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YOU WANT TO
RIDE A MOTORCYCLE

Like an electric car, the farther you can go on an electric motorcycle, the more you get to pay for that privilege. But the equation isn’t purely linear. Harley’s apple isn’t directly comparable to Zero’s orange (based on published specs). But do those technologies make the LiveWire worth another ten grand – brand cache aside? […]

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YOU WANT TO
RIDE A MOTORCYCLE
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THE WORLD
IS NOT TESLA

While manufacturers like TESLA, GM and Nissan have helped propel public awareness of electric vehicles, there is a rich and wonderful diversity of electric transportation to be explored. Here is a quick tour. ELECTRA MECCANICA SOLO The wonderful, affordable, single occupant vehicle from Vancouver, Canada. With two wheels in front and one in the rear, […]

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THE WORLD
IS NOT TESLA

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CES 2019

MONDAY MOTORBIKES at #CES2019. This eye-catching bike is said to offer an exhilarating riding experience crafted for urban environments. But is it what you think? The Thrill of a Motorcycle. The Ease of a Bicycle. Monday has created an electric bicycle with motorcycle sensibilities, flashing a retro-industrial look that attracts attention and inspires conversation. “What […]

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CES 2019

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BAD BOY REBOOT

In BAD BOY, I suggested that Elon Musk was Wall Street’s favorite whipping boy because they consistently make money off of Tesla stock, because it consistently goes up and down (with the help of negative press). I’m not making this up. Elon Musk took his infamous toke on Sept. 6 and lo! – the market […]

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ELECTRIC WOLF

Fenrisúlfr : a monstrous wolf in Norse mythology Fenris : an electric motorcycle company in Copenhagen Jesper Vind built his first motorcycle when he was 8. Or rather, he rebuilt an old 100cc S.C.O. on his grandfather’s farm (it was his grandmother’s bike). “If I could make it run, I could have it.” Jesper has […]

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Southern Oregon

Swan Song

An electric motorcycle built in Southern Oregon? It was the summer of 2009, and my wife and I had stopped at a local Best Buy store in Beaverton, Oregon. On the sidewalk outside was a display of electric bicycles, accompanied by a young Best Buy employee. “Cool,” I said to my wife. “If you think […]

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Swan Song

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What’s The Buzz?

The I.D. BUZZ concept “captures the spirit” of the classic VW bus we all know and love (unless you had to drive one up a long hill). Unlike its 52 horsepower fossil-fueled harbinger, the all-wheel drive I.D. BUZZ concept is rated at 369 hp with acceleration of 0-60 mph in 5.0 seconds (compared to the […]

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