Sunday, September 24, 2006

Next Wave: Electric Motorcycles?

Sometimes progress is a dirty word.

News about about electric and other "green" cars is everywhere these days, but what about motorcycles? Gizmag reports that a new type of electric dirt bikes is on the way, as evidenced by the Electricross.

One of the best things about this bike, in our opinion, is the noise--or lack thereof. Motocross fans everywhere may someday be able to leave their earplugs at home.

Yeah, but doesn't this defeat part of the point of having a motorcycle in the first place? They are loud and fast and ... it just seems wrong! Read more about the Next wave: electric motorcycles | | CNET