Have You Seen Harley-Davidson's Electric Bikes? You Should.
Harley-Davidson has a special place in the hearts of motor-bike enthusiasts around the world.
The United States-founded company has been creating bikes for well over 100 years, and its latest refocus on innovative technology has pushed the company to create an impressive array of truly groundbreaking bikes.
For years, Harley-Davidson teased the idea of an electric bike. In case you missed it, they really delivered.
Harley-Davidson's LiveWire electric motorcycle
The LiveWire bike includes a fully adjustable Showa suspension, Michelin sports tires, cornering-enhanced anti-lock brakes, and traction control.
The all-electric bike is supposed to boast an approximate range of 110 miles or 177 km of mixed city/highway riding. Relatively quick in its electric bike class, the LiveWire has an acceleration of 0-60 mph with a time of 3.5 seconds.
Harley-Davidson created a suite of connected services enabled by an LTE-connected Telematics Control Unit hidden under the bike’s seat. This allows riders to stay fully connected to their bike and surrounding area to provide a better riding experience.
Harley-Davidson also showed off an impressive array of their dirt bikes and mopeds. Ultimately, these bikes embody a radical new beginning for the company; embracing a new design language and tech for the company.
Jennifer Hoyer from Harley-Davidson’s Media relations described the products stating, “Electric concepts provide enhanced attainability for customers around the world. These premium entry-level concepts widen accessibility both for new audiences, and the traditional Harley-Davidson customer." And of course, the company has a host of other bikes.
She continued, "Our goal for these concepts is to not require a motorcycle license to operate and feature clutch-free operation, lowering the learning curve and increasing access to attract new riders in the process."
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