Originally Posted by MotoTex
Shorai is Lithium IRON, not Lithium Ion.
There are significance differences between these two "Lithium" technologies worthy of consideration.
- Lithium IRON is non toxic and can be disposed of in a landfill,
- Lithium IRON doesn't have tendencies to overheat and catch fire like Lithium ION does. (even Lead Acid out-gasses Hydrogen and is prone to catch fire)
The other poster with the desire to avoid Lithium batteries may not want to lump all "Lithium" batteries together until they have learned a little more about Lithium Iron.
Ballistic and Shorai are Lithium IRON batteries.
I learn something new everyday
LUNI, I just searched and the bike I was thinking of was the 660 Tenere that was not available here in the states.I mistook the 1200 for that bike, regardless I am diggin the 1200 version cuz I am a big feller anyway.