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Brammo To Make Electric Bikes With Clutches And Gears [VIDEO]

Just because it's electric doesn't mean you can't row your own. Brammo, maker of electric bikes, just announced four new concept bikes that incorporate a 6-speed transmission to improve performance and efficiency (range).

Brammo attracts $12.5 million in investment, millions in pre-orders

2011 Brammo Empulse – Click above for high-res image gallery

Brammo partners with Flextronics to begin march toward global domination

How does a company grow from being a small outfit in Ashland, Oregon with a product line consisting of a single electric motorcycle to becoming a world-dominating tour de force with an impressive range of machines and volume-manufacturing capability on four continents? If you're Brammo, you partner with Flextronics. This multi-billion dollar electronics manufacturer with a presence in 30 coun

Brammo EmpulseRR looks pretty racy, doesn't race. Yet.

Brammo Empulse officially unveiled – Click above to watch video after the jump

FIM e-Power Laguna Seca line up announced

The third installment of the Federation Internationale De Motocyclisme (FIM) e-Power road racing series arrives this weekend at Laguna Seca with the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. The starting grid is only about eleven deep – there were hopes for a field of 15 – but it promises to be more entertaining than the first e-Po

Evangelist of the Year award makes brammofan a Brammo Man

Have you ever stumbled across a product you liked so much that you became something of a fanboy/girl, even though you couldn't quite justify getting one for yourself? Such is the predicament Harry Mallin found himself in after stumbling upon the Brammo Enertia on the internet one day.

HHI's Volta 102 - rockers vs. mods goes electric

Say you're in the market for an electric motorcycle but you don't like the modern styling of a Zero S or a Brammo Enertia. Or maybe you do, but some jerk who works in your office already has one. Well, now you can get a modern electric bike that looks like anything but. Check out custom bike designer James

TTXGP alumni mostly absent at Infineon as first U.S. race line-up announced

The TTXGP begins its first weekend of electric motorcycle road racing on American soil at Infineon Raceway the 14th of May and the starting line-up features big surprises both by inclusion and absentia. The two biggest bombshells have to be the no-shows of Isle of Man alumni Brammo and Domenick Yoney

Onstar, Nano and Enertia win 2010 Edison awards [w/video]

The 2010 Edison awards were announced last week and General Motors, Tata and Brammo were all winners for transportation related innovations. GM received a silver Edison award for one of the most useful new features added to its Onstar telematics system last year: the stolen vehicle slowdown th

Brammo Enertia going kung fu fighting?

The Brammo Enertia has attempted a few things no other electric motorcycle ever has. It's turned the traditional sales model on its head by way of gaining distribution through the electronics retailer Best Buy rather than motorcycle shops. It's gone on a lengthy road trip in a quest to reach Domenick Yoney

An adventurer and his Brammo Enertia

Just because an electric bicycle gives off zero tailpipe emissions and does its part to save the planet doesn't mean it's going to protect the rider. A friend of a Wired reporter recently bought a Brammo Enertia ebike in Oregon and began a cross-country trip back to Atlanta. The rider, Nathan Abbott, knew that it would be a tough ride – the bike's range is a paltry 40 miles and the

Brammo cuts Enertia price to $7,995

Brian Wismann on the Brammo Enertia - click above for high-res image gallery

Mission (sorta) Accomplished: Shocking Barack Tour ends [w/VIDEO]

After retracing the Detroit-to-DC bailout-begging route taken earlier this year by auto execs, two intrepid souls dispatched by electric motorcycle maker Brammo have finally successfully accomplished their "Shocking Barack" mission. Sort of. While the dream of personally presenting the POTUS on the White House lawn with a slightly used Domenick Yoney

Electric motorcycle revolution means business not-as-usual

Looking back, 2009 may be seen as the year that electric motorcycles began their rise to market dominance. If that is to happen, the start-ups in that sector will have to be successful in the execution of their various business models. What they are trying to do with the motorized two-wheeler is more revolutionary then evolutionary and so their approach to the market must be distinct, perhaps diametric to that of the companies that currently occupy the landscape. In a series of articles at

VIDEO: Brammo rides Detroit to Washington, 40 miles at a time

Brian Wismann on the Brammo Enertia - Click above for high-res image gallery

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