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    Zero Agni win first race of TTXGP North America
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    Shawn Higbee wins TTXGP North America Infineon Raceway round for Team Zero Agni – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first round of the TTXGP North America was successfully held on Sunday with Shawn Higbee of Team Zero Agni crossing the finish line first with a time of 25.33.626 for ...

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    HHI's Volta 102 - rockers vs. mods goes electric
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    Say you're in the market for an electric motorcycle but you don't like the modern styling of a Zero S or a Brammo Enertia. Or maybe you do, but some jerk who works in your office already has one. Well, now you can get a modern electric bike that looks like anything but. Check out custom bike ...

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    Home-built electric motorcycle takes on the big boys in TTXGP
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    Outside of SCCA or a weekend racing school, us working stiffs never get the chance to get on the track and let it all hang out for guts and glory. Well, John Wild and Sean Ewing aren't satisfied with amateur track days. They're entering the TTXGP electric motorcycle grand prix. The electric ...

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    Volta Hammarhead electrifies Royal Enfield
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    Hammarhead Volta – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We recently got the chance to get some seat time with the new 2010 Royal Enfield motorcycle, and we came away rather impressed with that machine's transformation from an old-but-charismatic 1950s design to a new-and-charismatic 1950s ...

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    Brammo Enertia just $5,995 in California thanks to combination of state and federal incentives
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    Brammo Inc., maker of all-electric motorcycles, has announced that the Brammo Enertia will be sold for just $5,995 in California after federal and state incentives (golf clap). Brammo Founder and CEO Craig Bramscher said in a statement:

    We admire the California Legislature, Governor ...

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    Electric motorcycles and scooters, a perfect answer for urban mobility in Europe
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    Brammo Enertia - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A new analysis from Frost & Sullivan shows that electric scooters and motorcycles could be the perfect solution to a growing urban population and overly congested city streets. On top of eliminating some congestion, these small electric ...

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    Colorado tax credit makes electric motorcycles really cheap (like $3,000 cheap)
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    Zero Motorcycles DS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you happen to live in Colorado and have a hankering for a brand-new electric motorcycle, we have good news. The rest of us... well, we can take a moment to wish we lived in Colorado, at least in time to make our desired ...

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    Study: 466 million electric two-wheelers by 2016
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    Brammo Enertia and TTR race bike – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've certainly noticed an increase of choices in the electric bicycle, motorcycle and scooter markets over the last few years, and that's especially true in emerging markets like India and China. Many people can't ...

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    Mission Motors delays Mission One, announces next electric motorcycle
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    Mission Motors Mission One – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Proving once again how difficult it is to bring an entirely new product to market – especially one as difficult to master as an electric motorcycle – is California-based Mission Motors, which just recently ...

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    Details on Derbi GPR EV leak out; will it reach production?
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    Derbi GPR-EV – Click above to enlarge
    A little over a month ago, a video surfaced showing an electric motorcycle that was obviously created from a production Derbi motorcycle. At the time, we couldn't say for sure whether this was a factory effort or something made by either a fan or ...

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    Hirsch Design develops Comoto electric bike, plans production later this year
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    Comoto electric bike – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just how small and light can an electric motorcycle be while still providing the performance and durability riders expect? That question may soon be answered by the 118-pound Comoto, designed by Hirsch Design and planned for ...

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    Roehr planning electric superbike, will enter U.S. TTXGP
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    It seems that the promise of recognition through electric motorcycle racing is bringing an increasing number of unlikely competitors to the racing fray. Add newly-born American motorcycle manufacturer Roehr to that growing list as the company has just announced its intentions to offer both racing ...

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    Electric Moto Corporation unveils new EMAX 72DS
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    Take note, Zero Motorcycles and Quantya: There's a new electric motorcycle in town. California-based Electric Moto Corporation (aka EMOT) has announced a new motorcycle called the EMAX 72DS. As hinted to by the bike's name, this electric two-wheeler will be running a 14 kW, 72-volt battery pack ...

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    Cedric Lynch: Batteries the bottleneck to gasoline-level performance
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    Ask just about anyone who follows the green automotive industry what's holding back electric cars and you'll likely get the same answer: It's the batteries. Though today's lithium ion packs are orders of magnitude better than the lead acid units of a few decades ago, these advanced power packs ...

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    To Infineon and Beyond: TTXGP brings electric motorcycle racing to America
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    Mavizen TTX02 - Click above to enlarge
    Earlier this year at the annual time trials at the famed Isle of Man, the inaugural TTXGP electric motorcycle race proved that battery-powered bikes can be just as entertaining and exciting as their gasoline-swilling and emissions-spewing siblings. Not quite ...

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    SEMA 2009: Mavizen introduces 130-mph TTX02 electric racebike
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    Mavizen TTX02 - Click above to enlarge
    Right on schedule, Mavizen has released its TTX02 electric motorcycle at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Well, if you listen to Azhar Hussain, TTXGP founder and the entrepreneur behind this racebike, the TTX02 is a "laptop on wheels." How so? For starters, each ...

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    Mavizen releases another revealing teaser of TTX02 electric bike
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    Teasers... generally the small, grainy, purposely-blurred or otherwise difficult to decipher images don't give away very much and are used to generate excitement for a new product before its official announcement. Usually, it takes a keen eye to pull out any detail from the resulting wreckage. Such ...

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    Lightning Motorcycles hits 166 miles per hour at Bonneville
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    Lightning Motorcycles at Bonneville - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Suddenly, we've got a competition on our hands. While it didn't seem likely that any other electric motorcycle manufacturers would even attempt to top Mission Motors' recent 150-plus mile per hour record run for a ...

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    SEMA Preview: Mavizen TTX02 electric motorcycle to be unveiled in Vegas
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    According to the official TTXGP blog, the long-awaited TTX02 electric racebike will be unveiled November 3rd at the giant SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Based on the race-winning Agni X01 electric motorcycle with a frame sourced from an unknown "leading motorcycle manufacturer," the team behind the ...

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    Recall Notice: 2009 Zero X and MX called back for malfunctioning throttles
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    Zero Motorcycles and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a voluntary recall notice for all 2009 Zero X and Zero MX electric motorcycles. Apparently, the problem surrounds the bike's throttle assembly, which can reportedly become disconnected or get stuck in the wide-open position. ...

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