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The 7 Best Electric Motorcycles You Can Buy in 2020

You knew this one was coming, didn’t you? All the signs were there. It’s getting dark pretty early, and the air is getting colder. For many, it’s time to put their bikes up for the season. For others, further south, it’s finally cool enough to start putting serious miles on them again. For nearly all motorcyclists, however, the winter is special for another reason: the new bikes are out! With new bikes come new lists. As such, it’s time for Enrg.io to put together our annual list of the best fuel efficient motorcycles the best electric motorcycles you can buy this year! That’s right, gang– after years of doing similar lists like this praising 100 MPG scooters and 60 MPG cruisers, there are finally enough kick-a** electric motorcycles on the market to make (what I th...

State of the Art 2020: Electric Motorcycle Racing

The inaugural season of MotoE just wrapped up a few weeks ago in Valencia, Spain, with the aptly-named Italian Matteo Ferrari taking the widely celebrated first-ever championship in the history of this all-electric racing series. It so very nearly wasn’t so, however– and as such, in this week of Thanksgiving, it seemed like a good time to look back at the state of electric motorcycling in 2019, and take some time, too, to look ahead to 2020 and see what might be looking forward to next year. So with that, here it is: the state of the art of electric motorcycle racing in 2019. 2019 MotoE Season Recap Remember that? The very first season of big-time electric motorcycle racing almost didn’t happen at all due to a massive fire that broke out the series’ pre-season test ...

Brandon Nozaki Miller to Attempt Electric Iron Butt

Longtime friend of (and sometimes contributor to) Gas2, Brandon “the Electric Cowboy” Nozaki Miller is attempting to ride his motorcycle 1,000 miles in less than twenty four hours. It’s often called “the Iron Butt challenge” in the motorcycling world, and it’s a daunting challenge– even on a road sofa. Brandon likes to make things even harder than they need to be, apparently, which he’s going to attempt a 100% ELECTRIC Iron Butt challenge. (Kinda.) It’s important to note here that, unlike Brandon’s 2012 world-record run where he topped 100MPH at Bonneville, this one won’t be a “world’s first”. That honor goes to Terry Hershner, who successfully did an Iron Butt run on a Zero S in 2014 that was fitted with s...