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EV Motorcycle Alrendo TS Bravo Could Launch In May 2021

The Perfect Low-Cost EV Commuter? The EV motorcycle market welcomes as many new manufacturers as it can possibly fit. Alrendo is looking to make its way into said market with their debut electric motorcycle dubbed the ‘TS Bravo’ expected to launch in May of this year (Europe only). Alrendo makes their EV bikes out of Wuxi China, and look to provide riders with an affordable EV option when compared to some of the pricey electric models on the market today. The TS Bravo is claimed to produce 75 ...
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BMW wants to 'redefine the scooter segment' with this futuristic electric concept

BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04. BMW The Definition CE 04 isn't anything like your average Vespa — BMW says the futuristic two-wheeled electric concept will reimagine what scooters can be. It has innovative features like a storage cubby under the seat and a matching riding jacket that connects to the bike.  BMW said the Definition CE 04 is a near-production model and offers a "preview of what a contemporary production vehicle could look like." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Features, Electric Vehicles, Bmw, Electric Motorcycles, Motorrad, Tech Insider, BMW BMW, Tim Levin, BITranspo, Vespa BMW, BMW Motorrad Definition CE


Damon Motors Reveals Its HyperDrive Multi-Variant Powertrain Alongside New Models

HyperDrive Powertrain, HyperSport Models Damon Motors today released details of its new HyperDrive powertrain technology. It is the world’s first 100 percent electric, multi-variant powertrain platform that is supposed to redefine motorcycle performance, safety, and design. HyperDrive is a monocoque-constructed, high-voltage powertrain that offers the potential for a wide range of models and submodels. Damon released two new motorcycles for pre-order to demonstrate this technology. There’s the ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Damon, Brembo, IPM, Motorcycle News, Jay Giraud, Damon Motorcycles, Damon Motors, FreedomRoad Financial, Lightweight Motor


BMW's Definition CE 04 Electric Scooter Is The Cyberpunk City-Commuter Future We All Need

Yesterday we saw the launch of BMW’s electric iX sport utility, a strong hint at the future of Munich’s next-gen EV design. The other half of BMW, the company’s motorrad division, also launched a near-production concept to point at future design: the Definition CE 04. Aside from its silly name, this totally rad…Read more...
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Energica Reveals RS Models and a Track-Focused EGO Kit

New for Energica in 2021 Energica will offer RS variants for each model in its lineup in 2021. RS stands for Reparto Sportivo (Sports Department), according to Roadracing World. The gist of it is these will be exceptionally quick machines. The RS option will add a new drive mode to the bike and increase performance for the electric motorcycles. At the top end of the spectrum, you’ll see 0-60 mph run in just 2.6 seconds. This is basically a reworking of the throttle map. The RS versions get a mo...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Brembo, Motorcycle News, Energica, Energica Reveals RS Models, Reparto Sportivo Sports Department


2021 Zero FX [Model Overview]

2021 Zero FX: Trail-Shredding EV Power in a Lightweight Package Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Out of the five dual-sport motorcycles Zero has in their new 2021 lineup, the 2021 Zero FX can be found at the bottom of the performance and pricing scale, but don’t let that fool you into thinking this machine is a dud; it’s quite literally insane. The Zero FX is much like it’s street-oriented FXS brother and contains most of the features/specifications bu...
Tags: Cruise, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Zero, Yamaha, Ac, Juan, Li Ion, 2021, Dual Sport, Zero Motorcycles, Notfp, Zero FX, WARRANTY Warranty, Controller High, Chassis Suspension Front Showa


2021 Zero DSR [Model Overview]

2021 Zero DSR: An Electric Dual-Sport For All Riding Styles Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links   Why limit yourself to one style of riding when you can take your motorcycle quite literally anywhere? This is the exact niche that dual-sport motorcycles seek to fill, and more specifically, the Zero DSR. Buying a dirt bike or dirt specific motorcycle can be a real pain because you just unknowingly signed yourself up for purchasing a truck or trailer to haul ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Pirelli, Ac, Juan, Li Ion, 2021, Dual Sport, Zero Motorcycles, Notfp, WARRANTY Warranty, Chassis Suspension Front Showa, Competitors KTM EX, Fuel Tank Capacity N A Color Power, DSR Black Forest


