Lightning Motors TTXGP Entry – The EV1 Powered Electric Race Bike

Last year the Lightning Motors Moto-1 hit 166.388 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats during BUB week toping Mission Motors single pass top speed. Spinning away inside the Ray Abrams trellis frame was the 3 phase AC Induction, 104 kW heart of the Saturn EV1 electric car. You know, the one GM killed? Richard Hatfield’s […]

Electric Race Bikes EGP TTXGP Entry

The folks at Electric Race Bikes chose the simple and lightweight approach to an electric race bike. They converted some type of 125cc-two-stroke-looking rolling chassis to electric using two Agni 95R motors and 7.6 kWh of LiFePO4 batteries. If you know the frame let me know. They didn’t tell me and no one on twitter […]

Volt Motorcycles Brings More Guru Knowledge To TTXGP Grid

Volt Motorcycles is a group effort by Loren Crotty and Eland Eggers with a major sponsorship from ThunderStruck Motors. Loren and Eland have been employees of ThunderStruck but they have been working on a electric street bike with ICE power output since 2008. Information on the Volt electric race bike has been hard to track […]

K Squared Racing’s Zero S TTXGP Bike

Zero Motorcycle’s Electrical Engineer Kenyon Kluge was out at Thunder Hill Park Raceway testing his K Squared Racing Zero S last week. Kenyon decided to get in the TTXGP mix late and did a great job modifying the Zero S for race duty in a short amount of time. The K Squared S retains the […]

Exclusive Specs On The SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing TTXGP Bike

With one week left until the electric race bikes take to Infineon to kick off the much anticipated 2010 TTXGP series, I got my hands on exclusive detailed spec of the SWIGZ Pro Racing electric superbike. What you see here is not the latest LiFePO4 delivery bike, though the beautify crafted battery racks loaded with 360 life-poe-fours […]

SWIGZ Brings Traction Control To The Next Level For TTXGP

In the latest issue of Road Racing World Magazine, Chip Yates reveals more details about the SWIGZ Pro Racing electric superbike Chip will be running in the TTXGP North American series. In the team’s quest for 600cc gas bike lap times, Chip explains some very advanced power management and power delivery logic that will be […]

2010 TTXGP North America Entry List Published

Yesterday Susan Carpenter announced the entry list for TTXGP North America. I am working on a more details breakdown of the entry list. For now have a look at the TTXGP North America Entry list if you have not already. Some of the teams are covered on previous articles so please look around if […]

Square Wave Racing Wants To Go Wild On TTXGP

Square Wave Racing is a garage based electric race team from Columbus, Ohio who saw the potential in electric motorcycle racing after the 2009 TTXGP. John Wild is heading up the project as the rider, crew chief and fabricator for the SWR1 electric motorcycle while his partner Sean Ewing is the electrical engineer behind the […]

Want To Sponsor An Electric Motorcycle Race Team?

Hopefully you all will be attending the first race of the 2010 TTXGP season at Infineon next month. If you live on the North American continent a few hundred bucks should pay for a plane ticket or gas to get there and watch as electric racing continues to gain momentum. (Here is a $5 discount […]

TTXGP Entry Spy Shot | Markel IceWrap Superlattice Bike

The deadline for entry to the 2010 TTXGP series has not past and only Mr. Hussain knows who is on the list but details are leaking ahead of the official lineup announcement. I got a hold of a spy shot of an electric race bike with American sponsors taken inside a barn. Inside sources tell […]

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