Los Angeles Times: Electric motorcycle is a magic carpet ride

For two months this year I used a Zero DSR electric motorcycle as my main commuter vehicle. The experience deepened my appreciation for battery-powered transportation, and my admiration for the Zero line. But it also taught me that electric bikes aren’t for every rider, or for every ride. Even a state-of-the-art bike like the DSR could not satisfy all of a dedicated biker’s biking needs.

The DSR is Zero’s top model, and the company is right to be proud of it. Wickedly quick off the line, delivering spookily seamless power, the bike feels like a magic carpet ride that violates the laws of thermodynamics.

– Charles Fleming, Zero DSR electric motorcycle feels like a magic carpet ride — for everything but longer trips, Los Angeles Times, August 3, 2018.

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Bryan

Information technologist, former meteorologist. Camper, hockey dad, and bicyclist.

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