New CA proposed battery charger efficiency regulations

According to an article in the business section of my newspaper, written by Dana Hull of mercurynews.com, the California Energy Commission on Thursday will consider adopting the nation's first energy-efficiency standards for battery chargers.  T… Go to Source

Taiwan plans free-use electric motorcycles


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No idea who is making these bikes, but the folks in Taiwan are planning on providing 600 of them for free use to the public. Read about it at aut… Go to Source

Big Blonde now riding an e-bike


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Well, not the kind of blonde you were hoping but it got you to look Some of you may have seen the video I made called Brammo Stories Episode One. I was planning on doing one a month but there was only one other Enertia owner that I could find in the… Go to Source

Brammo Ashland Expansion and ATV in the works?

Interesting article about Brammo expanding in Ashland and building a dirt test track.  The quote at the end seems to indicate an ATV in the plans:"Bramscher assured them the track would stay maintained and watered to prevent the electric motorcycles,… Go to Source

Racing Related

This is a quote from Eric Buell, from an article on HellForLeather: Quote "People say, 'Man, why are you going racing?' My answer is because it's the real deal.I gotta prove tha… Go to Source

Juicer ebikes. Has anyone else seen these?

Definitely not direct competition to Brammo, Zero, etc, but I think these are pretty sweet looking and figured I would share: http://www.gizmag.com/juicer-old-timey-electric-bicycles/… Go to Source

Gas Range Anxiety

Got on my GS500 today this morning to ride in. Foggy and drizzling outside, it'll be good to get in some wet weather riding practice. Temperatures at least are pleasant, mid 50s. I reset my trip odometer each time I fill up (no fuel gauge). The odomete… Go to Source

Brammo Engage dyno pull

IET technology Dyno test Brammo Engage 100 kmh Not sure how much of that is the dyno and how much the bike.. but it's not quiet! No power numbers .. pity. Go to Source

New technology: the Air battery

Here's an interesting article in New Scientist: Air battery to let electric cars outlast gas guzzlers Basically, it's some new batt… Go to Source

Bar mounted wind blockers

For anyone looking for a cheap and easy to install set of wind blockers to keep the cold wind off of your hands I have one solution.  After having breakfast at Alice's Restaurant this morning, a fellow that I see occasionally with a Honda 599 showed me… Go to Source