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Performance Concepts’ MXB Shocker Is an Electric Motorcycle You Stand On

Performance Concepts’ MXB Shocker Is an Electric Motorcycle You Stand On

Last year, a new stand-on electric motorcycle made its debut, defying categorization. Performance Concepts Inc.'s 2011 MXB Shocker motocrossboard was a hand-controlled two-wheel electric vehicle that

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Lightning Motorcycles Breaks 200 MPH Electric Bike Speed Record!

Lightning Motorcycles Breaks 200 MPH Electric Bike Speed Record!

Lighting Motorcycles just raised the bar for green transportation as it shattered the land speed record for electric bikes. Rider Paul Thede clocked in a blazing average of 206.079 miles per hour at the

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BRD Unveils Sexy New Redshift Electric Motorcycles

BRD Unveils Sexy New Redshift Electric Motorcycles

Last night Bay Area startup BRD officially unveiled the RedShift MX motocrosser and the RedShift SM supermoto -- two new all-electric, zero-emissions motorcycles aimed at converting the gas-guzzling

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Orphiro’s Electric Motorcycle Captivates with its Cool and Classic Style

Orphiro’s Electric Motorcycle Captivates with its Cool and Classic Style

We all love the idea of an electric motorcycle -- it's efficient, quiet and an all around a great option for sustainable mobility. That being said, we have to admit to wondering when they would

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Brammo Empulse Electric Motorcycle Sets New Lap Record at A123 System’s TTXGP

Brammo Empulse Electric Motorcycle Sets New Lap Record at A123 System’s TTXGP

Brammo's Empulse electric motorcycle set a new lap record this past weekend at the Infineon Raceway. Running against just three other bikes in the TTXGP class, the Empulse lapped the slowest car three

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VIDEO: Riding Brammo’s Electric Motorcycle in Green Overdrive

VIDEO: Riding Brammo’s Electric Motorcycle in Green Overdrive

On this week's episode of GigaOM TV's video show Green Overdrive (where if it's green we drive it), I take Brammo's all-electric motorcycle the Enertia out for a spin. It's so much fun to drive, and I did

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The New Electric Zero XU Motorcycle Lets Streetbikers Go Green

The New Electric Zero XU Motorcycle Lets Streetbikers Go Green

For all of you bikers out there, you can now ride a motorbike that not only lets you explore the outdoors, but protect it as well. The new Zero XU is set to be one of the most popular electric

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Turntable and Other Cool Gadgets Recycled From Old Motorcycle Parts

Turntable and Other Cool Gadgets Recycled From Old Motorcycle Parts

With all the hot new electric motorbikes out now, many old school gas guzzlers are being retired - and remade into some sexy new home products! That's right, Triumph Motorcycles and students from the

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Hot New Mission R Electric Motorcycle Unveiled Today

Hot New Mission R Electric Motorcycle Unveiled Today

Green rides have been looking sexier and sexier, and the new Mission R electric motorcycle just upped the ante even more. Mission Motors unveiled the hot new ride today, and it's already been receiving a

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Student Refits $50 Motorcycle To Run On Solar Power

Student Refits $50 Motorcycle To Run On Solar Power

With cars being designed to run on electricity and biofuel, it's only fair that motorcycles are similarly retrofitted for renewable forms of energy. With that in mind, a student at Purdue University has

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Brammo Unveils 100 MPH Electric Motorcycle With 100-Mile Range

Brammo Unveils 100 MPH Electric Motorcycle With 100-Mile Range

What's not to love about an electric motorcycle? All-electric superbikes are getting more shred-tastic everyday, and they make you look cool for being green -- something long overdue! Enter Oregon-based

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The eCRP: First Italian-Made Electric Motorcycle Unveiled

The eCRP: First Italian-Made Electric Motorcycle Unveiled

Photo by Susanna Schick The family-run, high-profile racing company CRP has just revealed the first Italian-made purpose-built electric superbike -- the eCRP. The sexy lines on this baby stand up to

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MotoCzysz E1pc: The World’s Most Advanced Electric Motorcycle

MotoCzysz E1pc: The World’s Most Advanced Electric Motorcycle

Photo by AmadeusPhotography.com Want to know what the future of electric motorcycling looks like? Kindly direct your attention towards the MotoCzysz E1pc, a futuristic-looking electric bike that has 10

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Blindspot Cycles: Salvaged Motorcycles Reborn All-Electric

Blindspot Cycles: Salvaged Motorcycles Reborn All-Electric

Blindspot Cycles hits two high points of green design with their line of reconditioned electric motorcycles. These discarded beauties are first found at junk yards and then converted with a rack of

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The Governator Offers $1,500 Rebate for Electric Motorcycles in California

