Josh Hill shares his opinion on the Stark Varg (electric MX bike) on Swapmoto Live. Skip to the 30-minute mark. Will it be competitive?
by: Mark Kariya
Development of electric-powered dirt bikes has skewed toward models aimed at youth riders with barely a handful being full-size competition machines.Part of that has to be driven by economics as smaller bikes don’t require as much raw material. Part might be that kids aren’t...
by Mark Tilley
Electric powered 2-wheeled machines seem to be all the rage lately. Honda has just announced a brand new youth focused machine the CRF-E2. The Greenger Powersports produced unit will be available exclusively through American Honda Powersports dealers later this year. The...
This is a great time for Motocross / Off-Road. Electric bikes will open up many opportunities; how about indoor tracks? In town, no noise and no exhaust / huge exhaust systems required. Abandoned factories, retail buildings / malls. The sky is the limit.
We can't ignore the future of our sport and its battery powered. There wasn't a big 'ol smile on my face as I typed that.
It's a when not if thing. My first reaction to this realization has been colored with my grumpy old-school mentality that will still engage in a heated 2T vs 4T rant from...
So what do YOU think?
74.6 Miles Range
4.02 sec 0-30mph
45 degree incline
184.3 ft-lbs torque
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How many years before electric bikes dominate the off-road / dirt bike world? I remember when 4-strokes made their comeback. "Too heavy, too complicated, too fiddly; they'll never replace the 2-Stroke". But. Everyone loved the linear, "electric" power delivery. The 2001 YZ250F was the most fun...
If Tony Stark made a dirt bike.
Up to 6 Hours run time (1+ hours pinned with a pro-level rider onboard)
1-2 hours for a full charge
On-board display (using a custom, removable smart phone)
Everything changes starting September 2022
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