360 DAYS

“I’m here to prove what I’ve done the other 360 days of the year.” – Eva Håkansson Eva and her husband Bill Dubé built an electric sidecar streamliner motorcycle in their garage. The Road Electric followed them to the Bonneville Salt Flats to find out why. Watch the short video “360 DAYS” – exclusive content […]

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Catalan Contender

Industrial engineer Marc Barceló couldn’t find an electric motorcycle he liked. So he decided to build one. Sure, his experience in the technical department at Tramontana (builder and developer of supercars) would come in handy. But even more helpful was the fortuitous nature of his place of birth: Catalonia, home of Spain’s motorcycle industry1. Bultaco, […]

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The Double Wow

Electric scooter. Vintage styling. The double wow. In Barcelona, you can rent an electric scooter that looks like a vintage Vespa. It’s called YUGO. No, this retro-fun scooter isn’t named after a former Communist bloc nation like its defunct automotive cousin. It’s a straight-forward combination of YOU + GO. And yes, you really can GO. […]

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The Arcimoto Paradox

For years, I’ve been following the progress of a company out of Eugene, Oregon that has been developing innovative, affordable, all-electric transportation. That company, Arcimoto, is now taking reservations on their generation 8 SRK vehicle, with an initial price of $11,900. For $100, you can reserve your very own 3-wheeled all-electric vehicle with an open […]

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Rocket Sled

The inspiration for the world’s fastest electric scooter can trace its origins to a singular moment in Brad Baker’s life. After cresting a hill on his cross-country bicycle ride from Virginia to Oregon, while soaking in the beauty of the Teton Mountains for the very first time, he was suddenly overwhelmed by a vision: A […]

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Et Tu Brutus?

References to Julius Caesar end. The story of the world’s most eclectic electric motorcycle brand begins. BIRTHPLACE: Henderson, Nevada. Salivate over these photos from BRUTUS – the V2 Rocket / the V9 / Brutus 2 / Brutus 2 Cafe ABOUT The Road Electric

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