2021 Zero DS [Model Overview]

2021 Zero DS: Dual-Sport Commuting With a Side of Trail Riding Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Zero DS is the little brother to the DSR and DSR/BF models found in their complete 2021 lineup. This bike is a great all-around dual-sport choice for riders seeking an economical choice when commuting with some room for trail riding on the weekends. Fully manufactured in America, this dual-sport EV motorcycle comes in only one configuration featurin...
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2021 Zero DSR Black Forest Edition [Model Overview]

2021 Zero DSR/BF: The Apex Predator of Electric ADV Motorcycles Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Zero DSR/BF (Black Forest) is the highest level available from Zero when it comes to dual-sport/ADV style bikes in their 2021 lineup. The bike is tailored to ADV enthusiasts and comes complete with all the accessories and features needed to keep up with its gas-powered ADV rivals. The DSR/BF takes the standard DSR model and brings a load of new fea...
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2021 Zero SR [Model Overview]

2021 Zero SR: The EV Mid-Range Master Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Zero SR is the perfect midway point between the high and low-end range when looking at Zero’s 2021 model lineup. Due to this bike being approximately $5000 cheaper than the SR/S and SR/F models, you do have to make a few sacrifices when stepping down to the SR, but there are plenty of areas where you benefit from picking this model. The biggest benefit would be the increase in r...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Zero, Ac, Juan, Li Ion, Power Tank, Charge Tank, 2021, Zero Motorcycles, Notfp, WARRANTY Warranty, Street Motorcycle, Chassis Suspension Front Showa, Bosch Advanced MSC


2021 Zero S [Model Overview]

2021 Zero S: EV Performance on a Budget Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The American-built Zero S is the perfect motorcycle for riders seeking a cheaper EV option for their daily commute. This motorcycle has more modest performance and range numbers, but what it will excel at is getting you from point A to point B while producing ‘zero’ emissions, making the world a better place for everyone. This is the first official step down from the higher-end Ze...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Bosch, Ac, Juan, Li Ion, Power Tank, 2021, Pirelli Diablo Rosso, Zero Motorcycles, Notfp, WARRANTY Warranty, Street Motorcycle, Controller High, Chassis Suspension Front Showa


2021 Zero FXS [Model Overview]

2021 Zero FXS: Modern EV Technology in a Supermoto Formfactor Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Supermoto style motorcycles have been the go-to for stunt riding and overall hoon-ing since they first gained popularity. They have characteristics of being light, ‘flickable’ and easily maneuverable due to their riding position and wide handlebars; making them perfect for beginners just learning and even more advanced riders looking for a daily wheelie-machi...
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2021 Zero SR/F [Model Overview]

2021 Zero SR/F: A Naked Motorcycle With Unlimited Torque Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links   The 2021 Zero SR/F is one of the top models that Zero Motorcycles offers in their 2021 lineup; a naked version of its SR/S full-fairing street-bike-styled brother. This model has all the industry leading features you would expect to find in a $21,000 EV motorcycle making it the most expensive model that Zero currently offers. To put the capabilities of EV motorc...
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2021 Zero SR/S [Model Overview]

2021 Zero SR/S: An EV Sport Touring Option With Overwhelming Torque Numbers Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Along with the Zero SR/F (aptly nicknamed ‘The EV Streetfighter’), the American-based EV motorcycle manufacturer also produces this SR/S model. The SR/S is a sport-touring version of the SR/F featuring full-fairings, sitting on top of their 2021 lineup as the second most expensive motorcycle they offer. Building a package dedicated to sport tour...
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Energica Has a New Dealer Financing Partner

Say Hello to Westlake Financial Services Energica continues to sell more and more bikes despite the fact that much of the world has been hit by an economic downturn due to COVID-19. Good for Energica. Now, the company has partnered with Westlake Financial Services to help dealers get more motorcycles in stock for an anticipated major push for U.S. dealers by the company.  This push is driven by demand. Even the pandemic didn’t keep the pre-orders from rolling in, which prompted Energica to up p...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Energica, Stefano Benatti, Westlake Financial Services, Westlake Financial Services Energica, Energica Motor Company Inc


