Tag Archives: Electric Motorcycles

Taiwanese Scooter Maker Kymco Shows Its Serious Side With 150 MPH Electric Superbike

Kymco is by and large known for its scooters and small-engine motorcycles. Here in the U.S. market, the company offers two motorcycles, the 150cc Spade and 125cc K-pipe. It also offers a brace of scooters, side by sides, and ATVs largely known for their inexpensive price. These product offerings are all about cheap…

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The Harley-Davidson Livewire Is the Company’s Electric Future

Harley-Davidson has been making a lot of noise about developing electric motorcycles as it searches for a fresh breath of life, and its future all seems to hinge on the success of the upcoming Harley-Davidson Livewire. The good news is the production version looks just as good as the concept. The bad news is they…

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The Fly Free Smart is the Awesome Looking Electric Motorcycle We’ve All Been Waiting For

Electric motorcycles continue to improve on design and practicality, but it’s still a tricky balance to nail. The new Fly Free Smart electric motorcycles seem to be focused more on customization and design and less on practicality, but they look so good I’m not sure anybody will care.

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Elon Musk Claims Tesla Will Never Do Motorcycles Because He Was Almost Killed Riding One

During Tuesday’s Tesla shareholder meeting, CEO Elon Musk said the company would never develop motorcycles because he almost died while riding one when he was 17.

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Pioneering Electric Motorcycle Company Mission Motors Files For Bankruptcy 

Electric motorcycles are supposed to be a huge part of the future of motorcycling, and Mission Motors was at the forefront of the technology development and performance achievement… until they filed for bankruptcy this past week. Hopefully none of you guys had a deposit down.

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Brammo’s Electric Motorcycle Is Now The $19,999 Victory Empulse TT

You remember Brammo, right? The small Oregon-based maker of electric sportbikes got bought by Polaris this year and absorbed into its Victory Motorcycles brand. The good news is that the Brammo Empulse, a bike we once called “the future of hoonage,” is back under the Victory banner.http://jalopnik.com/5938778/in-thi…

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This Is The Most Surreal Isle Of Man Lap You’ll See

Isle Of Man TT videos are losing their shock value. Yes, it’s fast. Yes, it’s dangerous. Yes, we’re in awe of their two-wheeled talents. But this run by TT legend John McGuinness is different. He’s on an electric bike setting a new world record. And it’s an odd combination of tranquil and terrifying.

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