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BMW’S NEW C EVOLUTION ELECTRIC BIKE COMES TO THE U.S.

BMW has a couple of significant electric vehicles, two for sale here in the U.S. The compact i3 car, and the sportier, sexier and many times more expensive i8. They’re also finally bringing in an electric scooter that had previously been available in Europe only for the past few years, The C Evolution. It’s a […]

KTM BRINGS THE FREERIDE E-XC ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE TO THE U.S.

KTM has officially started selling their electric motorcycle, called the Freeride E-XC, in the U.S. after a lot of R & D by American riders. It’s been for sale in Europe for a few years now. The U.S. KTM corporation and dealers have been working together and learning what will work for the American market. […]

SHANGHAI CUSTOMS ELECTRIC TRACKER FUNDING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

Shanghai Customs, brainchild of Kiwi expat Matthew Waddick, is a great-looking electric Tracker motorcycle now roaming the streets of Shanghai. We covered this in a previous issue. The bike looks really cool, and with the great styling and retro-cool looks, the prototypes on the streets are surely turning heads. Their goal is to garner investment […]

ALTA REDSHIFT MX ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES AT SEA OTTER

Alta Motors is making a really exciting electric off-road motorcycle. The Redshift MX aims squarely at the 250cc motorcycle class, with 40 horsepower with 120 foot-pounds of torque. We have a full writeup of Josh Hill’s race against those very bikes at the Red Bull Straight Rhythm event that will publish shortly after this. Seeing these things […]

Zero Announces 2017 Line of Electric Motorcycles

    Zero Motorcycles has announced their 2017 line of electric motorcycles. They all offer more torque, increased power, and smoother delivery.   The new bikes feature Zero’s proprietary Z-Force interior permanent magnet (IPM) motor. It offers increased temperature thresholds and greater efficiency, and the IPM motor enables more aggressive riding and higher sustained top […]

10 E-bike Laws

While categorizing all electric bikes into neat subcultures might seem like an impossible task, American lawmakers have already done the work for us, and it is a pretty logical division of power, so to speak. We broke down basic e-bike laws for you, so you can ride in the right. MOTORCYCLE OR BICYCLE? Lawmakers have drawn the […]