Electric Banatti Green Falcon made of bamboo

Electric Banatti Green Falcon made of bamboo

Electric motorcycles provide designers with a whole new set of possibilities such including different materials such as this Phillipines-made Banatti Green Falcon made with bamboo. The designers also took advantage of the electric bike’s quiet drive to install a JBL sound system in the bike that they call a “Rocking raptor”. The Banatti Green Falcon …

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City Slicker CSC Motorcycles

Electric City Slicker eyes our market

American company CSC Motorcycles is considering exporting its Chinese-made City Slicker electric motorcycle costing just $US2500. Landed here the City Slicker would cost closer to $4000, but would still be one of the cheapest full-sized electric motorcycles available. The bike will be available in the US in September. It’s built as an urban commuter and fun …

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Ethec electric cruiser has two motors

Ethec electric cruiser has two motors

This “Ethec electric cruiser“,  designed and built by Swiss university students, is the first electric motorcycle with two hub motors in the wheels. While the Ethec has hub motors in each wheel, it isn’t two-wheel-drive. Drive mainly comes from the rear wheel motor while the front wheel motor provides regenerative braking power. Several car companies …

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Mankame Motors EP-1 electric motorcycle with a claimed 480km range

Electric motorcycle claims 480km range

An Indian startup claims it can make an affordable electric motorcycle capable of 250km/h and 480km range, beating the current (pun intended) longest range record of 360km by Zero Motorcycles. Mankame Motors is launching an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign on July 1 to take their project into prototype stage with production in 2022. They say their …

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Curtiss Zeus Prototype electric motorcycle

Curtiss launches electric Zeus prototype

American motorcycle company Curtiss Motorcycles is moving quickly from their old-school Confederate Motorcycles past into an electric future with this Zeus prototype. Last year, Alabama motorcycle company Confederate decided to ditch its now-controversial name after race riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, where one person was killed and 26 injured when a car has slammed into a crowd …

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Bolt M-1 electric motorcycle moped electric bicycle

Buying Tips on How to Select the Best Electric Bicycle

While electric motorcycles are struggling for support, the electric bicycle (or moped or e-bike) has gained massive popularity for being a practical and economical choice. You can carry more load, go faster and further, while gaining the benefits of a traditional bicycle. Before you spend a thousand dollars or more on a beautiful e-bike you …

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Solar power Cake Kalk electric motorcycles

Solar power coming for electric motorcycles

A Swedish partnership is being forged to build small portable solar power chargers for electric adventure motorcycles that can be used in remote areas where there are no mains charging points. A portable solar charger would be a great advantage in Australia with our vast distances and plenty of sunshine. It’s a great step forward, …

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Remo Klawitter's Zero DSR electric motorcycle record

Rider shocks electric motorcycle record

Range is the big barrier for electric motorcycles, but a German rider has been able to shatter that barrier by riding 1134.3km in 24 hours and setting a new electric motorcycle record. Remo Klawitter of Berlin rode a Zero DSR electric motorcycle from his bicycle shop to the Land Centre for Renewable Energies in Neustrelitz …

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