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Are Electric Motorcycles The Future?
So, we hear a lot about rising fuel costs, national security and more related to petroleum. Hybrid vehicles and fully electric cars are also filling up the car lots of all major auto manufacturers. What does this mean for the motorcycle? Do electric motorcycles have a future? Are they the future? Let us know what you think the comments below! You tell us, would the feel of your leather jacket in the wind, your boots on the brake and the thrill of the ride be the same on an electric ride?
One of the leading manufacturers of electric rides for the street is Brammo.
Here are a few specs of their most recent bike, the Empulse / Empulse R…
- 6 Speed Transmission
- Exclusive clutch and gear shift for quick acceleration
- Water cooled motor
- 470lbs / 213kg
- Driving Range:
- City: 121 Miles
- Highway: 56 Miles
- Combined: 77 miles
- Regenerative braking
- 13¢ / kWh for electricity
- 1¢ / mile around town
- 2¢ / mile on highway
- (Approximately 400 miles for every $4.00 of electricity)