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MotoCzysz C1 990

MotoCzysz Puts the Sizzle in Motorcycles

We are in the midst of an electric revolution, and nowhere is that obvious than on the racetrack. The new is not about tweaking the status It’s about shattering it.

And just what Michael plans to do at the TT Zero motorcycle

The head guy at MotoCzysz — that’s Moto Sizz . as in sizzle — is to the Isle of Man for another run at the famed Course on a supersexy electric that is sure to make heart skip a beat. year’s bike, the equally E1PC. used three and 10 lithium-ion batteries. Czysz it would do zero to 120 mph in seven but we’ll have to take his for it.

Mechanical gremlins sidelined the during the inaugural TTXGP motorcycle race.

As good as bike may have been, last year’s model. The we’ll see this year just 10 percent of its parts the E1PC. Czysz says the is changing too fast to look

“At this stage of the series, should be showing up with the bike they did last Period,” he says.

Besides — it like Czysz isn’t of ideas. He’s a high-end and motorcycle fanatic with a of going against the grain and what’s possible in motorcycle with panache and innovation.

god Valentino Rossi checks out the of his sport during last TTXGP.

Czysz and his crew in Oregon, made their with the C1 990. a MotoGP the likes of which the world had seen. It had a full carbon-fiber An innovative suspension. And a glorious longitudinally mounted engine.

who rode it raved about it. but the never saw competition because rulemakers switched from engines to 800-cc engines.

why make the 180-degree change to

“We had taken the C1 to a level that we was worthy of going to the next Czysz said. They going to prep the C1 for production. But talking to different manufacturers, got the sense the trend is tipping fuel efficiency over power.

So that got him thinking.

“We needed to for something more relevant and our existing assets of design, and creativity to focus on the beginning,” he That said, leaving the C1 wasn’t an easy decision.

decision actually sucked,” says. “I liked everything the (gas-powered) bikes. I didn’t anything about the eMoto I got more educated on it. Eventually made sense.”

Now that making sense for him, is ready to wow the world once

The crux of his latest design is the Electric D1g1tal Dr1ve with a proprietary controller, the Storage System. Czysz the package is one of the highest torque-density in the industry. He opted to design his own because he doesn’t think the that’s out there is up to spec.

are made for golf carts and use,” he says. “They are with a different priority than what we are coming up now.”

Agni Motors, among may disagree. Team Agni the rest of the field at last TTXGP, finishing more four minutes ahead of the finisher and lapping the course 10 mph than anyone else. is back for the TTXGP championship now the race series has split the Isle of Man. It also is the motors for the Mavizen electric .

Czysz is using a liquid-cooled DC (BLDC) motor with an permanent magnet, or IPM, It produces 75 kilowatts (100 and 250 pound feet of torque. If you follow the geek-speak and alphabet this is all you need to know — the provides boatloads of torque and 93 percent efficiency under heavy load.

Czysz this year’s  E1PC be “like no bike you have seen,” and based upon year’s bike, we believe

The MotoCzysz EDD is a hell of a thing.

The design frame features a spine instead of twin like a conventional motorcycle. provides faster access to the 10 which can be swapped out in seconds.  The suspension is all-new, but the otherworldly fork is back.

  And that’s about the end of the similarities last year’s ride.

MotoCzysz C1 990

year’s bike should last year’s bike quite antiquated,” Czysz “It is five years more than last year.”

So it look like? He isn’t Even if he wanted to unveil the now instead of sticking to his plan to it at the Isle of Man prior to the race on 9, he couldn’t.

It doesn’t actually yet. He’s got a motor and on the dyno, batteries on the test and more than 100 parts in the to be manufactured.

With three until the flag drops, and company have their cut out for them. But they’re no strangers to down to the wire. Mark hadn’t even ridden year’s entry before day.

It doesn’t matter how you are — that’s the definition of gutsy run-off areas on the Mountain often consist of stone

Despite the scramble to finish and year’s DNF due to electrical issues, hopes his bike will not take the checkered flag but the £10,000 prize — about — promised to the first rider to a 100-mph lap. And who’s his competition?

First and foremost, he “the mountain.” A 37.5-mile course is a test to any bike, let one packed with up-to-the-second And then there’s Team

“I have a hunch of what are doing, evolving and polishing,” he so he won’t be completely surprised. they have 25 years in the world and that counts for

Czysz is out to do more than He wants to be a player in the emerging market. If you’ve got a hankering for an of your own, you can pick up a D1g1tal Dr1ve system with batteries and a chassis — to accept virtually any swingarm — for It’s less if you don’t the batteries. Step up now and Czysz knock $10,000 off the price if among the first 15 people in

Hell — he’s even to lease bikes to qualified running in the TT Zero or TTXGP.

We what you’re thinking … you the whole bike, so when can you buy You can’t. Not yet anyway. There’s too proprietary race tech in it.

Not you’d want to spend six for a motorcycle.

That said, a good chance a 2010 replica could be for sale the year.

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MotoCzysz C1 990
MotoCzysz C1 990
MotoCzysz C1 990

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