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.
Brammo's new electric motorcycle, the Empulse, is the big brother bike to the Brammo Enertia. Compared to other electric motorcycles, it's faster, lasts longer and still surprisingly affordable. Not to mention that it actually looks like a motorcycle.
Paul Teutul rode the world's first electric chopper around Columbus Circle this morning, flagrantly violating New York's helmet laws and New Yorkers' refined sensibilities. The bike's allegedly capable of 100 MPH; think he was scared? [HellForLeather]