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E-Scooter Or E-Bike? Yes To Both

This is a cool little vehicle that looks like a scooter but pedals (with electric assist) like a bike. Its LCD illuminates the current speed, indicates voltage left on its battery, and indicates when its headlight, rear light, and turn indicators are active, keeping a rider’s attention on the road instead of controls. Dual rear-view […]

Zero Gets Major Props From Forbes

Harley-Davidson’s announcement of an electric motorcycle got all the attention last week, but Forbes just ran a story on Zero Motorcycles that properly positions the Santa Cruz company as a leader in this market segment. In part, the story read… “I like ZERO in general because, in part, it reminds me of Tesla: It’s a […]

Yanko Design’s Scarab High-Speed Pod Cycle

This is what David Miguel Moreira Gonçalves of  Yanko Designs says about his creation: Think hand-held pocket bikes! Mini Cooper small edition! Smart Car ant size! All of these are just basically giants compared to the hot insect-style transport. It is called the Scarab. It’s got multiple driving modes: fast to slow, perfect park mode, sensors, Lidar, […]

Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle With This Wheel

Man, the stuff you can find on the web at 2 in the morning when you can’t sleep, This is from Alibaba, a trading company, that can hook you up with a supplier in China who will sell you an electric hub motor with a brake rotor ready for your DIY motorcycle, trike, or what have […]

First Look: Harley-Davidson Goes Electric

It look’s like Harley-Davidson has been paying attention to the come-uppance of American electric motorcycle brands like Zero and Brammo after all.  Today the iconic American motorcycle brand launch a full-scale attack in the battle for e-bike market share with the release of their radical Live Wire. To initiate the launch, Harley has announced an ambitious […]

China’s Growing Concern For Ebike Safety

The Bloomberg.com has an interesting article about how the growing popularity of electric bikes has created a need for rider education to reduce accidents and injuries. Similar problems in New York City caused the Mayor to ban electric bikes. Here is what is happening in China.

McGuinness Breaks The Isle Of Man TT Zero Lap Record! (Video)

TT legend John McGuinness won his 21st TT race on Wednesday morning when he took the SES TT Zero race in record-breaking style. Riding the Mugen Shinden, McGuinness was always in the lead and with a stunning new lap record of 117.366mph, he came home 23.3s clear of team-mate Bruce Anstey. Rob Barber, on the […]