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post #1 of 9 Old 07-02-2013, 05:02 PM Thread Starter
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Electric Motorcycle Wins Pike's Peak Hill Climb

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post #2 of 9 Old 07-08-2013, 02:02 PM
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its next door to me now and I totally missed the race this year due to my trip north .. I love seeing new rigs win old school races ...thanks for sharing !

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I'm looking forward to the electric Harley Davidson. Finally a quiet bike.

My Kaw Barn - 2004 KLR, 2006 Concours (sold), 1997 Bayou 400.

"It's a friggen motorcycle, it's not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you shit your pants every now and then. "

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I'm looking forward to the electric Harley Davidson. Finally a quiet bike.
being a HD tech I feel HD totally missed the boat ignoring the ADV segment ..

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being a HD tech I feel HD totally missed the boat ignoring the ADV segment ..
Every ride on a Harley is an ADVenture.

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If they made one it would look like this:



But would you trust it to get you off the mountain?

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If they made one it would look like this:
they did make one, was my second bike. this is an internet grab, not mine, mine was orange


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but it wasn't a Harley motor but a rotax engine that why they ran well .. I had one as a kid ...

the other I had saved on my puter been wanting to build a vtwin dual port for a long time ..been waiting on a buell to be wrecked and sold for cheap ..

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