University Engineering Team Attempting Cross-Country Electric Motorcycle Record with Moto-Electra

Student electric vehicle - Electric Motorcycle made by James Madison University Engineering Students

Beginning June 3, electric-motorcycle pioneers Moto-Electra and a team of James Madison University engineering students will make an attempt on the U.S. coast-to-coast record for electric vehicles. Their machine, built on a traditional Norton “featherbed” chassis with sleek replica John Player Norton streamlining, will be ridden by ex-racer Thad Wolff. The present record stands at around six days.

Brian Richardson, manager of Moto-Electra, said, “We will travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean using only the batteries in the vehicle.” Read more of this post