Zero S/DS 2012 performance upgrades

Thread to discuss 3rd party Zero S/DS upgrades for those of us who bought 2012 and want 2013 performance, more or less, from our bikes without taking the depreciation hit to sell and buy a 2013 model. Hollywood Electrics has such an upgrade. Rode an HE… Go to Source

Cross country trip on a Zero S

In case you hadn't noticed yet, under General Discussion, there is a subject titled "Cannonball Run".  Terry (offthegrid) is has taken off on a cross country trip, from Florida to California, on his Zero S.  This could be a real adventure and he will b… Go to Source

2013’s and smart phone dashboard use?

Here's a thought for non-smartphone users like me who may (will) get a 2013 ZERO. I have read that the old, outmoded, horse and buggy, smart phones (meaning last year's, or really stone age two years old) phones can be bought for very little now. One … Go to Source

Zero-S ZF9 Range data

Here is some data I collected over 650mi of riding a ZF9 in the NYC metro area during the fall of 2012.  As we ride the motorcycles more, the performance characteristics are getting clearer and I welcome data from anyone else who has measured your elec… Go to Source

How about a 2013 FXU model?

I have placed an order with Hollywood Electrics for what amounts to an FXU model. It will be all FX in power, wheels, tires, etc., but mounted on the XU suspension for low stand-over height. Everything FX except the XU suspension. … Go to Source

Australian RVCS Certification Unit Details

Australian RVCS Certification Unit Details I doing some searching about ADR approval for importing Zero motorcycle and came across this. RVCS allows vehicle manufacturers to electronically certify that the vehicles that they supply to the Australian m… Go to Source

CA carbon tax starts this week.

I read today that California starts its "cap-and-trade" carbon-tax this week.  It is too complicated to describe, but eventually every business that contributes to air pollution will be paying a per-ton of carbon pollution fee that will go to the state… Go to Source

Rode the 2013 S today!

I rode the 2013 S today and all I could say was OMG!!! It was like having a crotch rocket under me! A super bike! Handling? Wow it is good! I like everything about the bike except the location of the helmet lock, WTF! It has got to be about the most st… Go to ...

2013 Guess on Delivery

Does anyone have any insight or even an educated guess as to when Zero will start delivering the 2013s?  I'm thinking 2013 but then that is not very useful. Go to Source

LED headlight installation

I was the beneficiary of an LED headlight (identical to the one Zero offered for the 2011) that i intend to swap out on my bike. Does anyone know how to do that? Anyone actually swap out their 2011 headlight for the zero LED offering? Go to Source