The Shorai is significantly smaller and lighter than a standard lead acid battery

The Shorai is significantly smaller and lighter than a standard lead acid battery

John Milbank takes a look at the lithium motorcycle battery to find out how well it really works…

 

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For racers, weight is critical. Every part of a motorcycle that can be made lighter will be machined, trimmed and shaved in order to eek out those critical fractions of a second. Traditional lead acid batteries are very heavy, which is why many competitors are turning to lithium power sources.

 

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