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Electric Motorcycles

Electric Motorcycles

Jay Leno Rides The Lightning LS-218 Electric Motorcycle

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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

Brutus V2 Rocket electric motorcycle set to go ballistic on Pikes Peak [w/video]

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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