I understand the appeal of big V-twin motors - those that rumble so aggressively that the shake is visible at idle - but I prefer the smooth purr of a three- or four-cylinder engine.
As motorcyclists, we all have our dream bikes, whether its an exotic MV Agusta, an exclusive model built from Erik Buell, a dirt-savvy Beta 450 RR or a unique Norton. And then there's all those other dream bikes from manufactures like Aprilia and Ducati.
Zero Motorcycles announced today the debut of its 2010 Zero S electric motorcycle. Its flagship street legal supermoto now has more power, increased acceleration, and enhanced power pack technology.
Over the weekend, the fiancée and I visited the New York City Progressive International Motorcycle Show, an event I look forward to every January.
"Zero Motorcycles and AMPLE share a common goal of expanding the electric vehicle movement globally," says John Lloyd, VP of World Wide Sales of Zero Motorcycles.
2010 Road Tour
Zero Motorcycles, a leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that motorsports television personality Ralph Sheheen has been selected to serve as spokesperson for the brand as Zero Motorcycles embarks on its first ever multi-city road tour.
Shawn Higbee took the historic victory on Sunday at Infineon Raceway in the TTXGP U.S. Championships, marking the first-ever zero-carbon motorcycle race in the United States.