electric bikes

  • Time to change? A First Ride with surprising results

    Time to change? A First Ride with surprising results

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    Can you teach an old dog new tricks? We’re told not. But if you can convince an ex-racer with a penchant for petrol, who’s only ever ridden sportbikes, that there’s a load of fun to be had on electric off-roaders, anything’s possible. WORDS: Andy Bell PHOTOS: Motocom / Surron UK I’m not an off-road rider.…

  • Electric Motorcycles: Safer batteries, faster charging, longer range?

    Electric Motorcycles: Safer batteries, faster charging, longer range?

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    There’s much talk today about Electric motorcycles.  They are swiftly gaining popularity as the world transitions towards more sustainable and eco-friendly forms of transportation. One prominent player in this arena is T&D, a leading Chinese company renowned for producing cutting-edge electric powertrains for motorcycles. All T&D electric motorcycle powertrains consist of five key components: battery,…

  • Exciting Updates to Apollo’s RFN Electric Bike Range

    Exciting Updates to Apollo’s RFN Electric Bike Range

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    Now, these are very cool bits of kit. We’ve ridden the off-road version recently and had an absolute blast on it. The RFN Rally Pro has received an excellent response. Urban Moto Ltd, the exclusive distributor of Apollo’s RFN in the UK, is thrilled to announce the launch of two new bikes to the RFN…

  • Energica’s Big Plans…

    Energica’s Big Plans…

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    Electric brand Energica has some properly big plans for the future, with five new models based around the recently introduced Experia adventure bike pipped for production before the end of 2027. Speaking at the Intermot show, Energica’s sales director Giacomo Leone said: “This is the first bike of a range that we will develop based…

  • Cutting carbon footprints with… cake…

    Cutting carbon footprints with… cake…

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    While this isn’t strictly battery-powered news, the story is centred around one of the coolest electric manufacturers in the game: Cake. The Swedish e-bike firm is looking at replacing plastic parts with paper as part of its quest to reduce its impact of the environment. Paper in place of plastic? Sounds ridiculous, right? But it’s…

  • MCIA challenges government petrol and diesel ban plans

    MCIA challenges government petrol and diesel ban plans

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    The Motorcycle Industry Association has published a new document entitled The Journey to a Brighter Destination, which outlines the reasons why motorcycles and scooters should not be included in the ban on petrol and diesel cars and vans, which is set to be introduced in 2030. It’s still not exactly clear what the plan is…

  • Damon Motors introduces 200hp ‘HyperFighter’

    Damon Motors introduces 200hp ‘HyperFighter’

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    The Canadian motorcycle manufacturer has just announced it’ll be producing a new high performance, high-tech streetfighter style electric motorcycle at the 2022 CES electronics show – and it’s called the HyperFighter. Built from the bones of Damon Motors’ existing HyperSport model which was announced two years ago, the HyperFighter essentially will be a stripped-back model…

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