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Old 06-18-2014, 12:12 PM   #1
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The Harley Davidson electric bike thread - they call it the Livewire!

I kid you not.

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/06/1...vidson-cometh/

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/06/1...ideo-photos/#_

MORE INFO!

http://canadamotoguide.com/2014/06/1...-video-photos/

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Old 06-18-2014, 12:29 PM   #2
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Wow, look at the chassis on that thing ( yes I mean the bike). Mono shock, USD forks, looks very cool.
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Old 06-18-2014, 12:45 PM   #3
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main question is price, is it too much to hope for that it be reasonable and comparable?
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Old 06-18-2014, 12:48 PM   #4
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Wow, an electric Harley. No matter what we may think of Harley, the electric bike wave is gaining momentum.
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Old 06-18-2014, 12:57 PM   #5
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That's awesome news for the electric market. Maybe they'll even throw some R&D at it.
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Old 06-18-2014, 01:08 PM   #6
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That should be interesting. I was looking at those Zero electric bikes a while back. If I didn't have a car allowance and company gas card I would seriously consider one of the Zero bikes.
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Old 06-18-2014, 01:27 PM   #7
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Carrot Top on a Copper Top

(I think the bike looks cool)
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Old 06-18-2014, 01:58 PM   #8
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Carrot Top on a Copper Top

(I think the bike looks cool)
Looks like a Scarlett Johansson stunt double

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Old 06-18-2014, 02:07 PM   #9
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Belt drive + sprocket that big = no powah
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:10 PM   #10
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That's a damned fine looking bike, that is..... Interesting.
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:21 PM   #11
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please please please make it big enough so normal sized people like me (6'4") can ride and buy one?? PLEASE
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:34 PM   #12
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please please please make it big enough so normal sized people like me (6'4") can ride and buy one?? PLEASE
Ummm -- 6'4" is rather larger than "normal sized." Check average height statistics. Even in the first world it's still below 6' I think.
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Old 06-18-2014, 02:45 PM   #13
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Reminds me a bit of the Moto Guzzi Griso.
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:02 PM   #14
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Belt drive + sprocket that big = no powah
Direct drive single speed and probably 15,000 rpm.

This bike tops out a 218 mph. Look at the sprocket.
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Old 06-18-2014, 03:06 PM   #15
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Direct drive single speed and probably 15,000 rpm.

This bike tops out a 218 mph. Look at the sprocket.
look at the chain

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