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Do You Get A Kick Out Of Electric Bikes?

I been reading about Cars and they seem the option these days, but when I hear about Bikes landing up on the market other day and it makes me wonder Does the joy of going green replace the adrenalin-rush of riding a powered motorbike? Can the steady, thrum of the electric engine up to the music of the throttle?

How the people and the path they tread, time will tell. But taking a look at the options the EV Motorbike market has to offer us and (hopefully) the near future:

Zero Motorcycle has only around about five but in this time it has covered important milestones with its bikes. For example the Zero S earlier in 2011 offers an of first-time features including gasoline-like acceleration and public station compatibility in the US.

the 2011 S Electric Motorcycle

They laid out the line-up to be launched in 2012 with features as a 100 miles on one single charge. and battery life. You can see the image — wiith their and prices listed beneath.

via Zero Motorcycles

The 2012 includes the following models:

The S, offered in 2 configurations offers a top of 88 miles per hour at a price of

The Zero DS, a dual support with top speed of 80 mph also at $11,495.

The Zero XU designed for city riding (hence regenerative braking technology) is starting at $7,695.

The Zero X is a legal trail rider starts at $9,945.

The Zero MX for motocross riding is priced at $9,945.

The Oregon, US-based has made a reputation of making motorcycles which go fast, to it winning the first two races of the TTXGP North American and lap-record holder at the Infineon

To enter the commercial market launched the 2011 Brammo (see image below). The Brammo Enertia, priced at is the cheapest electric motorcycle on the today. The 18 horsepower, single-seater a top speed of 55 mph, a three-hour time and a 45-mile range,

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The Enertia (above) has a limited of around 40 miles which satsfy most daily with a weeks’ worth of For longer-distance trips, a larger is available in the $8,995 Enertia between 40 and 80 miles of travel on how it is ridden.

The Brammo Empulse was in Ashland, Oregon and production commence there in early It can go over 100 mph and up to 100 miles on a single Featuring a water cooled motor and six speed transmission the represents the state of the art in electric

The Empulse more than the Enertia’s practicality while only slightly more than the latter with the model going for US$13,995. could come down to as as US$7,000 in certain states in the US federal and state incentives are into account.

This is an bike that is as fast as a counterpart, if not more so. That is the philosophy BRD pursued when released their first — this lovely-looking supermoto which will be followed by a RedShift MX enduro

The BRD RedShift SM claims the same as a four-… 250cc fuel-powered It has a water-cooled AC Motor producing 40 hp at than 115 kg total weight. is a 5.2 kWh electric motor onboard is currently estimated to give the SM a range of about 80 km.

At a high point of about $15,000

The Dutch company KTM Freeride has two Freeride models — the and cross/enduro bikes which 30 hp and 43 Nm off 2.5 kW lithium ion batteries.

KTM Freeride

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