Sunday marked the beginning of a new era for electric vehicles at the 91st annual running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The fastest two-wheeled vehicle to race up the famous hill was Lightning Motorcycle’s electric SuperBike with now three-time champion rider, Carlin Dunne.
Ever wondered what it looks and sounds like when an electric motorcycle traveling at 189 mph zooms by?
Fierce winds and a steady shroud of dust greeted us as we entered the El Mirage dry lake bed on Saturday. The landscape looked more like a scene from Mad Max than an officially sanctioned speed trial.