2012 Zero S ZF9 acceleration

I'm about 200 lbs in full gear + backpack. Tests were done in sport mode, level ground, no wind. Initial battery charge was 10 bars of 11. Acceleration was performed by holding a steady speed, quickly twisting the throttle to the stop, and timing until… Go to Source

Everyone knows it’s WINDY….

Partly Cloudy / Wind    High 62°F Precip20% Wind:    From SSW at 47 mph mmmmm. 47 mph SUSTAINED winds…gusts much higher…fun ride into work today…might have to get some video as it is impressive…. Gavin Go to Source

Enertia is DEAD. Won’t turn on for charge or run.

It's warm in Colorado this week and I'm bringing my Enertia out of storage. I just charged it up about six weeks ago; it's been in my garage during this entire very mild winter. Pressing and holding the tank button will not get it into charge mode or r… Go to Source

The "Electric Highway"

According to an article by the AP in my newspaper, the "Electric Highway" is up and running – at least along 160 miles of I-5, between the northern CA border and the Oregon city of Cottage Grove (never heard of it). There are 8 re-charge stations along… Go to Source

Vectrix VX-1 Li+ magazine test

I just received the April issue of Motorcycle Consumer News and they have published a full, four page, test of the 2012 Vectrix VX-1 Li+.  I was really surprised how positive the editors were about the scooter.  They had a lot to say and I will … Go to Source

A full Vectrix VX-1 Li+ test

I just received the April issue of Motorcycle Consumer News and they have published a full, four page, test of the 2012 Vectrix VX-1 Li+.  I was really surprised how positive the editors were about the scooter.  They had a lot to say and I will … Go to Source

Anybody take their Brammo body apart?

I assume the main "tank" body and the mesh body are separate pieces? An easy way to get different colors in the "boomerang" area… Go to Source

NASA tests a Moon e-bike

Check out this story. It seems like NASA tested an electric mini-bike for use on the Moon. That is a new one on me.     I wonder how it would have worked in 1/6 th gravity.    h… Go to Source

New Colorado EV tax credit information (FYI Income 67)

The State of Colorado has now split out a new FYI page for the revised 2012-2016 Innovative Motor Vehicle Credit that gives up to a $6,000 dollar refundable tax incentive for EV's.  (It also gives tax incentives for all kinds of other green cars too.) … Go to Source

Range Variation with temperature change..

Ok…at first I thought there was little battery use variation between cold and warm…. But I now realize I was comparing cold and slight less cold:) I was comparing riding at 20 degrees and riding at forty degrees… With my type of riding (quick sub… Go to Source