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Zero’s Newest Electric Is Good Clean Fun

We’d to be able to tell you the Zero S is an electric motorcycle that commuting more fun than dating at a baby shower, but we Someone at the factory sent us a model fitted with a limiter that had the bike like a lifelong smoker we pushed it past 45.

Still, an on a pre-production version of the latest from Zero Motorcycles us. The S offers nimble handling and range, and it’s capable of canyon-carving provided you don’t too far from a wall socket.

Power comes from a permanent magnet motor produces 31 horsepower and an impressive foot-pounds of torque. Zero the bike will do 65 mph — 75 with the 47-tooth rear sprocket — and hit 60 mph in than four seconds. have to take Zero’s for it until we get an uncorked S later summer.

That said, the X dirt bike we rode in was quick enough to leave us like models in a toothpaste ad.

The 4-kilowatt-hour lithium-manganese battery is for an average range of 40 to 45 miles and a of 60, depending upon how hard you the throttle. Once it’s you’re looking at four to charge it from a 110-volt You can plug it into a 220-volt but it won’t charge any faster the charger is limited to 1,000 and at 110 volts, a 15-amp U.S. outlet already exceeds by 650 watts.

Unlike the Zero X, the S offer a swappable battery the pack weighs 80 pounds, as much as the pack in the X. Zero that was too heavy for people to around safely. Everything is in a gorgeous aluminum frame and bodywork that, though is stouter than a Romanian

Zero S

Even though it has less than the Republican Party, the S was fun to It weighs just 250 pounds and is nimble. The suspension — with 8 of travel at the front and 9 at the rear — up potholes almost big enough to in, though our bike had a rattle we suspect was the chain slapping the swingarm.

Stopping power is adequate, but find it a bit weak if you’re to a sport bike. Mind manners and watch your around town, and you’ll be

The S uses 16-inch wheels of the more conventional 17s because offer lower rotational Zero says that efficiency, and thus range, but it limit your tire

Our biggest complaint is that the are a bit low and the seat is harder than an chemistry final. At 36 inches off the it’s also higher the audience at a Phish concert. says a softer seat is and you can get a lower one at 35 inches, but the inseam-challenged still be on their toes at

We’re told we’ll get an S for a proper test later summer, but the one we rode suggests motorcycle” isn’t an oxymoron, if we aren’t quite ready to our Ducati.

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