Chip Yates Officially Breaks Electric Airplane Speed Record

Yates, who is best known for his "two wheels good" antics by creating and racing electric superbikes, has now officially upped the ante by building and flying his one-off electric airplane past 5 world records. » 7/25/14 6:12pm 7/25/14 6:12pm

The View From the World's Fastest Electric Motorcycle

Chip Yates! The name oozes "adrenaline freak," doesn't it? Or maybe "a capella group alumni chairman." Regardless, the SWIGZ team's driver recently pushed a 241HP electric bike to 190MPH from a standing start in under 30 seconds—and strapped a camera to his helmet to prove it. » 4/14/11 10:00am 4/14/11 10:00am