Imagine you’re driving down Interstate 5, about 20 minutes south of downtown Portland, Ore. As you approach the suburb of Wilsonville, you catch a glimpse of a former car dealership, which has four classic NASCAR racecars mounted to the wall. You may be a car nut, but you’re not crazy. It’s real.
The California-based electric motorcycle company Zero Motorcycles made impressive headlines recently. In 2014, the company finished with record sales and is planning to do it again in 2015. They’ve also released new improvements on their 2015 models. This includes Showa suspension, Bosch anti-lock brakes, Pirelli tires, and a new improved interface. More about the new Zero Motorcycles can be read here.
Every day, one can see that times are changing. Real-time communication is becoming easier and more convenient, Google put its first self-driven car on the road, and electric vehicles are gaining in popularity. California-based electric motorcycle company, Zero Motorcycles, is making headway in the North America and European market place. In 2014, the company broke […]
One giveaway I’m from the south is my love for football. As a diehard fan and season ticket holder, I would get grumpy on Sundays when my team, the New Orleans Saints, was losing a game. There were things that cheered me up though: beer, camaraderie, music playing in the background, and the Saints cheerleaders […]
In the fall of 2013, I low-sided my motorcycle (twice) in the same corner at Thunderhill Raceway. What hurt the most from that was my confidence, and I immediately went into hurt puppy mode. This incident is what ultimately landed me to work with Ken Hill as well as do as many track days possible this entire year. Yes, part of the overall goal was to get back in it and start road racing…
Harley Davidson made an electric motorcycle? One doesn’t equate the all American machine with anything electric, but that’s exactly what they designed with the idea of allowing motorcycle riders test ride and then provide feedback. Harley named the experiment the “Project LiveWire Experience Tour.”
Willows is a small Northern California town with a population of about 6,000, and it’s one of my favorite cities in the US. Why? This small town is home to one of my favorite racetracks: Thunderhill Raceway Park. This 2.86 miles of track composed of 15 turns is considered a fast track with a few […]