Electric motorcycle startup receives $27 million to boost production

As the electric motorcycle market grows increasingly crowded, California-based Alta Motors aims to kick up production and distribution with the help of $27 million in new funding.

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Alta’s Redshift Motocross and Supermoto models are powered by a custom “Alta Pack” lithium-ion battery. According to the manufacturer, it is the smallest and most energy dense battery pack in the transportation industry.

The street-legal Supermoto is described as “the ultimate urban commuter,” with a combined city and highway range of 50 miles and top speed of 80 mph. Continue reading “Electric motorcycle startup receives $27 million to boost production”

Make the most of your summer – don’t miss these Ohio motorcycle events!

There’s no better way to enjoy beautiful summer weather than to grab your bike and head out to one of Ohio’s many motorcycle events with a few buddies. Whether you’re into vintage motorcycles or stunt riding, this year’s schedule is packed with endless opportunities to make the most of riding season.  Continue reading “Make the most of your summer – don’t miss these Ohio motorcycle events!”

Don’t miss your chance to score discounted tickets to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days!

 Vintage Motorcycle DaysAmerican Motorcyclist Association’s annual Vintage Motorcycle Days returns to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this July. Dubbed “vintage motorcycling’s biggest bash,” the event attracts tens of thousands of riders and enthusiasts to Lexington, Ohio, each year. The festival is family friendly, and kids 12 and under receive free admission. Continue reading “Don’t miss your chance to score discounted tickets to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days!”

How to Make Yourself More Visible on the Road

How many times has a driver swerved into your lane or come dangerously close to running your bike off the road? If you’re like most motorcyclists, you’re always ready to react to a distracted driver or a motorist who forgot to check their blind spot. While this is unfortunately an unavoidable part of the riding experience, there are many things you can do to catch the eye of other motorists and avoid potentially dangerous situations.

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