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1Watch Alta RedShift perform on the track, pose for our camera

Electric Motorcycle Speeds Around Dirt, Asphalt Tracks

If you've read our post about the newly revealed RedShift from newly renamed Alta Motors, you might have gotten the sense that some of us here at AutoblogGreen are a bit taken with this bike(s) – it comes in both motocross and supermoto flavors. If so, you'd be correct. So taken, in fact, that one of us spent some eight hours driving to the AIMExpo in Orlando, FL and back, to have a first-hand look. To be fair, there were some other electric motorcycles we hoped to see in the metal, and pe

3BRD rebrands as Alta Motors, reveals new RedShift electric motocross bike

If you're wandering through the maze of booths this weekend at the 2014 AIMExpo in Orlando looking for the BRD display to check out the newly-revealed, production versions of its RedShift electric motocross and supermoto bikes, a warning. You might find yourself turning in circles, looking skyward for the numbered sign that the show guide gives as the proper location, and in doing so, resemble someone deep in their cups or, possibly, missing an ace and a pair of jacks. In fact, a security office

9We go inside BRD Motorcycles for more on the RedShift

Yes, They Are Still Building An Awesome Electric Supermoto

The Internet address of BRD Motorcycles is faster-faster.com, and while the expression also serves the startup as a motto, its would-be customers repeat it like a mantra. You see, they've been waiting for the company's first production bikes to be delivered for some time now – it's been three years since its RedShift supermoto was first unveiled and the original plan was to start shipping in 2012. No doubt they'd like the outfit to speed things up, but should they worry about the company s

9Tesla co-founder Eberhard joins electric motorcycle maker BRD's board

Tesla Motors co-founder Martin Eberhard has apparently brought down his electric powertrain expertise from four wheels to two, as the former Tesla CEO has joined the advisory board of San Francisco-based electric-motorcycle maker BRD Motorcycles, Wired reports.

4BRD RedShift SM hoons San Francisco, MX reveal coming

Since revealing the RedShift SM electric supermoto last August, the BRD boys have been keeping busy going about the business of commercializing a great idea. Building and presenting a ground-breaking prototype is one thing. Working out all the bugs and putting in neat rows the ducks necessary to build and sell a fully developed product is quite another. Still, much progress has been made and the company is about to unveil its 2013 RedShift MX – an off-road configuration of the RedShift pla

7BRD Redshift gets price tag, now available for pre-order

When BRD launched its RedShift electric motorcycle back in August, it didn't mention the price or when someone could actually order one. Apparently, the company wanted to first be sure that the bike could best its performance benchmark – a top-end 250cc four-stroke race machine.

7Zen and the art of building the BRD Redshift

Having a tough day? Stressed and not sure you can finish what you need to get done? Here, maybe this will help. A brief cinematic interlude as therapy, featuring folks following their hearts and taking that first step on the green vehicle start-up highway.

18BRD Motorcycles RedShift supermoto catches our eye, performance promise takes our breath

The expansion of the electric motorcycle universe is accelerating and the resultant RedShift is a brilliant supermoto from BRD Motorcycles. Beautiful with its two-piece aluminum monocoque chassis in natural and blue finish, and contrasted by an exposed battery pack in orange, the pre-production prototype of the street version was revealed last night at an unveiling at the Dainese D-Store in San Francisco.

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