Are Electric Motorcycles As Fast as Gas Bikes? Yates Proves Yes

When an electric bike built by a handful of guys beats the track day favorites like the SV650, Ducati NCR 1000 and a Ducati 848 in a WERA event at Fontana, it’s hard to argue against electric being every bit as fast as gas. Chip Yates and the Pro Racing team did just that […]

Chip Yates Will Unveil The Electric Superbike At The Battery Show

After some tough breaks in 2010, the Pro Racing team will unveil their Electric Superbike at The Battery Show in San Jose in October. Chip Yates and team will have prime real estate at the show with a centrally located 400 square foot booth. On display will be their state of the art battery […] Pro Racing Out For Seca, Shooting For VIR

Chip Yates and the Pro Racing team have been hard at work putting together the electric race bike equivalent to 600cc petrol bike performance. The team showed up at the first TTXGP race at Infineon this year with their bike but it was not ready to race as they had hoped. Turns out the […]

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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 […] Pro Racing Going BonKERS In 2010

The race is on to squeeze performance out of current electric drive technology for the 2010 electric race season. Agni is hinting at streamlining it’s 2009 TTXGP winning X01. Michael Czysz has serious concerns (great discussion in the comments) about the dangers of a rapid move to streamlining but will be ready with a streamlined […]

Chip Yates On 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 […]