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Damon HyperDrive SE and SX

HyperDrive Powertrain, HyperSport Models Damon Motors today released details of its new HyperDrive powertrain technology. It is the world’s first 100 percent electric, multi-variant powertrain platform that is supposed to redefine motorcycle performance, safety, and design. HyperDrive is a monocoque-constructed, high-voltage powertrain that offers the potential for a wide range of models and submodels. Damon …

energica RS

New for Energica in 2021 Energica will offer RS variants for each model in its lineup in 2021. RS stands for Reparto Sportivo (Sports Department), according to Roadracing World. The gist of it is these will be exceptionally quick machines. The RS option will add a new drive mode to the bike and increase performance …

Volcon Grunt

New Partners Aimed at Producing True Performance Volcon is the first all-electric off-road powersports company based in the U.S. It recently announced strategic partnerships with Linear Labs and Camburg Engineering.  Linear Labs is a smarter energy company. Camburg Engineering manufactures world-class off-road suspension. This matchup will help Volcon produce some of the best electric off-road …

Ubco

New Batteries for the Utility Bikes Ubco has a new KXH portable power system for its electric 2×2 utility bike. The battery pack comes in three different variations. There’s a Standard one, a Heavy Duty one, and an Extra Heavy Duty one. The Standard battery pack has a capacity of 2,100W and weighs almost 31 …

The 2020 Harley Davidson Livewire.

It Could Unexpectedly Shut Down Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire is one of the most controversial motorcycles of the last decade. The electric bike has a pretty big issue for riders. It could unexpectedly shut down, according to the NHTSA.  The NHTSA estimates that around one percent of the 1,012 units involved in this recall could be affected. …

2021 Zero Motorcycles Lineup

Zero Emissions, Tons of Fun  Zero Motorcycles has been making quality electric motorcycles for years now, and the company continues to pick up steam. It’s the latest addition is the SR/S sport-touring bike, but as you can see below, there’s a slew of great electric motorcycles in its lineup.  While an electric bike isn’t going …

Pursang e-track

The Classic Brand Is New Again Pursang Motorcycles is a company that has been around for a while now. In the 1960s it had the Bultaco motorcycle. Now it has a new kind of bike, the E-Track electric motorcycle.  This bike has classic lines and an overall conventional look, but its technology is modern. The …

Arc Vector

I Thought it Was Dead Arc Motorcycles has a cool looking but wildly expensive electric motorcycle called the Vector. The company went into administration (bankruptcy) in 2019, so I assumed the company and its bike were toast. Now, according to a Motorcycle News article, the company has been revived.  The company went into administration, but …

Okinawa Electric Cruiser

Another Electric Scooter Enters the Fray Indian electric bike manufacturer Okinawa has a new model in the works for next year. Right now the bike is called the Okinawa Cruiser. It’s a new electric scooter that’s designed to be a larger maxi scooter rather than a small electric scooter. Comfort is key here.  This is …

ather 450x series1

Only a Few Thousand Will Be Made The Ather 450X Series1 will be a special edition of the company’s 450X electric scooter, according to BikeDekho. The special edition will feature some upgrades and an all-black color scheme with some red highlights.  The scooter will also have some translucent side panels. These are an interesting touch …

Cake Ösa electric motorcycle

In the Excellent Product Design – Utility Vehicles Category The Cake Ösa electric motorcycle recently won a German Design Council award for excellent product design in the utility vehicles category. The awards seek to recognize products that provide pioneering contributions to the German design world. This isn’t the first time the bike has been recognized …

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Drag Strip

World-Record-Breaking Runs On September 4, Angelle Sampey piloted the Harley-Davidson LiveWire at the drag strip. She managed to sell all-new records for elapsed time and top speed by a production electric motorcycle. She was able to cover the eighth-mile strip in 7.017 seconds and the full quarter-mile course in just 11.156 seconds at 110.35 mph. …

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