I’m in Santa Cruz, California near the headquarters of electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero to ride their new electric dual sport/adventure bike and new electric supermoto. What do you want to know?
Electric motorcycles have been slow to take off, and rightfully so. Until now, they haven’t been able to offer riders the performance or range of gas bikes except bikes like the Energica Ego which come in over $30k. But with two manufacturers, Alta Motors and Zero Motorcycles, finally appealing to serious riders and…
Zero has slowly addressed nearly every sore spot with its electric bikes, finally fitting competent brakes with ABS, better hardware, and much-improved suspension bits. Now it’s starting to tackle one of the biggest issues with its bikes: cost.
The California Energy Commission is handing Zero Motorcycles a $1 million grant – which the electric bike company will match – in order to continue developing and building bikes in the Golden State. But why?
Zero Motorcycles has done more to push the electric bike game forward than any other manufacturer. While we're still waiting for Mission and BRD and Lightning to actually sell something, Zero has been chugging along, iterating and upgrading. And with its 2015 models, the features list almost lines up with the…
Hey Al Qaeda, put this in your pipe and smoke it: America's Special Forces may soon be chasing you down on silent, stealthy electric motorcycles that YOU WILL NEVER SEE COMING. Get terrified, losers.
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