Electric motorcycles are fairly proven tech at this point, with multiple options available to riders. The real challenge now is continuing to improve performance to add range, cut weight and boost power. Jay Leno is back on two-wheels again this week for a ride on the Lightning Motorcycles LS-218 electrified sportbike. With victory at Pikes Peak and a land speed record on its belt, this is a real competitor in the EV cycle scene. READ ON
If you follow electric motorcycles, you'll likely have heard of the legendary Terry Hershner.
Terry likes to ride. Scratch that: Terry loves to ride. He also loves pushing the envelope, and happens to be pretty good with electronics. READ ON
Electric car makers aren't the only ones slashingprices these days. Electric motorcycle maker Brammo is holding a big sale for the end of the summer, cutting prices on its electron-burners by a pretty significant amount. READ ON
Last summer I took a cross-country road trip with a group of people driving different types of electric vehicles.
It was an amazing experience, and our trip, our adventures, and our misadventures were portrayed in the documentary Kick Gas. READ ON
The V2 Rocket from Brutus Electric Motorcycles is on the launch pad, ready to go ballistic on Pikes Peak. Though it just turned a wheel for the first time a week ago, the custom-built, battery-powered bike is now on the mountain and hopes to turn some heads during the Race to the Clouds, aka the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). Certainly it's an eyeball magnet just resting on its kickstand. READ ON