Maker of electric off road motorcycles, Zero Motorcycles is planning to release it first street legal electric motorcycle next month.Â The new Zero S electric supermotor bike will have 3kWhs of battery capacity.Â That is 50 percent more than the lithium-ion unit that Zero uses in its Zero X dirt bike.Â This will cause the S model to …Â
“I don’t want a pickle. Just want to ride my motorsickle…I don’t want to die. Just want to ride on my motorcy…cle.”
Young would-be motorcyclists from Oklahoma and around the country may not know those lines from Arlo Guthrie’s “The Motorcycle Song” of the 1970s, but they can identify with them these days.
Because of a decision by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, they will not be able to get dad to buy a miniature version of his motorbike so they can train and maybe compete in the many mini-motorcycle events held in communities around the country.
And they’ll be no …Â Details
Following in the path of Vectrix, firms including Mission Motor, Zero and Brammo expect zooming growth for plug-ins on two wheels….
… When it comes to electric vehicles, the Tesla Roadster and Chevrolet Volt get all the love. But there are other EVs rolling around, and they’re balancing on two wheels.
Since 2007, when Vectrix of Middletown, R.I., first rode onto the scene with its battery-powered Maxi Scooter, a growing number of U.S. start-ups have entered the plug-in two-wheeler market. They’ve invested millions of dollars in …. Details
Bridgestone Americas has announced that 2009 will be its last season of involvement in the AMA Supercross and Motocross season, due to finish in September. The decision was made due to…Â Details