Triumph Trekker GT ebike

Triumph launch Trekker GT e-bike

Triumph started in 1889 as a bicycle company and now they are returning to bicycles with an e-bike called the Trekker GT. They are not the only motorcycle manufacturer looking to ebikes as a supplement to their motorcycle business. Ducati and even Harley-Davidson are getting into the ebikes trend. It all comes as some riders are calling for …

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Call for Ebikes to be registered

Ebikes or pedal-assisted electric bicycles are growing out of control in many countries, creating danger for other road users, robbing motorcyclists of parking and giving all riders a bad name. There are now calls in Australia and around the world for regulation or registration for these vehicles. In China it is so bad, more than …

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Recharge electric motorbike in 5 minutes

A Canadian company is working on battery technology that will recharge an electric motorcycle in about five minutes without reducing battery life. The discovery by GBatteries is a potential boost for electric motorcycles and other vehicles as recharging time, not range anxiety, is the biggest hurdle. Harley-Davidson claims its LiveWire electric motorcycle can be recharged …

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Harley electric bicycle LiveWire ID specs

Transport expert supports bicycle ID

The coming wave of electric bikes and scooters will create an overlap with bicycles that will put more pressure on cyclists to have ID plates or devices, a transport expert says. Emeritus Professor of Transport Marcus Wigan says bicycles are legal transport and as such should be bound by the same features of ID as other …

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Europeans plug into electric motorcycles

Motorcycle sales in Europe are finally on the rise again, up 7.2%, but it seems Europeans are more keen to plug into electric bikes with registrations up a massive 49%. Two of every three electric two wheelers sold are urban-oriented electric pedal-assisted mopeds and scooters. Electric motorcycles are still only one in four, but growing. The …

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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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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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