Volcon, Linear Labs, and Camburg Engineering Announce Partnership

New Partners Aimed at Producing True Performance Volcon is the first all-electric off-road powersports company based in the U.S. It recently announced strategic partnerships with Linear Labs and Camburg Engineering.  Linear Labs is a smarter energy company. Camburg Engineering manufactures world-class off-road suspension. This matchup will help Volcon produce some of the best electric off-road vehicles in the world—or so the company hopes. “We’re sourcing the best components possible to complem...
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Ubco Offers Some New Batteries for Its 2×2 Bike

New Batteries for the Utility Bikes Ubco has a new KXH portable power system for its electric 2×2 utility bike. The battery pack comes in three different variations. There’s a Standard one, a Heavy Duty one, and an Extra Heavy Duty one. The Standard battery pack has a capacity of 2,100W and weighs almost 31 pounds. On its own, it costs $1,999. the Heavy Duty has a capacity of 2,600W and weighs under 36 pounds. It has a cost of $2,249. The third battery pack is the Extra Heavy Duty one and it ha...
Tags: Motorcycles, Adv, Electric Motorcycles, UBCO, Standard, Motorcycle News, Heavy Duty, Utility Bikes Ubco


Harley-Davidson should keep making e-motorcycles

Harley-Davidson should continue to make electric motorcycles. That’s my big takeaway after taking home the company’s LiveWire for three weeks. I’d ridden it on a closed course in 2019, but that wasn’t enough absorb the finer qualities of the 105 horsepower machine. After nearly a month and a thousand miles on the LiveWire, I’d venture to say it could be the most innovative motorcycle Harley-Davidson has ever produced. That doesn’t mean perfect (particularly on the pricing). But with declining sa...
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Zero’s SR/S doubles as an EV sport motorcycle and sport-tourer

Zero’s 2020 SR/S could be your EV sport bike or sport-tourer. Unveiled earlier this year, the all electric motorcycle brings performance attributes of both classes — with a unique list of pros and cons compared to gas-powered peers. The SR/S also adds to the business mission of its manufacturer, Zero. The California based EV company has raised $137 million (according to Crunchbase) towards its aim take electric motorcycles mass-market. SR/F to SR/S TechCrunch took home Zero’s new SR/S for an e...
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Pursang Motorcycles Has the E-Track Electric Motorcycle

The Classic Brand Is New Again Pursang Motorcycles is a company that has been around for a while now. In the 1960s it had the Bultaco motorcycle. Now it has a new kind of bike, the E-Track electric motorcycle.  This bike has classic lines and an overall conventional look, but its technology is modern. The bike features an 11kW BOSCH motor that uses three 48V batteries and has a total power capacity of 7.2kW. This combination gives the bike the ability to travel 140 kilometers or 87 miles per c...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Pirelli Scorpion, Pursang, E Track Electric Motorcycle


The Arc Vector Is Alive Still

I Thought it Was Dead Arc Motorcycles has a cool looking but wildly expensive electric motorcycle called the Vector. The company went into administration (bankruptcy) in 2019, so I assumed the company and its bike were toast. Now, according to a Motorcycle News article, the company has been revived.  The company went into administration, but the founder of the business, Marc Truman, said he just couldn’t let the idea die. “We had lots of interest after the administration but nothing quite worke...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Mark Truman, ARC Vector, Was Dead Arc Motorcycles, Marc Truman, Arc Motorcycles


Okinawa Cruiser Electric Scooter Is Coming Soon

Another Electric Scooter Enters the Fray Indian electric bike manufacturer Okinawa has a new model in the works for next year. Right now the bike is called the Okinawa Cruiser. It’s a new electric scooter that’s designed to be a larger maxi scooter rather than a small electric scooter. Comfort is key here.  This is a little bit different of an approach than many of the other scooters out there right now or on the horizon that focus on technology and compact size. The scooter was debuted earlier...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Scooter, Electric Scooters, Okinawa, Motorcycle News, Okinawa Cruiser Electric


Ather Energy Reveals the Special Edition 450X

Only a Few Thousand Will Be Made The Ather 450X Series1 will be a special edition of the company’s 450X electric scooter, according to BikeDekho. The special edition will feature some upgrades and an all-black color scheme with some red highlights.  The scooter will also have some translucent side panels. These are an interesting touch and will allow a window into the scooter and how it works. The electrical system will be on display. The company expects to begin delivering scooters to Indian r...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Scooter, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Ather


