I know it's going to be difficult for traditional motorcyclists - especially young, traditional motorcyclists - to believe this, but there's more to motorcycling than speed. Indeed, with the onslaught of ever more hyper-powered superbikes, speed is largely becoming irrelevant. What use are 175 horses if you're stuck in traffic? How many times will you actually go 300 kilometres an hour when the speed limit is an increasingly and stringently regulated 100 or 110 km/h? And what use are third-gear power wheelies when popping the front wheel is likely to buy you a one-week ban for "stunting"? READ ON
Honda becomes the first major manufacturer to enter the electric racing fray when its close partner Mugen enters an all-new electric motorcycle in the Isle of Man TT Zero this summer. It’s a hugely historical moment, both for electric motorcycles and a manufacturer that won its first race ever at the TT in 1959.
The company will race alongside electric innovators like MotoCzysz vying to be the first to lap the 37.7-mile Mountain Course at an average of 100 mph.Read On: http://hellforleathermagazine.com/2012/02/honda-to-race-electric-motorcycles/