For the adventurous electric motorbike rider, there is a vast array of choices from which to choose. Some are created for fun and style while others provide comfort and efficiency so you can make the most out of your day on two wheels.
When selecting an electric motorcycle, range is one of the most essential factors to take into account. For many adventure riders, having the capacity to venture far from home is essential.
1. Super Soco TC
The Super Soco TC is an impressive electric motorbike that seamlessly blends classic British cafe racer styling with cutting-edge technology. A joint development between Bosch and Panasonic, its high energy density lithium batteries give it more running time than other similar models of this class.
With its 3kw maximum power and eco-conscious ride, it’s no wonder why the TC is the best selling electric motorcycle worldwide. Not only does it help reduce your carbon footprint, but you save money on fuel, oil changes and tax as well.
The TC is available in four colours with spoke or alloy wheels and features a smart soft-pack battery that can be removed and charged using an included plug for convenient transport. While not cheap, this electric motorcycle may be worth investigating if you’re searching for an economical yet environmentally friendly way of getting around.
2. Brutus V9
Brutus V9 is one of the top electric motorbikes on the market and it comes from a brand renowned for its classic looks. Built for touring, this bike features footpegs and other features to make riding more comfortable.
It boasts 125 horsepower and 227 ft-lb of torque, giving it the capacity to go up to 115 miles per hour. What’s more, this 784-pound bike can travel up to 280 miles on a single charge – truly remarkable!
Brutus electric motorcycles come in three styles; V9 cruiser, Brutus 2 and Brutus 2. All have modern features hidden beneath recognizable bodywork that sets them apart from competitors.
3. Johammer J1 200
The Johammer J1 200 is an avant-garde electric motorcycle ideal for urbanists. Streamline styling adds to this electric motorbike’s unique take on traditional motorcycling, providing it with a modern touch.
The J1 features an innovative hub-center steering and suspension setup, as well as some impressive features like a rear wheel mounted controller and motor.
However, one of the most impressive features of this bike is its battery range – 8.3 kWh capacity provides enough energy for 125 miles on-the-go!
Choose the 12.7 kWh option for more than 200 kms of range on a single charge. These battery packs are developed exclusively in-house – an important consideration when selecting an electric motorcycle – and they’re guaranteed to have a service life of at least four years.
4. Curtiss One
The Curtiss One is an electric motorbike that exudes luxury. It boasts a counter-rotating Axial Flux YASA P400 electric motor with 110 horsepower and 145 pound feet of torque.
The motor transmits power directly onto the road via Gates belt, without any unnecessary gears or cogs. Plus, there are four ride modes for customized power delivery as well as fast charging – up to 80 percent in two hours or less!
It is powered by an 8.8kWh battery, providing it with a range of 120 miles for urban riding and 70 on open road rides. Plus, its futuristic design ensures it will be ready to go when the next generation of electric bikes arrive.
CEO Chambers created the bike with lead designer J T Nesbitt and design engineer Vinay Valleru, with an aim of satisfying customers rather than maximising profits. Their philosophy is simple: make a motorcycle that satisfies customers in every way possible.