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Displaying items by tag: Electric - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Tue, 23 May 2017 18:44:15 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb 2017 electric motorcycle buyers guide https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5491-2017-electric-motorcycle-buyers-guide https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5491-2017-electric-motorcycle-buyers-guide

electric motorcycleElectric motorcycles have seen a year of growth and challenges, both reflected in the offerings for 2017. 

Zero continues to push for its lineup to have more power, greater range, and lower prices, while new entries from Alta Motors and Energica expand available offerings. READ ON

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    News Feeds Sun, 14 May 2017 21:54:09 +0000
    MotoGP Plans to Have Electric Motorcycle Racing in 2019 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5472-motogp-plans-to-have-electric-motorcycle-racing-in-2019 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5472-motogp-plans-to-have-electric-motorcycle-racing-in-2019

    MotoGPThe head of Dorna, the company that holds the rights to MotoGP, has confirmed to Motorsport.com Motorsport.com that the racing series will be adding a special class for electric race motorcycles in 2019. 

    Currently, Dorna is working to set up an electric support series for five MotoGPevents in 2019, according to the report from Motorsport.com. READ ON

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      News Feeds Tue, 09 May 2017 19:45:48 +0000
      Would you ride a hybrid motorcycle? https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5467-would-you-ride-a-hybrid-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5467-would-you-ride-a-hybrid-motorcycle

      hybridThink of hybrid technology and you're mind, like mine, probably thinks of cars, specifically boring cars like the Toyota Prius, but a French company think hybrid technology could be used to great effect in motorcycles, and they've designed the concept you see above with that in mind.

      But hybrid technology isn't the only unusual thing this concept has inside its frame, the company also designed the bike to use a rotary engine. READ ON

      • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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      • Lifestyle
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        News Feeds Mon, 08 May 2017 17:02:59 +0000
        Futuristic electric motorcycle modelled off Porsche’s most iconic supercars https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5396-futuristic-electric-motorcycle-modelled-off-porsche-s-most-iconic-supercars https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5396-futuristic-electric-motorcycle-modelled-off-porsche-s-most-iconic-supercars

        Porsche motorcycle A Spanish designer has brought to life his vision of the famed German auto manufacturer's motorbike of the future.

        COULD this be the future of the iconic car maker Porsche? READ ON

        • Electric
        • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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          News Feeds Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:14:03 +0000
          Electric Motorcycles & Scooters Market to hit $55bn by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc. https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5347-electric-motorcycles-scooters-market-to-hit-55bn-by-2024-global-market-insights-inc https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5347-electric-motorcycles-scooters-market-to-hit-55bn-by-2024-global-market-insights-inc

           news feeds icon 150Global Market Insights, Inc. says Electric Motorcycles & Scooters Market size is poised to exceed USD 55 billion by 2024.

          Global consumption is forecast to be over 60 million units by 2024. READ ON

           

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            News Feeds Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:44:45 +0000
            Dorna wants to bring back Electric Motorcycle Racing https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5315-dorna-wants-to-bring-back-electric-motorcycle-racing https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5315-dorna-wants-to-bring-back-electric-motorcycle-racing

            grandstand motogpThe electric motorcycle racing scene has been dead for a few years (except for the Isle of Man’s TT Zero), but Dorna wants to change that.

            Dorna, the owner of MotoGP and World Superbike, says it’s planning to start a new five-round battery bike series, run as a support series for the MotoGP championship. READ ON

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            • Electric
            • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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              bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:40:04 +0000
              Apple iPhone-maker to build Evoke electric motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5309-apple-iphone-maker-to-build-evoke-electric-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5309-apple-iphone-maker-to-build-evoke-electric-motorcycle

              Urban S  (Evoke Motorcycles)Tired of waiting for the rumored Apple iCar? How about an iBike, instead?

              China-based startup Evoke Motorcycles has contracted Apple iPhone supplier Foxconn to manufacture its new battery-powered motorcycle, with plans to ramp up production and enter the U.S. market this summer, Electrek reports. READ ON

              • Motorcycle News & Reviews
              • Electric
              • Technology
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                News Feeds Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:23:24 +0000
                Polaris Working On Electric Indian Motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5275-polaris-working-on-electric-indian-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5275-polaris-working-on-electric-indian-motorcycle

                Indian MotorcyclesPolaris, the parent company of Indian Motorcycle, is reportedly working on an electric motorcycle under the Indian Motorcycle brand name.

                The new electric bike will replace the now discontinued Victory Empulse TT which was scrapped after the Victory brand shut shop earlier this year. READ ON

                • Indian
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                • Motorcycle News & Reviews
                • Technology
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                  News Feeds Fri, 03 Mar 2017 03:08:45 +0000
                  Tesla founders-backed Alta Motors unveils new electric motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5215-tesla-founders-backed-alta-motors-unveils-new-electric-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5215-tesla-founders-backed-alta-motors-unveils-new-electric-motorcycle

                  Alta’s Redshift While not as popular as Zero Motorcycle, Alta Motors is an up-and-coming electric motorcycle manufacturer and it unveiled a new version of its flagship Redshift last week that could broaden their market.

                  Alta’s Redshift was only offered as an all-electric supermoto/motocross, but the latest version of the motorcycle is a new street tracker: Redshift ST. READ ON

                  • Electric
                  • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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                    News Feeds Sun, 29 Jan 2017 18:26:15 +0000
                    Guelph startup goes retro with motorcycle-inspired e-bike https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5198-guelph-startup-goes-retro-with-motorcycle-inspired-e-bike https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5198-guelph-startup-goes-retro-with-motorcycle-inspired-e-bike

                    Tempus bikesGUELPH — With a slick website featuring images of a snazzy electric bike, a pair of young entrepreneurs working out of their apartment have attracted international attention long before their first customers.

                    As Xavier Chan and Ikenna Ofoha built their first prototypes, they were written up by Wired magazine last September in a story with the headline: READ ON

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                      News Feeds Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:01:55 +0000