reading
Trying to design and build “green”, zero-emissions motorcycles is becoming sort of a big deal. There’s even an eGrandPrix going on at Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio this year. I don’t particularly have anything against the idea of zero-emissions, environmentally friendly motorcycles. Sooner or later, that’ll… Continue reading