Last night, under the cover of darkness, an alien silhouette eased its way off the Santa Monica pier towards a long, but relatively quick, journey. The main clue as to the identity of this unfamiliar craft was the broad, easy smile of its pilot: one Terry Hershner, he of Guinness World Records fame.
Looks like 3rd of June will be a red-letter day for electric motorcycles. Not only are we to have our hearts unbroken by Mission Motors, but it is also the exact same day that another of our two-wheeled favorites will ride into the spotlight. Moto Electra Racing has announced it will begin a journey from coast to coast with its Norton-styled retro-electro machine in a bid to make the record books for the quickest continental crossing by an electric vehicle.