Bikes

Robert Wilson and the Sarolea SP7

Bike Check-In for IOM TT Zero: Mugen and Saroléa

While we wait patiently for any news of some rumored last-minute dark-horse entry to join the grid at the 2015 Isle of Man TT Zero, details on the front-runners are coming to the surface.  After a radio-silent unveiling this past weekend, Saroléa has finally released specs on its contender (via…

1 week ago by Ted Dillard 2

TT Zero 2015

Brammo At 2015 IOM TT Zero?

Not ones to spread internet gossip, but still, we do love a good story, we stumbled on this post from Moto Elettricheblog’s Facebook page, with the comment (horribly translated from the original Italian): “After the tweet goliardico of Lee Johnston in which showed the congeniality of the californian sun, in…

1 week ago by Ted Dillard 1

Voltron, season 2

Racing Down-Under Spools Up, Grid Grows (w/video)

With the news that the insanely powerful whupp-ass very successful Voltron team launched a new site featuring a growing collection of videos, photos and race reports (and awesome photo-bombing, shown here), we are getting reports that the grid has grown to at least 6 bikes, and will host some stiff…

2 weeks ago by Ted Dillard 0

Expedition Unplugged: 2500 miles, 19 countries, 7 months

Expedition Unplugged Plans Epic (Electric) Journey

Put this under the category of “unfolding adventure” stories, but we just found out about this caper and started following the progress.  Here’s what it’s about. Expedition Unplugged is a TV/film/video venture that is planning a monumental trans-continental trip, all on electric motorcycles converted from KTM 950 Adventures.  The route…

3 weeks ago by Ted Dillard 3

Kawasaki H2 top speed?

Lightning LS218 – Fastest Production Motorcycle? Still?

Lightning’s claim of “Fastest Production Motorcycle” may be about ready to fall, regardless of arguments about the claim of being a “Production” motorcycle at all.  Though we’re not in the business of promoting gas-burners, we are in the business of separating fact from fiction, and it looks to us like…

3 weeks ago by Ted Dillard 6

Bicyclist Collides With Nissan LEAF

Bicyclist Collides With Nissan LEAF – Video

“Bicycle runs a red light at S 9th Street and Snyder Avenue in Philadelphia PA, then gets hit by a Nissan LEAF.” States the video description. These bicycle/car incidents are all too common, which makes a vehicle’s pedestrian safety score all the more important. The LEAF scores 65% in pedestrian…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 33

The EV Grin, Crimean-style

Electric Leaning Crimean Trike (video)

Titled (via Google Translate) Electric car with his hands. Elektrotrayk project 2 “Brand”, and described with: “Elektrovnedorozhnik gives complete freedom of movement on any Crimean landscapes and roads. Environmentally friendly, silent, practical and reliable. Made in Sevastopol)“, we bring you a trick, dual motor, fully suspensioned leaning all-terrain cruiser trike…

4 weeks ago by Ted Dillard 3