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Return of the Cafe Racers - 2019 Harley Davidson Livewire Specifications

2019 Harley Davidson Livewire Specifications

It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years since Harley Davidson unveiled their Livewire electric motorcycle concept. A lot has changed since then in the world of electric vehicles and with the Livewire itself. Now we’re only 1 month away from the all-electric Hog going on sale to customers in the United…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Current Classic – Tarform Electric Cafe Racer

Current Classic – Tarform Electric Cafe Racer

Earlier this year was a landmark event in the global motorcycle scene. It was the debut of the world’s first all-electric motorcycle exhibition. The aptly named ‘Electric Revolution‘ was held at the Los Angeles Petersen Museum and showcased around two dozen battery powered custom, racing and production motorcycles. What interests me most…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Mighty Machines – Sarolea N60 emotorcycle

Mighty Machines – Sarolea N60 emotorcycle

The Mighty Machines are a team of designers, engineers, software developers and marketers working together to create limited edition products. Since 2017 they’ve been developing their first collaborative release with Belgian electric motorcycle company, Saroléa. Our regular readers will recognise the Saroléa name. They’ve appeared here several times before for obvious reasons.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Sunday Screening – DeBolex Energica Eva

Sunday Screening – DeBolex Energica Eva

Today’s edition of Sunday Screening is brought to you by the chaps at The Bike Shed London. In this film, Ross from BSMC chats with  Calum Pryce-Tidd about the latest project to roll out of the DeBolex Engineering workshop. Built on an Energica Eva electric motorcycle platform the bike was created to…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Bright Sparks – 3 New Electric Motorcycles

Bright Sparks – 3 New Electric Motorcycles

With many of the major car manufacturers now developing electric vehicles it was only a matter of time before motorcycle makers followed suit. The biggest surprise for me is that Harley-Davidson seems to be leading the way. At EICMA 2018 they unveiled an updated, production-ready version of their much anticipated ‘Livewire’, but…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Power Packed – Manx7 Electric Motorcycle

Power Packed – Manx7 Electric Motorcycle

An electric motorcycle with a 330km range and a 25 minute charge time. The game is quickly changing in the world of electric bikes. Thinking back to when Harley unveiled their LiveWire concept in 2014 it had a dismal range of 85km. In just 4 short years battery technology has advanced enough…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Battery Powered Belgian – Sarolea Manx7

Battery Powered Belgian – Sarolea Manx7

In 1850 a Belgian weapons manufacturer by the name of Joseph Saroléa directed his attention toward motorcycle manufacturing. His company hand-built motorcycles that proved their ability by competing in arduous long distance, reliability and hill climb competitions. By the early 1920’s his sons had expanded the business and Saroléa Motorcycle’s future was…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Electrifying – Zero Emission Yamaha Fazer 600

Electrifying – Zero Emission Yamaha Fazer 600

While all of the major car manufacturers have adopted electric motors, motorcycle manufacturers seem to be dragging their heels. Despite there being a global push towards zero emission vehicles and racing events like the Isle of Mann TT offering classes especially for electric bikes (TT Zero), the transition to hybrid or 100%…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - “Juice” Honda CB750 electric Cafe Racer

“Juice” Honda CB750 electric Cafe Racer

Electric motorcycles are here. There’s no denying they’re fast and that the concept is amazingly cool, but I have to say the styling I’ve seen on most electric motorcycles to date hasn’t been my cup of tea. But that’s all about to change. Introducing the world’s first electric Cafe Racer, “Juice” by Ed…

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