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Electric Motorcycle Charges Past Competition at Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Takes Win for Solar!

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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. 

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SMA & Lightning Motorcycles: Renewing the Partnership with a Ride

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Last year SMA America and Lightning Motorcycles joined forces to break the land speed record at El Mirage, Calif. using the power of the sun. After renewing our partnership with Lightning Motorcycles for the second year in a row, I wanted to see firsthand just how powerful these bikes are, and I was not disappointed.

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Witness to a Land Speed Record Powered by the Sun

Photo Credit: Art Haynie, www.arthaynie.com

 

Matt Marx of SMA America preparing to capture the land speed record on video.

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.

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