Videos Of The EV1 Powered Lightning Motors vs. Zero Agni

“If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.” The electric motorcycle world has been buzzing about the heated battle between Shawn Higbee on the Zero Agni and Michael Barnes on the Lightning Motors bike. Shawn rode the lighter, more agile Zero quickly through the turns while the 525+ pound […]

Gas Gas TXT eTrail Pro Electric Trials Motorcycle

Austria’s Gas Gas distributor BLM Motorrader converted a TXT Pro petrol engine Gas Gas to electric and had trials rider Dieter Rudolf take it for a ride over a few cars and crates. The motor looks like an Agni or Lemco but Google translation of the Motorrad-Reporter article mentions the motor is a brushless DC. […]

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 […]

eGrandPrix Race Series Lineup Complete | North American Championship Series Schedule

eGrandPrix completed the TTXGP venue list by adding Road America in Elkhart lake, WI as the June stop for the US series. The torcherous Isle Of man course may be off the list for 2010 but RA is no cake walk.  It’s beautiful rolling hills and long, partially uphill straight will sap battery packs and […]

Video Infers Zero S Will Soon Get More Power

Zero Motorcycles posted a video of a guy from the Engineering department doing a burn out on a Zero S. The info on the video says it’s “a test of more powerful and unreleased powertrain.” I contacted Zero and they told me they recycled all the powdered rubber from the test and the smoke was […]

Posted on February 7, 2010 at 9:01 am by John Adamo · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Quantya Snow X Prototype In Development

Quantya is experimenting with a prototype snowbike called the Quantya Snow X. The Snow X is a Quantya Track with what appears to be something similar to an Explorer Smart All Terrain System fitted. The system consists of a specially designed ski attached to the forks and a snowmobile-like track attached to the swing arm. […]

Electric Moto EMAX 72DS MX Track Video

A grainy video of the Electric Moto EMAX 72DS being ridden around an outdoor motocross track was recently posted on YouTube. The footage is not the best but you can see the 13″ of Ohlins suspension soaking up landings and whoops. This video also gives us proof the bike has the electrics dialed in enough to ride in […]

Posted on January 7, 2010 at 11:34 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · One Comment
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Phil Smage Playing Indoors On The Zero MX

The Smage bros. are two of those multi-talented guys you love to hate. If it has two wheels they can probably ride it better than you. Yeah, I’m sure it’s hard work that got them there but saying it’s heredity makes me feel better about my riding skills. LP Motocross recently filmed Phil Smage on […]

Posted on January 4, 2010 at 10:49 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · One Comment
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2009 Ride Green Eco Enduro Results And Video

Pictures and results have surfaced for the FIM Ride Green Eco Enduro which was held last weekend in Denmark and ran through Feddett, Moen and Copenhagen. 39 riders including many big European names in off road tackled 10 stages that combined enduro in most and supermoto in the final. Have a look at the pictures […]

Posted on December 14, 2009 at 12:41 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Electric Moto EMAX 72DS Based on ATK Chassis

Since Ely Schless stepped down from CEO to CTC we have not heard much from Electric Moto and their Blade XT. They are back with a new website, a new CEO and a 72 Volt, full size electric dirtbike. It sits on high spec Tag/ wheels, Ohlins suspension and an aluminum frame that is unmistakably […]

Posted on December 11, 2009 at 9:33 am by John Adamo · Permalink · 6 Comments
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