Video Of MotoCzysz Taking The Win Over Lightning At Laguna

Check out this video of the e-Power grid at Laguna Seca. There is some great footage of the bikes before, during and after the race. Besides hearing the National Anthem playing at Laguna Seca, one of the coolest part is seeing Michael Czysz take the win, passing Barnes feet from the finish line while both […]

Posted on August 3, 2010 at 10:43 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 5 Comments
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SERT Racing’s Bumblebee In The TT Zero Pits

The 2010 Isle Of Man TT is ramping up with bikes filling the pits and practice laps starting around the island. One of the first teams in the TT Zero pits is the Swedish Electric Racing Team (aka SERT Racing) with their Bumblebee electric race bike. Technical information on the ex-Stiggy Racing CBR600RR conversion is scarce […]

2010 TTXGP Round 1 Results At Infineon Raceway

“Anyone who thought this would not be competitive is out of thier mind!” was the announcers words after the first few laps of TTXGP at Infineon Raceway. Shawn Higbee took first place on the Zero/Agni bike after a back and forth battle with Michael Barnes of Lightning Motors. Barnes had some technical issues which caused […]

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 PlugBike.com articles so please look around if […]

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 […]

Quantya And Zero (?) To Battle Gas Bikes At 2010 MiniMoto SX

Quantya riders Brian Roth and David Lodermeier will be back in 2010 to defend their 1, 2 finish in last years Mini Moto SX. Roth rode the Quantya MX to first place in 2009 upsetting the more powerful Zero mounted riders who were favorites for the win. Lodermeier, an employee of Quantya and ex-Pro MX rider […]

A Cooler, More Colorful Zero Motorcycles Lineup For 2010

Today Zero rolled out their 2010 lineup of electric motorcycles. Most noticeable are the bold new graphics on all four models. The blue / black and red / black options are a big improvement on the white and black of 2009 although the Stormtrooper look is still an option. The Zero S and DS now […]

More Doors Opening For Electric

The first doors to open for electric drive powersports were a long time coming. Activists in touch with the environment have been pushing for ways to reduce carbon emissions for decades. In the late 90’s, frustrations mounted as the EV1 came and went. Engineers and tinkerers have been building and racing electrics for years. In […]

MotoCzysz Supports TT Zero And Will Return To IOM For 2010

MotoCzysz confirmed today that they will race TT Zero at the Isle Of Man in 2010. The e1pc of 2009 has received many improvements including a “proprietary electric motor controller drive system”. Michael Czysz also voiced his support for TT Zero being integrated into the TT program and called it “one of the purest prototype […]

Posted on February 19, 2010 at 9:08 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Isle Of Man Gives Their Take On TT Zero Replacement Of TTXGP *UPDATED*

The Isle Of Man issued the following statement in response to speculation on why TTXGP was replaced by TT Zero at the Isle Of Man TT for 2010. Update: See Azhar Hussian’s response to the Isle Of Man statement at the end of this post. Statement From The Isle Of Man Government Regarding TT Zero […]

Posted on February 8, 2010 at 9:41 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 10 Comments
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