Sammy Harlee's Harley-Davidson Electra Glide police motorcycle

Cop this Electra Glide police motorcycle

If you see a big Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Sheriff police motorcycle on your daily commute, don’t panic; it’s just Sammy HarLee on his latest Harley. Qantas customer service officer Sam Lee, 36, commutes to work every day on his new Electra Glide Police special and reckons he gets lots of stares from the surrounding traffic. “You …

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Fresno State University Police on Zero Motorcycles quietest

Stealth police motorcycle is coming

You won’t hear the police coming when they switch over to quiet-running electric motorcycles which is happening in many police departments around the world. More than 50 police departments in the United States, Hong Kong and Canada are now using special electric Zero Motorcycles. The Californian-made Zero DS Police motorcycle was developed specifically for police and …

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CFMoto CF650G police bike

Cop this CFMoto 650cc police bike

Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto has built a police bike in just 10 months and it could be a clue to a coming touring model update. The police bikes were used as diplomat motorcade escort vehicles for the recent APEC meeting in Beijing. The CF650G was developed in 10 months and features a liquid-cooled parallel twin …

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Victory police motorcycles

Police bikes should be seen

The role of the police bike today is manifold. Gone are the days – thankfully – when they were used in chases, cutting through the traffic like a stunt scene from a Hollywood action blockbuster. That behaviour is much too dangerous to the general motorising public. Unfortunately, with the axing of dangerous high-speed pursuits, some …

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Zero DS electric motorcycle

Rethink on riding electric motorcycles

After just 90km of testing a Zero DS electric motorcycle, I can see I will have to rethink how I ride. The first 60km on the highway at 100km/h chewed up the battery at 1% per km. At that rate, it looked like a slim chance that I would make it home. So at 60km …

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