He posted it up on my Facebook page, so I am making the assumption he is trying to spread the word on his latest blog post.
Here it is, enjoy:
Riding Lightning – What’s it like?
I am often asked, “What is it like to ride an Electric Superbike?” The closest comparison I can give is to that of riding a gas bike. Well, sort of. The same throttle twist makes the bike go, just as a brake squeeze makes it stop. You chop the throttle and there is engine braking (regenerative of course) just like its gas counterpart. However, there is no transmission, only a 10,000 RMP power band that is butter smooth and incredibly easy to modulate.
The most noticeable feature of the Electric Superbike is the clean lack of sound. A smoothly silent acceleration seems to defy both logic and physics. This alone has altered my adrenaline paradigm, as all my life the rule of all things fun was that ‘if it was fast it made a lot of noise.’ Not so, with this sleek piece of machinery. The Electric Superbike slices silently through the night. The only thing you hear is a slight wine from the drive chain and the wind whistling by your helmet. (more…)