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A Small Commuter? The Indian scooter company Gemopai will release a new electric scooter for the Indian market in June. This scooter is a little different than some of the other options out there. It will be designed specifically for the Indian market and be a low-speed option, according to Express Drives. When I say …

Moving Past the Pandemic Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and everything else that’s going on in the world Energica seems to be doing just fine. There was a hiccup with production due to the virus, but it has moved past that and continues to see success. The company recently reported that it was able to increase …

Electric Bike Maker Is Moving Forward Savic has a production version of its C-Series electric motorcycle lineup ready, and it was showcased at the Australian Motorcycle Festival in Wollongong in November 2019. Recently, the company founder Dennis Savic told MotorbikeWriter the company lost investors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but he said customer orders continue …

Perfect for Beginners? The Spanish company Ebroh has a new motorcycle called the Bravo GLE. It’s a smaller electric motorcycle and is the equivalent to a 125cc gas-powered bike. This makes the electric motorcycle great for beginners or relatively new riders. It’s a bike that’s reasonably priced and offers pretty good performance. The motorcycle gets …

The Swedish Electric Vehicle Companies Work Together Cake seems to be rolling right along, and the company has just announced a brand partnership with Polestar, which is the electric car arm of Volvo. While this partnership opens up some interesting options for both brands, the key takeaway from the partnership is that Cake will sell …

The Future? I think electric motorcycles and e-bikes will be an important part of the future of life on two wheels. We’ll see the lines blur between what is an electric motorcycle and what’s an electric bicycle. One of the companies pioneering this is called Bikee Bike. The company has a kit to turn any …

Electric Bikes Do Sell Electric motorcycles are going to be a bigger thing in the future, and Energica will likely be one of the key players in that space. The company has already had a good year. In the first couple of months of 2020, they sold more bikes than all of 2019. Now, the …

Tech-Packed Scooter TVS has a new electric scooter for 2020 called the iQube. It’s designed to be an urban commuter that is connected and full of unique technology. The scooter features TVS’s SmartXonnect platform that allows users to remain connected to their mobile devices or phone. The company is using this scooter to target a …

Formerly RMK Vehicles, Verge Is Almost Ready The small Finnish electric motorcycle startup Verge Motrocycles—recently rebranded from RMK Vehicles—is taking its TS production model around for another showing and press outreach before it will start to produce the motorcycle, according to RideApart. The motorcycle has a hubless rear-wheel-mounted motor. That motor is good for 107 …

The Bikes Will be Delivered Several Markets The innovative electric motorcycle company Cake has some interesting machines. The workhorse of the lineup is the Ösa model. Cake sells an Ösa+ and Ösa Lite, and I recently received word from the Cake team that the new model will now be delivered to United States customers. Europe, …

Electric Scootin’ I’ve written about NIU before. The company has a lot of electric scooters around the world in various rideshare programs. Now it has launched some new electric scooters in Italy. The scooters are the NQi GTS and the UQi GT. They’re both small commuting scooters, and they provide good performance for urban environments. …

Getting Back In the Swing of Things I reported that Italy’s motorcycle manufacturers are starting production again since the COVID-19 outbreak. One of them kicking things back in gear, so to speak, is Energica. The company resumed production yesterday and will continue to ramp up production from there. Soon the company will be back to …

A Cool Electric Bike Most electric bikes fit into a few different categories it’s they’re either small commuter machines or they offer something on the complete another end of the spectrum and usually a sportbike. The Trevor FTR Stella is a little different. This bike is an electric flat track racer. Coming from Trevor Motorcycles, …

The Electric Scooter The World Needs So, electric scooters seem to be gaining ground, and I would expect they will be an important force in the motorcycle world in the future. I have one big problem with the vast majority of them: they’re ugly. That changes with the Katalis EV500. Katalis is an Indonesian design …

The Electric Scooter Company Is Trying to Help The electric scooter company NIU wants to help with the Coronavirus pandemic in the only way it knows how by providing scooters to healthcare workers. The company wants to offer free transportation to healthcare workers. NIU is strongest in China. It has 1050 stores in 181 cities …

Bad Name, Good Scooter Fonzarelli is an Australian company that’s making electric two-wheelers. One of the latest creations is called the Arthur. It’s an electric scooter designed for around-town riding and commuting. The scooter is a 50cc equivalent and it comes with either a single battery or two batteries. Those batteries are removable and can …

A New Electric Scooter Age Could Dawn KTM and Bajaj have a partnership and a big focus of that partnership will be electric bikes. Now, new info has come out that says electric scooters will be a major focus for the future of the companies. In a report from the Pierer Mobility Group, the company …

An Interesting French Company Eccity Motorcycles is a French company that makes electric motorcycles and scooters. The company’s machines are generally categorized as 50cc or 125cc equivalent machines. The company wants to get more folks out on electric scooters. To do this, it’s not only selling the scooters but it’s also built an extensive network …

The Kalk INK SL Recently, Cake released a new version of its bike that was a little less expensive and still featured good performance. It was called the Kalk INK and it was for off-road riding only. Now the company is offering a street-legal version of that bike called the Kalk INK SL.  This is …

Seeking to Change the Motorcycle Industry Damon Motorcycles revealed its new electric motorcycle, the Damon Hypersport at CES. The model caused quite a stir, and rightfully so. It’s a vehicle that is not only one of the most impressive electric vehicles created this far, but the Shift system and Co-Pilot safety system are unlike any …

