Electric HD coming in 2019

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Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by Firebolter » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:10 am

I kinda like the looks of it, but I am still a long way off from wanting an electric motorcycle, or car for that matter.

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Re: Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by Rut Row » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:51 am

it doesn't appeal to me at all
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Re: Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by Laoch » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:59 pm

Meh. Why? Is the electric moto market that big or growing? Didn't HD have a sales drop?

And without loud pipes it won't appeal to the look at me HD masses.

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Re: Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by Firebolter » Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:41 pm

From articles I have read, the push to attract younger riders is the main reason why manufacturers are going electric. THis is not for the usual MC crowd, this is for the younger, more eco friendly minded people who may venture to try a bike that otherwise wouldn't.

The tank/fairing/seat set up looks pretty nice. I don't think you will ever make a electric motor/battery combo that will look like it belongs on 2 wheels.
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Re: Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by Damage Inc. » Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:07 am

Lets not forget all the EPA credits...not so much for MC's but for the 4 wheel mfg'er.
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Re: Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by J&J » Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:33 pm

Electric is coming.
My brother in-law has a Tesla Model3 & that thing is badass. It's all wheel drive & will put you back in the seat like the opposite of hitting the brakes suddenly. Handles like it's on rails! It's not for me, you kind of need to be a computer geek type to figure it out. It is very cool, maybe would be good for my wife's commute to Northern Virginia. Could run the carpool lanes & much cheaper than gas to operate. (after the initial cost) They have like a 300 mile range & more & more charging stations.

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Re: Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by Bucho » Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:16 pm

Electric done well is pretty cool. The performance can be pretty impressive.

I dont have much interest for a street bike. I still like the idea of a quiet/stealth electric dirt/trials bike
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Re: Electric HD coming in 2019

Post by Rut Row » Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:21 pm

Bucho wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:16 pm
I dont have much interest for a street bike. I still like the idea of a quiet/stealth electric dirt/trials bike
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