2019 Savic electric motorcycle prototype orders setbacks

Electric Savic on track after virus setbacks

Australia’s first full-size electric motorcycle, the Savic C-Series, is on track for their first customer delivery this year after coronavirus pandemic setbacks. Savic Motorcycles founder Dennis Savic (pictured above) says bike development is “going relatively well”. “We have some new suppliers and it’s driving a significant, but positive, redesign of the powertrain unit which will be key …

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pursang electric motorcycles

Coming soon: Two new Pursang electric scramblers

(Contributed post) First released to the market in 1967, the Pursang motocross motorcycle went out of production in 1984 and quickly gained mythological status. The Spanish bike, famously ridden by Peter Fonda in Easy Rider, was revered by motocross fans across the world. However, it remained boxed in history until the EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show in …

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2019 Savic electric motorcycle prototype orders giants

Electric motorcycles leave giants in lurch

Start-ups making electric motorcycles and scooters are leaving behind the giants of traditional motorcycle manufacturing, according to American motorcycle industry guru Robert Pandya. “The motorcycling environment, technology, and customer are simply changing faster than our industry is adapting,” says Robert, a former Indian Motorcycle executive and now a senior motorcycle industry consultant. “Sure there are …

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Damon Hypersport electric motorcycle

Damon Hypserpsort electric has 320km range

Damon Hypersport electric motorcycle has launched with some impressive 200 figures: 200Nm of torque, 200mph top speed and 200 miles (320km) of “real-world” range. The Canadian start-up won the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show Innovations Award last week and claims their Hypserport is the world’s “smartest, safest, and most powerful electric motorcycle”. That’s not quite …

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Curtiss Hades electric motorcycle

Biggest motorbike trends of past decade

As we move into the 2020s, we look back on a decade of ups and downs, new niches, new technologies, changing trends and uncertain futures. Seven motorcycles trends of the 2010s 1 Sales slump The decade started in a sales slump after the GFC, but began to recover before sliding again about three years ago. …

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle

Your electric bike could charge your home

Imagine riding home from work on your electric motorbike, then plugging it into the mains where it then helps charge your house? Or running out of power and being able to recharge your bike off another electric vehicle so you are not stranded on the roadside? Researchers at Sydney’s Macquarie University have developed a bidirectional …

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Charley and Ewan spotted in Ecuador

Charley and Ewan spotted in Ecuador

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman have been spotted riding their specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles in Ecuador on their Long Way Up adventure. Photographer and tour guide Raphael Erhard (pictured with Ewan and Charley above) says he ran into them while leading a tour for Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental last month. “They were really friendly and curious about what …

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2019 Savic electric motorcycle prototype orders giants

Orders start for first Aussie electric motorbike

Australia’s first full-size electric motorcycle, the Savic C-Series, has launched today in Wollongong at the Australian Motorcycle Festival with orders accepted for for first 49 bikes. The updated prototype revealed today is a far cry from the one unveiled a year ago, thanks to feedback from the public, according to founder Dennis Savic. Prices Pricing is …

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2020 Energica Eva Ribelle range anxiety

Energica eases electric range anxiety

If range anxiety is the biggest hurdle for electric motorcycles, Italian company Energica, who supplies the bikes for MotoE, may have the answer. Their new Ego and Eva have a larger battery with up 400km (250 miles) of range. Now that’s a substantial amount and it should ease any range anxiety you might feel about …

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