Motorcycles

Tarform begins delivering its slick-looking US-built electric motorcycles

Brooklyn, New York-based Tarform Motorcycles began sketching out designs for its slick-looking electric motorcycles almost five years ago. Despite pandemic-related setbacks that delayed production, the company is now beginning deliveries of its first electric motorcycles.

These aren’t just any run-of-the-mill bikes though.

Unlike many of the electric motorcycles we see today that take on a more conventional design intended to please the widest audience, Tarform focused on a more bespoke, hand-made direction from the beginning.

It wasn’t an easy task, and the pandemic sure didn’t help. But as the company explained, those long nights (and years) were worth it as Tarform finally begins its deliveries:

“Thousands of design and engineering hours later, pushing boundaries around technology and sustainability, as well as navigating around unpredictable challenges due to Covid and disruptions in the supply chain, we are bringing the Tarform motorcycle to market!”

The first two models unveiled were Tarform’s Luna

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5 BMW Motorcycles You Can Likely Afford

The first BMW Motorrad model rolled off the production line in 1923, kicking off decades of new, increasingly sleek motorcycles. Over these decades, BMW has made a strong foothold in the market with high-quality bikes for every kind of enthusiast – be it a sports bike lover, roadster fanatic, an adventure biker, or touring motorcycle aficionado.

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Bikes like the M 1000 RR or K 1600 B can make any motorhead go weak in the knees, but their base costs at $32,495 and $22,545, respectively, make them something not everyone can afford. The German automaker has some models that are far more affordable, though, giving just about any rider the chance to own a BMW motorcycle. Here are the five most affordable and time-tested BMW bikes that’ll ignite your lust for speed, yet (probably) still be within your budget.

BMW G 310 R – Roadster bike

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Damon Unveils Electrifying HyperFighter Family of Motorcycles at CES


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LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Damon Motors today officially unveiled the newest edition to its family of motorcycles: HyperFighter, a raw, muscular-silhouetted, electrifying streetfighter motorcycle built for a new generation of urban riders. The company introduced the HyperFighter Colossus motorcycle, as well as a future model, HyperFighter Unlimited, available in two power options. The HyperFighter is derived from Damon’s first multi-award-winning bike, HyperSport, and is built upon the company’s groundbreaking HyperDrive™ technology. HyperDrive is the world’s first monocoque-constructed, 100 percent electric, multi-variant powertrain; which also received a CES 2022 Innovation Award. To see more of HyperFighter, watch this video.

“Forget what you know about traditional streetfighters. Just as HyperSport has done to the sportbike segment, the HyperFighter stands to disrupt the streetfighter category with groundbreaking technology not found on any other bikes,” said Jay Giraud, co-founder & CEO, Damon Motors. “The HyperFighter is a stripped-down demon of a bike that

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Husqvarna’s electric motorcycles could be built in this new Bajaj factory

Indian two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj commands a healthy share of the vast local scooter and motorcycle market. Now the company is building a massive new factory for the production of electric two-wheelers, and that could mean big news for Europe’s electric scooters and motorcycles as well.

Bajaj announced that its new production facility would be solely for the production of electric vehicles, and it is putting US $40 million into its production. Expected to be ready by June 2022, the new facility will span over 11 acres (approximately 50,000 square meters).

Bajaj expects that it will be able to produce around 500,000 electric scooters per year – the company has its own electric scooters such as the Chetak, but it has also partnered with Husqvarna.

The Husqvarna Vektorr electric scooter concept was reportedly developed alongside the Bajaj Chetak within the partnership framework between the two companies.

Designed for the urban market

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