Day: September 2, 2021

Zero Motorcycles Launches Limited-Edition Quickstrike Package

Cycle News Staff | September 1, 2021

Zero Motorcycles  has released a limited-edition race-inspired parts & accessory kit for the Zero SR/F model. Limited to 100 individually numbered packages, the components in the Quickstrike kit were inspired by Zero’s effort up the 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with Cory West.

Zero Motorcycles Limited-Edition Quickstrike Package

Here is the complete press release from Zero Motorcycles…

Photos Courtesy of Zero Motorcycles

Santa Cruz, CA (September 1, 2021) – Zero Motorcycles, the worldwide leader in electric motorcycles and powertrains, today launched the extremely limited Quickstrike Accessory Package for SR/F electric motorcycles. In the rarest release quantities ever seen from the electric-motorcycle manufacturer, only 100 of the individually numbered accessory sets will be released globally. Zero has upped the ante in the body-aesthetic stakes by equipping these already head-turning bikes with race-inspired components and parts.

Zero Motorcycles Limited-Edition Quickstrike Package

“When Zero launched the transformational SR/F, the entire market shifted,” said Chris Metcalfe,

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LAPD motorcycle officer suffers major injuries in crash on 210 Freeway

A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer suffered major injuries after he was in a crash involving two Ford pickup trucks on the 210 Freeway in Baldwin Park Wednesday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.

According to the CHP, Officer Jeremy Hollings was on his way to work on the westbound 210 Freeway riding a 2015 LAPD BMW motorcycle between the HOV and No. 1 lane. Charles Lange, 43, of Alta Loma, was driving a 2013 Ford F-250 near Hollings as well as Jose Rodriguez, 41, of Moreno Valley. Rodriguez was driving a 2018 Ford F-250.

Lange was traveling ahead of Hollings in the No. 1 lane and Rodriguez was driving in the HOV lane behind Officer Hollings.

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2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally generates $1.75 million in tax revenue | Local


Traffic backs up at a stoplight on Lazelle Street in Sturgis during the 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

The 2021 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally tax collections are currently at $1.75 million, according to a news release from the Department of Revenue.

“The revenue sum from temporary vendors in the Black Hills is a 34% increase compared to 2020,” the release states. “The state sales tax accounted for the majority of the collections with $1,038,561. At this time last year, the department collected $785,251 in state sales tax. The department’s 2021 collections also include $334,661 in the state tourism tax and $422,484 in municipal taxes.”

At this time in 2019, tax collections totaled $1.2 million with $733,312 of that amount coming from state sales tax collections. In 2015, the tax revenue from the rally totaled $2.4 million. 

The number of temporary vendors this year

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