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Top 10 Modern Classics
History will look kindly on these bikes
1. Brammo Empulse
Yes, folks, whether you like it or not, the electric bike movement is here to stay, and the Brammo Empulse is the first production electric bike to really gain legitimacy amongst the petrol heads among us. With its sporty suspension, Brembo brakes (on the R model) and power rivaling a 650cc Twin, we found ourselves embarrassing lesser riders on traditional sportbikes in the canyons.
Range anxiety is a common concern when discussing e-bikes, but with proper planning, a full day’s ride can be achieved through choice stops at charging stations throughout the country. Nonetheless, a collector with bottomless pockets likely won’t mind the Empulse’s shortcomings. If that’s you, and you want to own a piece of e-bike history, grab one of these.