Audi builds an electric bicycle

Audi has developed a powerful (for an e-bike) prototype electric bicycle, complete with a 9-speed transmission and a torque rating that seems to be a misprint.  Read about it here: [url=http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news–general-news/could-audis… Go to Source

Brammo Mentioned (barely) in new Issue of Motorcyclist

June issue, page 48, Article titled "Drawing The Line, The God of Electricity". It talks about Honda getting serious about electric racing and the TT Zero. It simply mentions Brammo and other as they put it "tiny" electric motorcycle manufacturers. Dec… Go to Source

Team Icon Brammo Gear?

Should we be expecting any special gear from Icon? Also if you are not aware and most likely not, I'm an inexperienced rider. I haven't climb on the back of an iron horse since childhood. So I've been doing a lot of online window shopping for gear. So … Go to Source

Zeros on the track

Here is a short report, with a couple of fun videos, showing some Zeros and other electric motorcycles, racing around the Sears Point racetrack last weekend:    [url=http://green.autoblog.com/2012/05/13/zero-motorcycles-prove-resilient-in-crash-marre… Go to Source

Upcoming Reviews?

So when the magazines and websites etc… Begin getting their hands on the Empulse to review it, what do you think they will go into their initial tests basing their Reviews on? Will they compare every aspect of the Empulse against the performance of I… Go to Source

Empulse R Review Coming Soon?

Looking at Brammo's Facebook page… is that Susan Carpenter with an Empulse R already? There is also another picture posted today showing a black Empulse R already out and about. Go to Source

Spotted in the wild…

From one of our own members (alanwilz) comes this shot of his lovely wife on their Enertia: Go to Source

Weekend Recap

AutoBlog Green has a decent write-up of how the weekend at Sonoma: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/05/13/zero-motorcycles-prove-resilient-in-crash-… Go to Source

Zero gauges

I think protomech may have mentioned this before, but check out this selection of gauges and see if anything looks familiar: http://www.kosonorthamerica.com/new/shop/motorcycle_gauges/[/u… Go to Source

Mileage poll, reliability discussion

One of the promises of electric bikes is low operational costs. Electricity is pretty cheap everywhere – even in CA's 30-40 cent/kWh tier, you're looking at 3-4 cents per mile. The other big operational cost is repairs and maintenance. I'm like to cons… Go to Source