AN INDIAN ELECTRIC FLAT TRACKER FOR KIDS

Indian Motorcycles now has an electric motorcycle for kids that looks like a ton of fun! It’s styled after the Indian FTR750 Flat Track racer, and it’s made for kids 8 & up with a rider weight of up to 175 lbs. It can be set up by parents for low or high-speed performance, with […]

POLARIS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ZERO MOTORCYCLES

Polaris announces a partnership with Zero Motorcycles to co-develop electric vehicles as a cornerstone of Polaris’ new electrification strategy that they call “rEV’d Up”. The exclusive partnership deal is for ten years, to develop off-road vehicles and snowmobiles. Polaris is a huge and well-known powersports company, and Zero has proven electric powertrain technology. With this […]

PEDEGO RECALLS SOME BIKES

Pedego has issued its second recall, just now. It is for certain Pedego bike models purchased between January 2018 and August 2020. According to their information: In cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Pedego is voluntarily recalling several Pedego electric bike models due to an improperly manufactured electrical cable. The recalled units […]

Fully Charged

The upside to much of this is that the bike shops I’ve talked to all around the U.S. say that their service departments are booked solid,…

TESLA ANNOUNCES GAME-CHANGING NEW BATTERY

Elon Musk announced a new battery type that Tesla will be producing for its cars. Dubbed the 4680, it is 80mm tall and 46mm wide. This battery eliminates the use of cobalt, one of the most expensive materials in the battery, one that is also dangerous to mine, and most of that comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa. Eliminating cobalt from a lithium-ion battery is something that battery scientists have been trying to do for years.