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    Two Wheels: Mugen debuts new Shinden electric motorcycle for TT Zero race
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    To say that John McGuinness will win this year's TT Zero on the Isle of Man, riding the Shinden San for Team Mugen, and that his closest competitor will likely be his new teammate Bruce Anstey, would not be the boldest of predictions. MotoCsysz, the team that's dominated the previous four ...

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    Two Wheels: Works Electric gets to the chopper, offers custom motorcycles [w/video]
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    The One Motorcycle Show is an annual exhibition of a certain breed of customized bikes, and as attendees stomped the unexpected snow from their footwear and filed into the Yale Union Laundry Building in downtown Portland, OR last month for the fifth edition of this two-wheeled-centered circus, ...

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    Two Wheels: Brammo Empulse gets a modest makeover for 2014
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    The 2014 Brammo Empulse has made its official entrance and, as you can see by the photo above, it's looking just as sweet as ever. Perhaps even a tad sweeter. That's because it's done the electric-motorcycle equivalent of preparing for a high school reunion. Yup, it's had a bit of a make ...

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    Two Wheels: Terra Motors dresses up Zero S electric motorcycle, calls it Kiwami
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    Terra Motors – a Japanese company best known to us for its electric tuk tuk endeavors – has unveiled an intriguing electric motorcycle, dubbed the Kiwami, at the ongoing Auto Expo 2014 in India. A quick glance of the bike on the company's Indian website reveals a sharp-looking machine ...

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    Official: The Mission RS is RideApart's Motorcycle of the Year
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    The future is electric. Here's another bit of evidence to testify that this catchphrase is more than just a meaningless mantra. RideApart – a web portal geared toward motorcycle enthusiasts – has chosen the Mission RS as its bike of the year. Yup, not the best electric bike, but the ...

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    Two Wheels: Agility Saietta R gets Clean & Cool in Colorado, promises to come back soon [w/video]
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    Relax. Despite the appearance of an odd-looking craft navigating certain roads around Boulder, CO, there was no alien invasion in the Rocky Mountain region last week. It was just the vanguard. Some bikes can turn heads as they roll by, this one can twist them cleanly off. As part of Clean ...

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    Two Wheels: 200-hp Voxan Wattman is world's most powerful electric cruiser
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    Ever since Venturi principal Gildo Pallanca Pastor scooped up the French motorcycle marque Voxan a few years back, we've wondered how Sacha Lakic – the go-to designer for the Monégasque businessman – would fuse the past products of the brand with its future-oriented electric ...

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    Two Wheels: Yamaha PES1 is a stunner on stage and track [w/video]
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    There's a lot to like about the Yamaha PES1 on display at the Tokyo Motor Show. Light and lithe, the electric motorcycle concept is a fine blade with which to slice through city traffic. It sits you upright, giving you a commanding view of the field of battle, but also allows you to easily tuck ...

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    Two Wheels: Energica Ego is Italian for awesome [w/video]
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    In a little more than a year from now, the 2015 Energica Ego from CRP will finally make the leap from design and development to driveways and track days. And now, we know exactly what this Italian electric sport bike will look like. In a word: magnifico! Revealed at the recent EICMA, the ...

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    Video: Oset electric trials bike storms Billionaires Row
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    If trials riding is an art, then a certain uninhabited property on Billionaire's Row (actually, Kensington Palace Gardens) in London makes for one heck of a canvas for a performance piece video. But, if you want to perpetrate this kind of act in a high-security neighborhood, it's probably best to ...

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    Report: Brammo making plans for IPO, mulls electric sports car
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    Brammo CEO Craig Bramscher is looking to take a few plays from the Tesla Motors playbook by using its electric-vehicle wizardry to go public, and even plans to go after the same investment bankers that helped the California automaker with its IPO three years ago. The company founder, speaking ...

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    Two Wheels: Zero Motorcycles reveals 2014 lineup with SR variant, Power Tank range extender [w/videos]
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    Curse you, Zero Motorcycles! The biggest producer of two-wheeled electrics has just introduced its 2014 lineup at EICMA in Milan, Italy, and while its mainstay S and DS models host significant improvements and a $1,000-dollar price cut, any savings customers might have realized are likely to be ...

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    Two Wheels: Suzuki EXTRIGGER concept makes a monkey of electric motorcycles
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    Small is big, monkey bikes are the new black. After years of being relegated to cob-webbed tales told by speckled-bearded men that begin with "Back when we was kids..." (and typically involving a Honda Z50 soaring skyward to miraculous heights), the petite low-power/high-fun concept is making a ...

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    Auctions: eBay find: Battery-powered Batpod is ready for battle
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    Thinking of taking up a crime fighting career in your local metro area? We have a lead on the vehicle you need – an electric, shotgun-shooting, flame-throwing, Batpod now available on eBay! You're welcome. This particular crusading cruiser begin life as a 2002 Harley Davidson V-Rod. Its ...

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    Two Wheels: CRP Energica prototype ridden ahead of production reveal [w/video]
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    The production version of the CRP Energica Ego will be introduced to the world at the upcoming 2014 EICMA. Ahead of that reveal, the company brought a small group of motorcycle journalists to Volterra, Italy for an exclusive preview of the drivetrain as it sits in a prototype. Unveiled at last ...

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    Two Wheels: Agility Saietta finds first customer, makes him Fleet Leader
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    Long is the list of bold electric vehicle designs that have been penned and prototyped over the last few years, only to whither and die on the vine. The Agility Saietta is, perhaps, one of the very boldest and it would be a small lie to say we held out much hope for its future when first it ...

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    Motorsports: Bostrom wins first FIM eRoad Racing round for Brammo *UPDATE
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    After holding two separate electric motorcycle racing championships over the past three years, the FIM ePower and TTXGP championships have finally come together to create one high-level series – the eRoad Racing World Cup – and, it's already started racing. Two weeks ago, the ...

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    Two Wheels: Brammo HQ suffers $200,000 damage after lab fire, electric motorcycles not affected
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    Electric motorcycle maker Brammo Motorsports took a hit over the weekend – a fire at its Ashland, OR, facility caused more than $200,000 in damage. Thankfully, this incident won't slow down business, according to the company's director of marketing, Adrian Stewart, who added that the fire ...

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    Two Wheels: Crossing the continent: electric motorcycles race across America
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    People have been making the North American transcontinental trip from sea-to-shining-sea ever since Lewis and Clark cleared the first path to the Pacific back in 1806. The journey has been managed on horseback, covered wagons, trains, planes and automobiles. Now, it's been done by electric ...

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    Two Wheels: Zero MMX brings stealth electric motorcycle to US Special Forces
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    The crack of a rifle breaks the silence of the humid night. The four-strong, black-swathed team quickly mount their motorcycles and move off in the darkness toward the sound at breakneck speed. Invisible, almost silent, they quickly close the distance to the enemy. The element of surprise is on ...

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