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26 April 2008
18-year-old Canadian, Ben J. Poss Gulak, has always done a lot of tinkering, model trains, rockets, that sort of thing, but the Uno, is something else entirely. The Uno, is a parallel wheel, electric motorcycle that operates like a Segway, lean forward to go forward, lean backwards to go in reverse. Ben unveiled his creation […]
15 April 2008
Could the day of the single fuel “gas station” be fading away as we keep moving toward a multi fuel or multiple energy source transportation system? Would you go out of your way to fill up with ethanol if a station was nearby and your vehicle could handle it? How about biodiesel or hydrogen or […]
9 April 2008
Here’s one more example illustrating the growing fleet of homebuilt electric motorcycles, this one is based on a 1984 Honda Interceptor frame. The builder bought a non runner on eBay and proceeded to pull the engine and install an electric motor, controller and batteries. The end result is a bike with a bit over 70 […]
18 March 2008
Zero Motorcycles has a problem, they can’t keep up with demand. Looking at them in August of last year, they seemed promising. Right now, the $7500 standard model is selling well enough to require expansion to meet all of the orders coming in.
4 January 2008
Neal Saiki, founder of the company, formerly worked for NASA and decided he […]
Picture this, your buddies are dragging knees and pushing hard on their favorite canyon road, the familiar sound of inline 4 cylinder engines in everyone’s ears, then all of a sudden you’re there, no one heard you approach from behind and all they hear now is a bit of a high pitched whine. You’re […]
14 December 2007
Jeff Patterson runs Patterson Cycles where he builds custom bikes of the conventional variety but after seeing “Who Killed the Electric Car” he decided to try a full size electric motorcycle. The end result is ShocKing.
19 November 2007
The handbuilt hardtail frame has an aftermarket springer fork and Road King wheels. 6 batteries in series yield 72 volts […]
We recently wrote about the Quantya electric motorcycle built in Switzerland. Today they officially launched their U.S. distribution based in Syosset, NY.
12 November 2007
Press release follows:
Quantya USA today announced the official launch and distribution of the Quantya FMX Electric Motorcycles for the US market. Quantya is the first electric competition ready electric motocross.
Quantya electric motorcycles are manufactured […]
KillaCycle keeps raising the bar by lowering its ET at the dragstrip. Running at Pomona, it ran a 7.82 @ 168 mph! We’re getting into Pro Stock territory now, how long before they match the pros and beat them?
KillaCycle, remember, is an all electric motorcycle, no gas, no blower, no nitrous, just electrons. This is […]
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