Electric avenue

TT laps of 120mph, their own world championship and more electric bikes hitting Britain’s shores than ever before. So what is the deal with electric race bikes, and is it about time we took them seriously?

It’s not all black and white with electric…

Ten years ago, the thought of having fast electric race bikes would’ve been enough to secure a one-way ticket into a loony asylum. Yet here we are now, delving into the state of electric motors on the eve of them having their own world championship alongside the MotoGP circus.

Yep, every single petrol-head is fuming at the thought that one day, the glorious sound of internal combustion will be replaced by the quiet electric whine you’d expect from a Toyota Prius. But let’s have a little think… is it all bad?

You can read more on this feature in the April issue of Fast Bikes – in the shops NOW!

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