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    Video: Killacycle battles Predator head-to-head, new record set
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    The weather wasn't cooperative for the EV drag racing faithful at the recent Bookman's Spring Thaw, but with the largest assemblage of top machines and drivers on hand ever, even a little rain and wind couldn't completely get in the way of some battery-powered racing awesomeness. With the action ...

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    Spring Thaw will bring flood of electric racers to Tucson this weekend
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    Although it's been a pretty mild winter across most of the U.S., electric racers are planning a serious Spring Thaw celebration down in Tucson, AZ this Saturday. And by serious, we mean multiple NEDRA-record-holder serious. Attendees can expect to see old favorites, such as John Wayland's ...

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    KillaJoule, daughter of Killacycle, to take on Bonneville Salt Flats
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    Eva Håkansson, whose ElectroCat set a record earlier this year climbing Pikes Peak, is preparing to assault the land speed record for electric motorcycles on the Bonneville Salt Flats this Wednesday with her newest creation, the KillaJoule. This two-wheeled streamliner is not only encoded ...

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    Killacycle goes Kiwi hunting
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    Having conquered all on this part of the planet and with its quarter-mile record of 7.864 seconds @ 169 mph, the Killacycle is going Kiwi hunting. Yes, the world's fastest cordless drill on wheels has been boxed up and is headed to New Zealand where it will take part in an educational tour, ...

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    Killacycle electrocutes its own quarter mile record [w/VIDEO]
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    Its been a mixed year for the A123-sponsored Killacycle crew. On one hand, they've been involved with bringing an electric delivery truck to market and that's cool. On the racing hand, well, there hasn't been much to report. Although entered in the TTXGP, they were a disappointing no-show. An ...

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    VIDEO: Killacycle rider sets quarter mile record... in a Tesla Roadster Sport?
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    Click above to view the video after the jump
    It was another record-setting weekend for Killacycle pilot Scotty Pollachek at the Wayland Invitational drag racing event at the Portland International Raceway. However, he wasn't mounted atop the world's quickest electric ride during the ...

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    Killacycle vs Mini-Me Killacycle at Wayland Invitational
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    The Portland International Raceway should be a little quieter for the next couple of days as the Wayland Invitational kicks off with all kinds of electric vehicles ready to do battle on the drag strip. One of the more entertaining pairings may be a duel between the world's quickest electric ...

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    Boulder Electric Vehicle makes trucks with Killacyclers [w/VIDEO]
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    Boulder Electric Vehicle's truck – click above to watch the videos after the jump
    If an experienced and knowledgeable team counts for anything in the world of electric vehicle startups, then there is a good chance we may see new American-made delivery trucks on our streets next year. Boulder ...

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    Officially Official: TTXGP releases full list of participants
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    Click above to enlarge the rendering of the electric motorcycle from Motoczysz
    Organizers for the upcoming TTXGP zero-emissions motorcycle race have finally released the full list of confirmed participants, which includes 24 motorcycles from 16 individual teams. We had been expecting to see teams ...

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    VIDEO: Killacycle sets new record, takes back crown
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    Click above for hi-res image of the Killacycle
    The A123-powered Killacycle crew are at it again and this time it's for keepsies. Although they've been making similarly speedy runs down the quarter-mile strip for some time, on the 23rd of October at the Bandimere Speedway they dotted their i's and ...

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    EVS23 videos: Ener1's lithium-ion Prius, details on Killacycle crash
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    Electric car advocate and vlogger Doug Korthof has posted several videos from EVS23, including the video above, which is a look at Ener1's lithium-ion Prius. Doug asked Ener1 fairly technical questions, so if you are interested in things like the top of the discharge curve, the above video is just ...

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    KillaCycle drops into the seven second range in the quarter mile
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    We've reported previously on the KillaCycle, a battery powered drag bike that stores energy in lithium ion cells from A123 Systems. The last time we heard from them the bike had crashed during a demonstration run back in September. This weekend the KillaCycle was back in action at the Pomona, ...

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    KillaCycle takes off, crashes into parked minivan; Bill Dube OK
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    Since we have brought you past news on Bill Dube's KillaCycle, we thought that you might like to know that the owner/builder of the machine (and not the normal rider!) is all right after a crash. The accident happened while Dube was giving a demonstration of the electric bike, which is capable of ...

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    Electric Killacycle to attempt world record dragstrip pass
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    The Killacycle is the current world record holder for the quickest quarter mile time for any electric vehicle. It is powered by two 6.7 inch electric motors, which operate on 374 volts of lithium ion power using a custom battery pack provided by A123 Systems. The record run stands at 8.168 ...

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    Edmunds editor Karl Brauer offers a brief opinion on batteries for electric cars
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    Karl Brauer, Editor in Chief at Edmund's has his own blog on the site, and in the latest installment, he highlights an electric motorcycle that I have heard about before, the Killacycle. What I did not know is that the cycle is capable of making a run to sixty from a standing stop in 1.4 seconds. ...

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