You may remember that Editor-in-Chief Kevin Duke traveled to Italy to ride the Engerica Ego in September. Here at EICMA, CTO of Energica, Giampiero Testoni, shares information about the Ego’s progress towards production. Visit EnergicaSuperbike.com The electric sportbike has moved beyond prototyping and into preproduction with the manufactured parts that will actually be used when […]
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.