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The Electric Motorcycle Community Mourns The Loss Of Matthew Dieckmann

Matthew Dieckmann, founder of Electric Race Bikes passed away yesterday as a result of traffic accident while riding his electric motorcycle. Many in the electric motorcycle community knew Matt through his TTXGP and e-Power race efforts and notable successes. His Electric Race Bikes team took 3rd place at the TTXGP season opener at Infineon Raceway and […]

Posted on August 31, 2010 at 10:59 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · 6 Comments
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US Highland Executives Killed In Plane Crash

Today, US Highland founder Mats Malmberg, Director of Operations Damian Roddich and COO Chase Bales died in a plane crash at Tulsa International Airport. Our sincerest condolences go out to US Highland and the families of these men. The three of them had been a part of launching one of the most aggressive US powersports companies in history, including […]

Posted on July 11, 2010 at 11:34 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · 4 Comments
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Brunel X-Team Finishes Strong At TT Zero, Regardless of DNS

During the Isle Of Man TT Supersport Race 2, Paul Owen was seconds behind rider Paul Dobbs. Both were riding a race they loved, pushing for a fast average speed and to make a good showing for their sponsors. A pre-race comment by Owen warned Dobbs “I’m only 10 seconds behind you, mate.” The comment was […]

Chip Yates On SWIGZ.com Pro Racing Electric Superbike Progress

Last week I had a chance to ask Chip Yates some questions over email about the progress of the SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing Electric Superbike program. Chip’s responses tell us his team’s ambitious performance goals are on track and they are quickly signing on sponsors. SWIGS.COM Pro Racing remains the only electric motorcycle race team to […]

Plugbike And Harry Mallin Talk Electric Motorcycles On EVcast

As many of you probably know, EVcast is the podcast started by Bo Bennett and Ryan Levesque that covers the latest EV industry news. Over time it has grown to have multiple hosts and some amazing guests which brings the show 1000 unique downloads and 2500 listeners. I was pretty nervous but jumped at the […]

Nathan Abbott Is Not An Idiot

Nathan Abbott was doing the trip many of us wanted to do, ride an electric motorcycle across the country. He called himself an “idiot” which seems to say a lot about his good sense of humor and humble nature. He had a purpose and was inspired (I assume by his web handle “Greasy Rider”) to […]

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 10:57 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 2 Comments
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