Try this with an ICE bike…

Swap an engine in your living room! Note that these pics were *after* the swap. No worry of oil, fuel, or anything dripping off the bike. My wife and I absolutely love riding electric! I should add that the swap wasn't because anything broke, the AGNI… Go to Source

Computing CO2 emissions, now with my real world data

Not counting the first 20 miles or so where I was trying the bike out, I have 311.4 miles on the bike and 39.36 kWh measured at a killowatt meter. That works out to 126.4 Wh / mile – not bad, considering I would say my average speed is 50 and I often h… Go ...

Zero ZF 9 Availability?

Do you know if Zero is experiencing any delivery delays on these models? I have ordered one since quite a few weeks -In Spain- and still today the local dealer is not able to give me an specific date…which is not nice as I was told to be the first cu… Go to Source

bought it!

Here is my new empulse on the showroom floor. I'm bringing it home tomorrow. That is my buddy looking hard for a reason to stop me from buying. But he could not find one. Go to Source

2012 Zero regenerative charging

Appreciate hearing from 2012 owners about experiences with the new regenerative braking and coasting. How quickly do you slow when coasting in either sport or eco mode? Does it feel anything like engine braking on a ICE bike when in gear?  Does the reg… Go to Source

Double check my numbers, anyone?

I don't really want to self promote, but here goes anyway. I've been inspired by Brammofan (and others) to write a blog about owning and operating an Empulse. It's a bit premature, since I don't own one at the moment, but the plan is to start the b… Go to Source

City Bike magizine electric motorcycle issue

Last month I got a call from the editor of the Bay Area's monthly free motorcycle magazine, City Bike, Gabe Ets-Hokin, who I had previously met at a BMW rally. He had discovered that I had recently bought a 2012 ZF9 Zero S. Gabe told me that the… Go to Source

The Zero and me in City Bike magazine

Last month I got a call from the editor of the Bay Area's monthly free motorcycle magazine, City Bike, Gabe Ets-Hokin, who I had previously met at a BMW rally. He had discovered that I had recently bought a 2012 ZF9 Zero S. Gabe told me that the… Go to Source

Suspension oil change

Yesterday I found a link to instructions for changing the oil in the Fast Ace forks used by Zero on their bikes. I have changed the oil in a lot of forks, including cartridge forks, and this looks to be more difficult and involved than anything that I … Go to Source

Old habits die hard — share yours

hi all keep wondering how your are going with old habits on IC bikes compared to the Zeros or any ebike for that matter. I noticed that I still tend to wheel it out and "start" the bike before gearing up with helmet, cloves etc. That way in fact drain… Go to Source