Zero Sweeps 2011 Minimoto SX Electric Race | With Video

Zero took the top 3 spots at Minimoto SX last Friday. Rave left a comment on my last post and wanted to know the results of the 2011 Minimoto SX. Rave, now you know, see below. It’s nice to get comment from someone besides BrammoFan, Hollywood Electrics, Ted, James or Christian every once in a while. ;) 2011 Minimoto SX Electric […]

Zero Spain Runs The Bassella Race Against Gas Bikes

Last weekend, as rumors escalated about Neal Saiki’s departure from Zero, Oriol Vila of Zero Motorcycles Spain was mixing with the gassers on a Zero MX Extreme in the Basella Race in Northern Spain. The Bassella looks to be a mix of Hare Scramble-type course with some Endurocross-style obstacles consisting of boulders, logs and tractor […]

Zero To Put Battery Swap To The Test In 3 Hour Sand Race

At the end of this month Zero Motorcycles and French powersports dealer ATV Quad 31 will take part in the Le Touquet Enduropale, a 3 hour race in the deep sands of Northern France. French mountain biking champion Thibault Veuillet will ride the Zero MX through the power robbing sand. 15 to 20 minute laps […]

FIM e-Power Practice Pictures and Updates

Asphalt And Rubber posted a pic of the Brammo Empulse RR on the track at Laguna Seca. It was the first one I saw and possibly the first published picture. Unfortunately a failure in a one-off piece will keep the Empulse off the grid tomorrow. Craig Bramscher says Brammo will race again this year. TTXGP […]

Zero MX Rider Injured At Motocross Wohlen

Last weekend on April 24 the first race of a Swiss e-Moto MX series was held at Motocross Wohlen in Wohlen, Switzerland. During the first lap of the first heat Tommy Heimburg of ERIDE Motorcycles suffered a serious crash in which his Zero MX frame failed near the head tube. Sources say the crash was a […]

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 […]

Zero Advertises On Cycle World iPhone App

Zero Motorcycles recently mentioned on facebook they were advertising on Cycle World Magazine’s iPhone app so I decided to check it out. Zero Motorcycles: Have an iPhone? Zero Motorcycles is proud to be the first ever to have an interstitial on the Cycle World iPhone application! Go through the Apple iTunes application store to download […]

Posted on March 3, 2010 at 3:24 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Former Buell Employee Abe Askenazi Joins Zero Motorcycles

Zero Motorcycles and other electric manufacturers are raising stars in the motorcycle industry where few American companies have seen large scale success. Late last year one of the most loved to hate American motorcycle companies in history closed it’s doors just as it was starting to win AMA races and claimed an AMA championship. Years […]

Posted on February 26, 2010 at 6:37 pm by John Adamo · Permalink · 5 Comments
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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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Jay Leno’s Electric Motorcycle Collection

If you are into cars and motorcycles you probably know Jay Leno has one of the largest collections out there and many can be viewed at Jay Leno’s Garage. His video reviews and interviews make it obvious he is a true enthusiast. Jay also openly and actively promotes alternative fuels. On the Leno Show he […]