Have a Little Kid? Get Them Riding The best way to get your child riding at a young age is to get them on an off-road bike. There are all kinds of small dirtbikes available that are designed for kiddos, but the new trend is electric bikes. Greenger, a California-based electric motorcycle company is selling …

A Bicycle, Moped, and Motorcycle Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW) had a full event planned for its new Falcon electric bike, but due to the Coronavirus, the company decided to do a reveal on Facebook live. Scott Colosimo, the CEO of CCW, sat down with Zach and Evan to discuss the bike. The three of them are …

Small and Ready to Zoom About The company Super Soco has a new electric bike called the TSx that takes a different route than most of the other new electric bikes out there. This machine is designed as a beginner model. It’s the equivalent to a 50cc motorcycle, according to Electric Motorcycles News and targeted …

The Electric Start for Honda I’ve been waiting for one of the big Japanese bike manufacturers to really get into electric bikes, and now it seems Honda Motorcycle and Scooter of India will be one of the first. With all motorcycle companies taking a serious look at electric motorcycles and scooters, it only makes sense. …

The Complete Specs With the reveal of the Cleveland CycleWerks Falcon electric motorcycle just around the corner on March 20th, the company is teasing and showcasing things about the bike all the time. Recently the entire spec sheet for the Falcon 01 and Falcon BLK appeared on the company’s website.  In case you didn’t hear …

That’s About as Long as I Want to Wait Filling up a gas tank is quick and easy. Recharging a battery … not so much. One of the biggest hurdles for electric motorcycles has been charge times. That could change. Enevate claims its batteries will be able to recharge in as little as five minutes …

An Interesting Take on the Electric Dirt Bike Called by the company the lightest and most agile electric dirt bike on the market, the Torp Bike is a unique machine. The bike looks like a mashup of a dirt bike and a beefy e-bike. The bike is designed to be lightweight and to have mountain-bike-like …

The Swedish Electric Bike Company Continues to Innovate I was skeptical of Cake’s Kalk motorcycle, but then I rode it at AIMExpo and it was a lot of fun. The electric machine is killer, and I’m glad to report that Cake has a new Kalk INK motorcycle, designed for off-road use. This bike is a …

Trademark Applications Show the New Logos Harley-Davidson will be going full-bore after electric bikes in the future, and part of that means it will need to properly market itself and its bikes. The company seems to be doing just that. It recently filed patent applications for two new logos for electric bikes.  The first is …

The First Jeep-Branded Two-Wheeled Machine Jeep Wranglers are pretty expensive, and as you might imagine, the company’s fancy new electric bicycle is priced accordingly. Orders for the bike recently opened up and the electric bicycle is priced at $5,899. That’s quite a bit. I know there are more expensive bicycles out there, but that still …

The Austrian Company Looks to Expand The Austrian e-mobility company Horwin has some electric motorcycles for commuting, and the company plans to expand. How? Well, it wants to expand its dealer network. The company teamed up with TilGreen Group, which will be distributing the electric motorcycle for France now. The company already sells bikes in …

The Falcon’s Numbers Looks Pretty Good A while back I reported that Cleveland CycleWerks would be releasing its first electric motorcycle, which will also be its first American made motorcycle. The bike is called the Cleveland CycleWerks Falcon and there will be two different versions—Falcon 01 and Falcon BLK. There will be an official reveal …

Exciting But Far From Unexpected Electric motorcycles are really starting to make headway and that means that some of the bigger names in the industry should be throwing their name in the electric motorcycle hat soon. Suzuki is the latest according to various Indian media outlets, including Gaadi Waadi, the company will be putting out …

Next Month it Will Surpass Last Year Electric motorcycles are changing the industry. This has been known for some time, but now it seems that this reality is really taking hold. We’re only a couple of months into 2020, and already, Energica is killing it in terms of sales. The company reported on February 18 …

A Different Kind of Electric Scooter Electric scooters will be an important part of the motorcycle world in the future. They are quickly gaining momentum in certain areas of the world, actually all electric motorcycles are. Now the Swiss company Microlino has a new three-wheeled scooter called the Microlino. The company plans to unveil the …

A Real Beauty The art of electric motorcycle design is getting better. Just because it’s an electric motorcycle doesn’t mean it has to look weird. Case-in-point is the new Switch Motorcycles eScrambler concept. The bike is a really nice-looking scrambler with some proper knobby tires and a pretty classic-looking design. The bike’s specs are not …

It Will Come Out in May Pursang is a new electric motorcycle company started by Jim Palau-Ribes. He has two scramblers that are fully electric. The first is the 2020 Pursang E-Track, which will launch in May. The second is the Pursange E-Street, which is still in the works. The company hasn’t set a release …

A Unique E-Bike Recently Tim Crockett, of Within The WIld adventure lodge in Alaska, reached out to me and said that he’s adding e-mountain bikes to the lodge’s list of activities. He pointed to the SEM The Adventure as the bike that he’s going to be using. Tim told me that pedal-assist e-bikes are a …

Ready for Trails and Fun Ubco is a New Zealand company that sells electric motorcycles. The company just released the FXR1 Trail Bike for pre-order. It’s lighter weight, faster, and more of a tear-up-the-trails-and-have-a-good-time bike than anything else the company has put out before. RideApart says the bike weighs 132 pounds. That’s super light. The …

An Electric Superbike Built for Racing Students from the University of Warwick are crafting an electric superbike that will be raced at the TT Zero in 2022, according to Motorcycle News. The team behind the bike is called the Warwick Moto team, and it has 40 students from a variety of departments working together. The …