Cake Wins German Design Council’s 2021 German Design Award

In the Excellent Product Design – Utility Vehicles Category The Cake Ösa electric motorcycle recently won a German Design Council award for excellent product design in the utility vehicles category. The awards seek to recognize products that provide pioneering contributions to the German design world. This isn’t the first time the bike has been recognized for its design, and it also received a special mention in the eco-design category as well. “Being recognized for the Ösa by the German Design...
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Tarform unveils Luna e-moto for folks who may not like motorcycles

Brooklyn-based EV startup Taform unveiled its Luna electric motorcycle in New York last week—a model designed for an audience that may not actually like motorcycles. Tarform’s first street legal entrant, the Luna, starts at $24,000, does 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds, has a city range of 120 miles, top-speed of 120 mph, and charges to 80% in 50 minutes—according to company specs. The model was hatched out of the company’s mission to meld aesthetic design and craftsmanship to environmental sustainab...
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Vespa Recieves Honorable Mention at the 2020 Compasso d’Oro Awards

For Its Electric Scooter Vespa’s Elettrica is the company’s electric scooter and recently it received an honorable mention in the 2020 Compasso d’Oro design awards. The prestigious awards started in 1954 and continue to be an important recognition for design projects that are Italian-made.  Only 18 products made the cut. The Vespa was the only two-wheeled machine to make the list. The jurors for the awards include designers, historians, journalists, and members of the Italian Association of Ind...
Tags: Motorcycles, Electric Scooter, Electric, Vespa, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, Piaggio Group, Vespa Elettrica, Elettrica, Electric Scooter Vespa


The New Kumpan 54i Electric Scooters Up the Ante

A Better Electric Scoot The future is likely electric, or at least that’s what the Germany based scooter company Kumpan is hoping. The company just released two new versions of its electric scooter. In the company’s 54i range, it now has a 54 Impulse and the 54 Ignite. Both utilize a similar design to the company’s 54 Inspire scooter, but they offer better performance. The 54 Impulse gets a 4kW motor and can do 44 mph. It can do 62 miles per charge. Its sibling is the 54 Ignite, which has a 7 k...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles, Electric Scooters, Motorcycle News, Kumpan, Better Electric Scoot


Watch: “Long Way Up” Apple TV+ Trailer

Fans of adventure riding, motorcycle documentaries, or two friends having wild adventures will love to know that Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman have once again thrown their legs over a pair of bikes and set off to do some crazy adventuring. Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Trucks However, this time around, they’re adding a lot to the challenge of their trip by riding two Harley-Davidson LiveWire Prototypes converted into adventure bikes, with the support vehicles being two Rivian Electric R1T ...
Tags: Apple, Motorcycles, South America, Ewan McGregor, Electric Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Charlie Boorman, Andes, Ewan, Charlie, Los Angeles USA, Ushuaia Argentina, Motorcycle News, Rivian Electric


Australian Company Develops An Electric Flat Tracker

Electric bikes are here, and they are growing in market share year to year, sometimes even month to month. Manufacturers big and small are involved, all the way from BMW and KTM down to Zero and Energica. And then you have tiny little companies like Australia’s Ed Motorcycles that come out with some awesome concepts. The bike in question today is their “Concept Z” flat track racer. For those unaware, flat track racing is a sport where you are almost constantly sideways, with the rear wheel on ...
Tags: Australia, Motorcycles, Bmw, Honda, Electric Motorcycles, Yamaha, CNC, KTM, Motorcycle News, Energica, Tony Robers, Ed Motorcycles, Electric Flat Tracker


BMW Files 11 Electric-Based Patents In Germany

As reported by MoreBikes in the UK, BMW has recently filed for 11 patents in Germany, all of them related to electric bikes. 9 of the 11 patents also contain the word, or tags, related to DC. The biggest implication of this is that the from 2019 might actually be coming as a production electric motorcycle. But, the question remains, why 9 patents with the word DC? The current thought is that there could be 9 variants of the DC, such as street, adventure, touring, roadster, et al, with differen...
Tags: UK, Germany, Motorcycles, Bmw, Electric Motorcycles, Motorcycle News, MoreBikes, Zero Energica