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Freestyle motocrosser Mat Rebeaud takes to the skies on electric power

On an electric bike, the only sound you'll hear is the cows

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Electric Mugen monsters debut at the 44th Tokyo Motorcycle Show

This E.Rex is toothless, but may intimidate through other means.

And reveals a battery-powered dirt bike that presages a path forward with Honda.

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Alta Motors Redshift electric motorcycle is finally ready for $14,995

Alta Motors Redshift time-lapse celebrates first serial delivery.

The Alta Redshift is officially entering serial production, and we celebrate with a time-lapse video and additional details.

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Alta Redshift goes supermoto racing, gets checkers, respect [w/video]

First Delivery Window Announced

We recount a number of firsts for the RedShift SM electric motorcycle from Alta Motors. First races, first wins, and first announcement of customer deliveries.

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Pro racer makes Alta Motors RedShift look fast, production ready

Electric Motocross Bike Almost Ready To Throwdown

Motocross racer Kevin Butler rides the electric Alta RedShift and tells us what he likes about it. We also get an update from Alta CEO Marc Fenigstein.

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BRD 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

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KTM officially launches battery-powered Freeride E [w/video]

Only In Europe, For Now

It's official. KTM will be the first legacy brand to sell an electric motorcycle to the public. The Freeride E, a motocross-flavored machine available in both off-road (E-SX) and street (E-XC) versions, will be found at European dealers in just a few short weeks. As with so many cool things, don't look for it to come to the US any time soon.

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We 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

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FIM announces 'first ever' electric motocross race, E-MX, forgets own previous event

Institutional memory can be a funny thing. Sometimes short, sometimes selective, it always makes us wonder just how much effort was put in looking backwards before sending out press releases trumpeting a "first ever" product or event.

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Hollywood EMX bringing more than just electric motocross experience to Vegas

Hollywood Electrics is coming to Vegas, baby! What started as a retail outlet for electric bicycles and motorcycles in Hollywood, California is crossing borders and boundaries with the opening of Hollywood EMX: an electric motocross-centered entertainment complex located in Las Vegas, just off the world-famous strip.

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EV Drive offers up monster e-Moto-CRF250R for pre-order

If you've been itching for an electric motocross bike with performance to crush competitors, we've got an interesting package for you to check out. EVDrive, the folks responsible for the range-extended drivetrain in the Gitano from Michel Motorsports, have plans to produce what they are calling the e-Moto-CRF250R. This will be a much-impro

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Charge On with the new 2012 lineup from Zero Motorcycles

The 69th Milan International Motorcycle Show (EICMA) is now officially underway and the first order of business for electric motorcycle enthusiasts is the reveal of the 2012 line up from Zero Motorcycles. If you were hoping for better looks, better performance and better range from each and every model, you got it. Big time.

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BRD 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.

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Zen 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.

BrammoParx brings branding to electric motocross rent-and-ride, will come Stateside

With the decision by Brammo to get into the dirtier (yet clean!) side of motorcycling with its Engage and Encite line up came the question of how to effectively expand existing electric motocross markets and build new ones. Rather than steal a page from Quantya, Domenick Yoney

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BRD 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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