Electric motorcycles have long been the realm of enthusiasts—but that’s changing. The latest generation of lithium-ion batteries and charging systems are improving electric motorcycles’ range, performance and cost. They’re also making electric bikes more accessible for people who don’t want to fuss around with battery maintenance or special recharging stations. Here’s what you need to know about how these machines work:
Lightweight lithium-ion batteries
Lighter batteries mean you can reduce the size of your electric motorcycle’s bodywork, which means it will be faster and more aerodynamic. They can also be more powerful, allowing for longer rides between charges. And because they’re lighter, they’ll last longer too–like all lithium-ion batteries do when kept cool and dry (which is why many electric bikes use a liquid cooling system).
Advanced charging systems
Advanced charging systems are the future of electric motorcycles. They can be more powerful, more efficient and more environmentally friendly than traditional chargers.
Increasing the power of electric motors
Electric motors are more efficient than internal combustion engines, and because they have no moving parts, they don’t need to be lubricated. This means that electric motors can be made smaller and more powerful. They also allow for lighter weight vehicles–an important factor for any kind of vehicle that’s meant to travel long distances on a single charge.
Electric motorcycles can go farther and faster.
Electric motorcycles are more efficient than gas-powered bikes. They can go farther and faster on a single charge because they don’t have an internal combustion engine, which is the biggest energy drain in any vehicle. They also have higher top speeds and longer ranges than most gas-powered bikes (though some electric scooters can go even further).
Electric motorcycles are becoming increasingly popular with riders who want to commute but want something lighter, cheaper and easier to maintain than a car or scooter. It’s not uncommon for people who live in cities with good public transportation options like New York or San Francisco to use their electric motorcycle only for longer trips outside of town when they need it most–like when they’re going on vacation!
The future of electric motorcycles is looking bright. Bikes like the Zero SR and BMW C evolution are proof that these vehicles can go farther and faster on a single charge than ever before. With advancements in technology like lightweight lithium-ion batteries, advanced charging systems, and increasing the power of electric motors, we’re sure to see more bikes like these hitting the market soon!