Electric bike beats petrol rivals

Single-gear bike, based around a Suzuki GSX-R750 takes on 1000cc superbikes

EXCLUDED FROM racing against similar electric machines thanks to newly-introduced weight limits, American electric bike racer Chip Yates has put his 194bhp machine up against a grid full of 1000cc petrol-powered bikes. And ended up on the podium. Twice.

Check the video to see just how quickly his single-geared electric-powered bike, based around a Suzuki GSX-R750 frame, out-drags the 1000cc twins he was matched against at Fontana speedway in California. His bike – which can't race in the TTXGP series because, at around 270kg, it's above the 250kg weight limit for the championship – managed 158mph on the straights, and landed him on the podium twice, with third in the WERA Heavyweight Twins Superbike class and second place in the Heavyweight Twins Superstock category.

Admittedly it wasn't a world-class grid, and at only six laps the races favoured the relatively short range of electric bikes, but it's still an achievement that could barely have been contemplated just a couple of years ago, before the first Isle of Man TTXGP race brought the idea of electric race bikes to the fore.

On Twitter, Yates simply said: “History has been made, and the gasoline bikes are on notice!!”

PS: It's always hard to get used to a new year, isn't it? Yates has marked his video as “January 9, 2010” - actually the race was yesterday, not a year ago!


Wow, one of the oldest video which dated back to the 1989, means you preserved some important moments of Lil Terry’s life. Your video is quite good for this; however, you can also use the ninja https://plastersydney.com.au in order some written description along with this video and keep posting more good stuff.

Thanks for these and simple steps for cleaning our mailbox. But with the distribution of email in http://www.carwrapsanantonio.net/ tabs, promotion tabs and important one tab; still it is hard to distinguish between them. And for that a person need to traverse in all tabs for finding the desire one.

Ben 10 watch is the fake one which is only true till the cartoons. In reality they don’t have any existence. In https://www.toprooferskc.com you can verify that fact and stop wasting your money for buying these expensive, but the useless watches for your kids.

Hockey is the national game of the Pakistan. It is the place from where this game takes the birth. The https://lettercounter.net/ highlights the achievements that Pakistan have done so far in this sports field. It is the game which is now also play at international levels.

The voting system is the right of every citizen. But when someone takes this right for you, then nothing left with you. Because the fraud cases in http://www.sanantoniofencecompany.net/ presences are raised higher than before. And some guys forcefully allow you to change your votes.

Many people have their interest to become a good photographer. But, usually they fail, because they don’t follow the https://www.beeco.com.au/ guideline strictly. Something’s like the effect of sunlight, blurriness, shadows, and red-eyes should be reduced to them.

Like the cloth designs, the design of these logos also changes. In the past, majority hate to use the bigger size logos, but now everyone prefer the www.kjkinteriors.net for designing short one. The trend is again turning its side. And the people are again rushing towards the big sizes.

Thank you so much for sharing this! https://www.emergencycleaningpros.com/

Join the conversation!

Let us know what you think, just sign up for a free account, leave a comment and get involved!
Register Now