Electric motorcycles are a thing again. They were invented in the late 1800s, pretty much disappeared and only now are they making a big comeback. Like the electric car, they’re doing it in a big way.
Electric motorcycles have lagged behind electric cars because the battery packs are so heavy, but we’re getting there now. Smaller batteries, an increasingly urban lifestyle and environmental pressures have combines to turn the best electric motorcycles out there into aspirational and practical things.
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Even the best electric motorcycles on the market right now are not perfect. This is technology in its infancy and range is still an issue. But they’re getting better and you can be sure that manufacturers will iterate quickly in order to take a lead in this potentially lucrative market.
In this post, we’ll give you a tour of some of the best options if you’re looking for a battery-powered motorbike. We’ve tried to include a little something for everyone, with a focus on electric motorcycles that you can buy right now.
Without further ado, here are nine of the best electric motorcycles you can buy right now and one that is on the way.
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