Tag Archive for Electric bikes

Zero Motorcycles

2017 Zero SR Review | First Ride

Es are good. Unlike The Shamen’s 1992 smash hit, I’m not claiming ecstasy pills are good. No, I’m talking electric bikes, having recently sampled Zero’s SR at a cosy little press gathering in Surrey. Celebrating 11 years of existence and a resurgence in the UK with new dealers, Zero has gone from making flimsy off-road e-bikes to offering a fleet… Read more →

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KTM Freeride E Review

You don’t realise just how much rear brake is used when off-roading, until there isn’t one. That’s what was going through my mind as I hurtled towards a fence out of control on the KTM Freeride E-SX, legs flailing, right foot reaching for the absent lever, with a little nugget of poo threatening to escape. You see, being a clutchless… Read more →

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Some Es are Good…

Is electric power really the future? EU suits and tree-hugging activists across the globe have been trying to ensure the transition happens a lot sooner, with manufacturers also attempting to look like they’re making the effort to save the planet in prototype form or token showcase models. Having sampled several ‘E’ bikes over the years, nothing has come close to… Read more →