The 2013 Brammo Empulse R is being recalled because a high-current electrical cable may not have been properly installed According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a high-current cable connected to the Brammo Empulse R’s motor controller may not be properly aligned. As the diagrams below show, the cable’s flag terminal […]
An In-Depth Look At The Brammo Empulse + Video
The Brammo Empulse is a technological wonder in the electric motorcycle world. With over 100 years of development, we’re largely familiar with how an internal combustion engine works. But if you’ve been wondering how an e-bike converts electricity into wheel-spinning power, Brian Wismann is here to show you.
In this video, Wismann goes over the critical elements of the Brammo Empulse with this cutaway model shown at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013. He dissects the entire bike, explaining terms like battery cells, electric motors, motor controllers, and more, to give you an idea of just how different e-bikes are compared to their gas counterparts.