The Governator Offers $1,500 Rebate for Electric Motorcycles in California

Californians will now be eligible to receive a $1,500 rebate when they purchase qualifying electric motorcycles. Last week the Governator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, helped to promote Zero Motorcycles, which

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Straight Talk about the Zero S Electric Motorcycle

Straight Talk about the Zero S Electric Motorcycle

Photo by Victoria Sprung Although Mastrangelo loves the green features of this pristine two-wheeler, the first thing he wanted to tell me about was how the bike feeds his need for speed. The bike gets

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DIY Hyper-Modified Honda Motorcycle Hits 214 MPG

DIY Hyper-Modified Honda Motorcycle Hits 214 MPG

Fans of the hypermiling super-modded Aerocivic, meet its motorcycle counterpart! Designed and built by velomobile enthusiast Allert Jacobs, this streamlined recumbent motorcycle has been outfitted with an

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Roehr Set to Debut First American Electric Motorcycle

Roehr Set to Debut First American Electric Motorcycle

Motorcycle enthusiasts have good reason to rev their engines. Ready to burn some serious rubber, Roehr Motorcycles are set to release two battery-powered motorbikes this spring. As the electric

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Yamaha Unveils Slick EC-f Electric Motorcycle

Yamaha Unveils Slick EC-f Electric Motorcycle

We've see plenty of great green concept cars at this week's Tokyo Motor Show, but Yamaha might take the prize for the best-looking two-wheeler with its new EC-f electric motorcycle. Designed to make

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150mph Electric Motorcycle Smashes World Speed Record

150mph Electric Motorcycle Smashes World Speed Record

Mission Motors' emission-free superbike recently shattered the world land speed record for electric motorcycles as it clocked in a series of scorching 150mph runs at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats. Designed

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Solar Flyer: DIY Solar Motorcycle Tops 90MPH

Solar Flyer: DIY Solar Motorcycle Tops 90MPH

The Arizona sun is strong--so strong that one Phoenix man is using it to power up his motorcycle. Richard Gryzch's Solar Flyer motorcycle, named after the Radio Flyer red wagon, has a 50 mile range and

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Yves Béhar Unveils the World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle

Yves Béhar Unveils the World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle

Just yesterday Yves Béhar unveiled the Mission One, the world's fastest electric production motorcycle. The fantastic looking bike is the brainchild of Mission Motors and Fuseproject, and is designed to

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The DIY Electric Motorcycle

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The DIY Electric Motorcycle

We recently covered the incredible XR3 DIY hybrid car, so it seemed only natural to follow up with an in-depth account of Kyle Dansie's home-built electric motorcycle. The owner of ZEVUtah purchased a

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LAMPONI LAMPS Made From Recycled Motorcycle Parts

LAMPONI LAMPS Made From Recycled Motorcycle Parts

For anyone with a taste for motorcycles and retro product design styling, here's the perfect lighting solution. Recycled from old motorcycle parts (and the occasional household appliance), Lamponi Lamps

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Hero MotoCorp Produces Food, Energy, and Vehicle Parts at Their Green Garden Factory in India

Hero MotoCorp Produces Food, Energy, and Vehicle Parts at Their Green Garden Factory in India

The Garden Factory consists of the Manufacturing Plant and Global Parts Center located in the arid climate of northeast Rajasthan in India. The buildings boast photovoltaic panels producing 1.5 Megawatts

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Commute-Friendly Vello Bike Folds with a Swift Kick

Commute-Friendly Vello Bike Folds with a Swift Kick

There are few who'd deny that a folding bike can be a huge asset for city-dwellers who enjoy cycling around town: not only are they lightweight and portable, but they can be taken onto public transit or

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Insane Russian Attack Bike is Powered by a Chainsaw

Insane Russian Attack Bike is Powered by a Chainsaw

Other than the fact that it was constructed in Russia, we aren't entirely sure who's responsible for this mean-looking chainsaw bike. While it may look like it's designed for the sole purpose of cutting

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Aerofex Develops a Working Hover Bike That’s Straight Out of Return of the Jedi!

Aerofex Develops a Working Hover Bike That’s Straight Out of Return of the Jedi!

How many of you watched Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and wished you had a speeder bike like the ones Luke and Leia race through the forests of Endor? Well, you may not have to wait much

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Honda Demonstrates Collision-Free Automated Driving Tech in the U.S.

Honda Demonstrates Collision-Free Automated Driving Tech in the U.S.

This week Honda introduced its connected car and automated driving technologies at the 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit. Marking the first-ever U.S. demonstration of Honda's automated driving

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LEED Gold Parking Deck Boasts a Bevy of EV Charging Stations in Santa Monica

LEED Gold Parking Deck Boasts a Bevy of EV Charging Stations in Santa Monica

Built in collaboration with Studio Jantzen, the massive structure was designed with a variety of innovative components that aim to incorporate the parking deck into its bustling urban surroundings. In

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