electric motorcycles

Touring the four corners of the US by electric motorcycle: trip report, lessons learned

Touring the four corners of the US by electric motorcycle: trip report, lessons learned

Riding long distances on an electric motorcycle has gotten significantly easier over the past three years. Each summer over that time, I've traveled 4,500 miles or more on a Zero electric motorcycle. And in that short time, the available charging systems have gotten faster to such a degree that we... read more

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Energica Eva at Golden Gate Bridge on California 1 tour from LA to San Francisco

Energica Electric Motorcycle road trip uses only DC fast-charging

Italian superbike company Energica has come out with a second model, the Eva, and shown that electric motorcycle road trips are possible—even easy—with DC fast... read more June 1, 2016 by

Electric motorcycle at 2016 Isle of Man TT Race: Sarolea

2016 Isle of Man TT Zero Race: Electric Motorcycles Pushing the Boundaries

The Isle of Man TT Zero race is one of the annual highlights of electric motorcycle racing, conducted on a 37.7-mile loop on the public roads on Britain's Isle of Man. This... read more May 25, 2016 by

Electric-vehicle charging during cross-country 'Ride The Future' tour, Summer 2013

Long-distance rides on electric motorcycles: here's how they do it

Lately there have been more and more stories of people riding electric motorcycles long distances. As one of the few people who have gone on a 1,000-plus-mile ride on an... read more April 6, 2016 by

2016 Zero electric motorcycle range

2016 Electric Motorcycle Buyers Guide

The electric motorcycle industry continues to mature as Zero Motorcycles leads the way with the highest sales and most models. Zero added two new bikes to its lineup for... read more January 7, 2016 by

BMW Motorrad eRR electric sport bike concept

BMW Gives a Glimpse of Its Electric Supersport Motorcycle

BMW just demonstrated its commitment to electric-powered vehicles by announcing an experimental Supersport electric motorcycle based on its S1000RR. The experimental vehicle... read more November 28, 2015 by

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Electric Motorcycle Maker Mission Motors Runs Out Of Juice

Mission Motorcycles, a small company that generated a lot of excitement for its incredible electric motorcycle prototype, has just filed for bankruptcy. The company developed... read more October 27, 2015 by

2016 Zero electric motorcycle range

2016 Zero Electric Motorcycles: 2 New Bikes, Faster Charging, New Motor Design

The 2016 lineup of electric motorcycles from Zero Motorcycles features two new models, faster charging, extended range on all models and a new motor that won’t... read more October 15, 2015 by

2016 Victory Empulse TT

2016 Victory Empulse: Electric Motorcycle Returns With New Name (Video)

Fresh off a strong showing at the Isle of Man TT electric motorcycle race, Victory Motorcycles has announced the 2016 Victory Empulse TT. This is the first foray into... read more August 3, 2015 by

Electric Motorcycle Ride From Mexico To Canada: scenese from the road  [photo: Ben Rich]

Electric Motorcycle Tour: Three Countries, 6,800 Miles, 22 Days

Traveling by electric vehicles has come a long way in the past three years. Every summer since 2013, I have taken a long-distance road trip on an electric motorcycle, each... read more July 22, 2015 by

Energica Ego during Wave Trophy electric-vehicle race, July 2015

Energica Electric Motorcycle Vies For Wave Trophy, Makes Waves

Italian electric motorcycle company Energica appears to be ready to deliver its electric superbike in the coming months. The company just announced that its bikes have now... read more July 21, 2015 by

Rendering of 'Tesla Model M' electric motorcycle, created by Jans Slapins, Silodrome website

No, Tesla Won't Make A 'Model M' Electric Motorcycle (Despite That Rendering)

Over the last few days, images of a “Tesla Model M” have made the rounds online, sparking excited discussions among electric-bike enthusiasts and others. Those... read more July 16, 2015 by

Crossing the state line into Maryland on a recent electric-motorcycle road trip  [photo: Ben Rich]

Electric Motorcycle Ride From Mexico To Canada: My Summer Road Trip

Summertime is upon us: barbecues, beaches ... and electric-vehicle road trips! As electric cars and motorcycles gain popularity, more and more people can venture farther... read more June 12, 2015 by

2015 Zero electric motorcycle

Zero Electric Motorcycles Cuts Prices, Sells To Police, Gets Big Grant Too

While its competitor Brammo sold itself to Polaris, the electric-motorcycle maker Zero continues to follow its own path. Each year it has significantly improved the... read more May 31, 2015 by

2015 Zero electric motorcycle

2015 Electric Motorcycles: Buyer's Guide, UPDATED

The 2015 model year follows a big 2014 for the electric motorcycle industry. Zero made significant upgrades to its entire lineup, the Harley-Davidson Livewire concept was... read more May 21, 2015 by

Frame from video of Energica Ego electric superbike drag-racing various competitors, Apr 2015

Energica Ego Electric Superbike Beats 2 Teslas, Ferrari In 1/4-Mile (Video)

Energica recently released a video that puts its Energica Ego electric superbike in direct competition with a variety of well known high-powered cars and motorcycles. The... read more April 21, 2015 by


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