Connect With Us!

2013 Zero S Road Test

2013 Zero S action

Mark Tuttle
January 3, 2014

Riding on 17-inch wheels with a scant 55.4 inches between the axles, the Zero S is a compact package that weighs just 392 pounds. Hey, now we’re talking! The last time we tested Zero Motorcycle’s pure-street electric motorcycle, the Zero S (Rider, September 2011), we could only squeeze about 30 miles... Read more »

The Last Vetter Fairing

Craig Vetter (left) and Terry Hershner (right) on their respective Vetter-designed streamliners.

Ken Bingenheimer
December 20, 2013

Craig Vetter (left) and Terry Hershner (right) on their respective Vetter-designed streamliners. Thirty years ago Craig Vetter inspired motorcycle tinkerers to devise bikes that could go more than 400 miles on one gallon of gas, but almost no one cared. After running his Craig Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge... Read more »

2014 Zero Motorcycles First Look Review

Greg Drevenstedt
November 6, 2013

2014 Zero Motorcycles: (left to right) Zero DS, Zero S, Zero SR In a very short time, Zero Motorcycles has come a long way. When we first tested a Zero S—the company’s “streetfighter” model, which was sold alongside the DS (dual-sport), XU (“urban crosser”) and X/MX (off-road) models—in... Read more »

Moto-Electra Sets Coast-to-Coast Record

The Moto-Electra team.

Press Release
June 18, 2013

Moto-Electra LLC set a coast-to-coast world record for electric vehicles by crossing the United States in 3.5 days (84.5 hours).  There was no battery swapping, and the vehicle made the entire trip under its own power. This record was established using the same standard motorcycle design used... Read more »

Zero Motorcycles Launches New Accessories and Apparel Line

Zero Top Box and Rack Kit, designed by Givi.

Press Release
June 18, 2013

Zero Motorcycles, a leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced an all-new line-up of accessories and apparel. Designed to meet the needs of Zero’s electric rider base, Zero is offering new accessories from premium lockable hard case luggage to heated grips and seats. The accessories... Read more »

Moto-Electra Racing to Attempt Coast-to-Coast Record for Electric Vehicles

Moto-Electra Electric Motorcycle

Rider Magazine
May 26, 2013

Moto-Electra recently announced that is set to challenge the world record for electric vehicles in a cross-continent ride that is planned to cover 2,500 miles in just three days. The event will begin on the beach of Jacksonville, FL, at dawn on June 3rd, 2013. Communications and media support will be... Read more »

Zero Motorcycles Announces New 2013 Zero MMX Military Motorcycle

2013 Zero MMX Military Motorcycle

Rider Magazine Staff
May 8, 2013

Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced the arrival of its all-new 2013 Zero MMX military motorcycle. The MMX was developed exclusively for military use in the U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) and provides Special Operations riders with unique tactical advantages... Read more »

Zero Motorcycles Launches ‘Cash for Carbon’ Bonus for Gas-Powered Motorcycle Trade-Ins

Zero-Motorcycles

Press Release
January 15, 2013

Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, has launched an all-new promotional program to support their highly popular 2012 model line. “Cash for Carbon” is designed as a consumer trade-in bonus, with $2,500 in additional trade value on top of whatever amount the dealer... Read more »

Zero Motorcycles Delivers 2013 Model Line with Double the Horsepower

2013 Zero S

Rider Magazine Staff
December 13, 2012

Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced its 2013 model line which features an average power increase of 99 percent and the world’s longest-range production electric motorcycle: the Zero S, capable of 137 miles in the city. Zero designed a new Z-Force motor... Read more »

Electric Scooter in the Works as smart Joins Forces with Vectrix

SMART LOGO 2003

Rider Magazine Staff
November 29, 2012

By cooperating with the two-wheeler specialist Vectrix, smart is expanding its portfolio of electrically driven vehicles designed for urban traffic In addition to the smart electric drive and the smart ebike, in 2014 the smart scooter will be launched on the market. With the introduction of a zero-local... Read more »

Next Page »

Name:

Address:

City:

State:

ZIP: