First Photochromic Shields
Shield Tech is partnering with Transitions Optical, the world leader in photochromic lenses, to announce the launch of Shield Tech Transitions SOLFX visors, the first face shields and visors for the powersports industry to use photochromic technology from Transitions Optical.
BRAMMO, maker of plug-in electric motorcycles, announced today it is dropping the price of the all-electric BRAMMO Enertia powercycle, to $7,995. Customers are also eligible for a 10% federal income tax credit, further reducing the price to $7,195.
"While this pricing breakthrough is innovative in transportation, it is in line with consumer electronics, where engineering and production advances get passed on to customers as quickly as possible to stimulate adoption of the technology," stated Craig Bramscher, founder and CEO of Brammo.
On Wednesday, October 28, Craig Bramscher, founder and CEO of the Brammo electric motorcycle company, and others will meet with Energy Secretary Steven Chu and other energy officials to discuss energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, and the creation of jobs in similar markets.
Who would have thought of adding a swingarm both at the rear and at the front of a motorcycle? Pier Luigi Marconi and Bimota is the answer. The Bimota Tesi 3D is the ultimate hub-steered motorcycle for the technologically and mechanically minded people out there. Marconi has since left the Rimini based Bimota to take the currently unfortunate position as CEO for Pesaro based Benelli.
All Roads, All Electric
Zero Motorcycles today introduced the Zero DS, a fully electric dual sport motorcycle that can be ridden anywhere from the city street, to a gravel road, to a dirt trail. Zero has equipped its latest model with aggressive suspension, rugged wheels and dual sport tires to efficiently move riders over any surface. The Zero DS is a high performance motorcycle that is powered by Zero Motorcycles’ industry leading Z-Force drivetrain.
Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced that the 2009 Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix will host three classes of AMA Pro racing slated to run at the world renowned racetrack on July 3- 5: AMA SuperSport, AMA Daytona SportBike and AMA American SuperBike.
"We welcome some of the best American riders to grace this famed facility and look forward to the great show that they provide in great American style," said Gill Campbell, CEO/general manager of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
MotoCorsa Ducati invites 51 Ducatisti to become a part of history and purchase a new Ducati in June as part of "Progetto 51."
"Progetto 51" is a program launched by the famed Portland showroom to beat the North American record of the most Ducatis sold in a single month; trumping the current record of fifty, dating back to 2007 and set also by MotoCorsa. Not just a sales promotion but a celebration of all things Ducati, Progetto 51 will welcome 51 new Ducati owners into the family with style and value added bonuses.
Advanced Battery Technologies Debuts Hybrid Motorcycle At Dealer Expo 2009.
Advanced Battery Technologies, a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of rechargeable Polymer Lithium-Ion (PLI) batteries, has announced that three hybrid motorcycles jointly developed by the Company and
Wuxi Angell Autocycle Co., Ltd, will debut at the Dealer Expo 2009 in Indianapolis, IN.