J-1772 Decision

Just a mile from my house, Walgreens installed the first (and only) public charging station in Stockton, CA. I asked Zero Customer Support about charging with the J-1772 adapter, specifically – it won't charge more quickly? Quote Hello,    Your [… Go to Source

2012 Zero suspension adjustment and settings

I thought I would start a thread about adjusting the 2012 Zero suspension.  The owner's manual is detailed about adjusting the suspension, but it doesn't provide any stock settings, other to say that the rear shock preload is set up for a 180-pound rid… Go to Source

Windshield Makes a Difference

I got the windshield today for my Zero S ZF9. The first thing I did was hop on the freeway to check the top speed. Instead of maxing out at 79 MPH – the speedometer kept climbing… to 83, and then a second later to 84… and for just a split second I … Go ...

Real World Range 2012 S ZF9

First of all – THERE ARE ELEVEN (11) BARS ON THE FUEL GAUGE – what a strange number.I thought there were twelve when I first posted. In the owner's manual the diagram shows ten bars. But there are actually eleven. Really. Real World Riding Range from … Go to Source

Today’s ride distance

Today I did a ride on my 2012 DS that I had done on my 2010 DS of 46 miles. It was a beautiful southern CA desert day with light wind and temp in the mid-seventies. An open desert highway with no traffic and some ups and downs with two steep short grad… Go to ...

Real World Range 2012 S FZ9

First of all – THERE ARE ELEVEN (11) BARS ON THE FUEL GAUGE – what a strange number.I thought there were twelve when I first posted. In the owner's manual the diagram shows ten bars. But there are actually eleven. Really. Real World Riding Range from … Go to Source

Range of 2012 Zero S with ZF9 at 74 mph?

If I were to ride at 74 mph, which is the speed I drive my car along with almost everyone else on I-35, what kind of range could I expect with the 2012 Zero S with ZF9 battery do you suppose? Would 50 miles be reasonable to expect? I really don't want … Go to ...

2012 shutting down when in ECO mode?

Anybody else out there having a problem with their 2012 S DS shutting completely off when riding in ECO mode. Mine has done that both when riding at a steady speed (55mph) as well as when I'm decelerating. When decelerating it's dead when I roll on the… Go to Source

Best way to charge my 2011 Zero S ?

I just bought a 2011 Zero S with the smaller battery.  Should I just plug in the charger and leave it plugged in whenever I am not using the bike, even if it stays plugged in for 2 or 3 days, or is it best to charge for 6 hours, then disconnect the cha… Go ...

2012 reviews?

I see some folks are receiving their bikes, yet no reviews yet? Come on, spill the beans… Go to Source