Category Archives: Brammo

Added a windscreen to my electric motorcycle

[Originally posted to I just picked up a National Cycle Deflector DX and ran into two problems while assembling it. 1) I’d incorrectly measured the diameter of the handlebars.  The parts I’d ordered are for a 7/8″ bar and … Continue reading

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The Electric Motorcycles on Display at The November 2014 International Motorcycle Show in Seattle

[Updated to mention the incredible attention our e-motorcycles received from passers-by in the parking garage.] In this post about the motorcycle show: Only one electric motorcycle seen, and it wasn’t for sale Special parking kindly set aside for recharging electric … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging

This post will describe how electric vehicles “refuel”, outline the choices for EV recharging, list which EVs can use each, and show how you can find recharging opportunities while out and about. Continue reading

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My June distraction…

Sure, I can only go about 60 highway miles at a time, but I can take advantage of many Level 2 charging stations around the Puget Sound. Continue reading

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“Brammo Has Changed My Opinion on E Bikes” Someone who wrote a negative review about electric motorcycles four years ago has a change of heart in a recent encounter with a Brammo.

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Comparing the 2013 and 2014 Brammo Empulse and Empulse R

This week, Brammo announced their 2014 model year Empulse and Empulse R, so I was curious about what changed. Not much has changed, and what did change isn’t enough to convince someone sitting on the fence.  For the same price, … Continue reading

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Comparison: Brammo Empuse R vs. Zero S And finally, what I’ve been waiting for, a comparison between Brammo’s and Zero’s electric motorcycles.  I love my Current Motor Super Scooter, but I’m always pushing it to its limits.  Flooring it in a … Continue reading

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