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Brammo Day Contest May 17th/18th

This weekend at Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay!

Brammo Day Contest Rules: In order to win…
We know that test riding the Empulse has been on your bucket list for a while now.
So here is an added incentive to get you down to your nearest Brammo dealership and ride that Empulse.
If you test ride this weekend May [...]

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MD Double-Take: 2013 Brammo Empulse R

Used to be, electric bikes were a novelty. Lead-acid batteries meant that silky-smooth power and plug-in convenience was possible—for short rides. Thirty miles was too far to venture with an e-moto, unless your S.O. was following with a very long extension cord.

And now it’s 2013. Electric vehicles have come a really long way—which means you [...]

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Brammo Empulse R | First Ride

They say: “Modern and unique, yet reassuringly familiar.”
We say: “Gears and a clutch make a real electric motorcycle.”

 

The most common criticism of electric bikes is that they don’t feel like “real motorcycles.” The magic-carpet character of a silent, vibration-free motor with a tabletop-flat torque curve is novel and even exhilarating, but especially for experienced motorcyclists [...]

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Taking a whir on Brammo’s Empulse R electric motorcycle

Written by Bill Roberson
With no engine, no exhaust and no need for gas, Brammo’s Empulse R lacks the visceral staples of traditional motorcycling, but delivers where it counts when you roll on the throttle.
The starting drill for the Empulse R, Brammo’s premiere electric motorcycle, will be familiar to anyone who has ridden a modern “regular” [...]

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Brammo Empulse R: It’s Electric!

 Written by Steve Anderson
Switch on the Brammo Empulse R and push what appears to be a start button, and no starter grinds an engine to life, no ignition ignites a volatile mixture and no exhaust barks as it purges burnt gases. Instead, the dashboard blinks ever so silently as the Empulse boots up. Twist the [...]

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A Fall Ride on a Brammo Empulse R with my wife on back.

I got a chance to ride something completely different than the norm, an electric motorcycle made by a company called Brammo. They are based out of the state I live in, Oregon. This machine has a 6 speed gearbox and quite a lot of power. I had my wife on back, we probably weigh collectively [...]

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Take A Ride With Wes Siler, Eric Bostrom & Brian Wismann On The Empulse R

Watch motorcycle Journalist Wes Siler and our very own Team Icon Brammo racer Eric Bostrom take the Production Empulse R for an eye opening spin in the hills above Ashland OR. Get on board the Empulse R… drop a knee… feel the twisties, and hear the road. Listen in as Eric and Wes discuss the [...]

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On board the Empulse RR with Steve Atlas!

Having won the TTXGP eGrandPrix national championship in 2011 and 2012, there is no resting on their laurels for Team Icon Brammo who are busy testing for the upcoming TTXGP eGrandPrix World Championship in Daytona on October 21st. Ride with National Champion Steve Atlas as he takes the Brammo Empulse RR on a lap of [...]

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E-Motorcycle Tax Credit May Be Extended

Buyers of on-road electric motorcycles would continue to be eligible for up to a $2,500 tax credit under a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.
On Aug. 2, the panel approved bipartisan legislation extending dozens of tax breaks, including language offered by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to preserve [...]

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The new BMW C evolution e-scooter

Following the BMW Group’s sustainability strategy, BMW Motorrad aspires to consistently pursue electromobility at this early stage, especially in the urban environment. In a similar way to BMW i in the automotive division of the BMW Group, BMW Motorrad’s accelerated development of single-track mobility likewise stands for visionary vehicle concepts and mobility services – as [...]

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Brammo Empulse preview: Up close with the ultimate electric motorcycle

With the aggressively designed Empulse, Brammo hopes to evolve the electric motorcycle beyond mere novelty to the sort of rubber-burning, hair-raising machine enthusiasts expect.
In the end, it could be that Brammo’s timing is just about right.
After a long gestation period following an initial announcement in 2010, the Oregon-based maker of electric motorcycles is just weeks [...]

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