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109 New or Updated Motorcycles for 2017 and 2018

Triumph Street Scrambler

Talk about an embarrassment of riches! More than 100 street motorcycles are all-new or significantly updated for the 2017 or 2018 model years. This bumper crop includes bikes from 16 manufacturers in 8 different countries, and the variety in terms of displacement, style, technology and performance is staggering. Here they are, in alphabetical order. Editor’s Note: Since this story was ...

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2017 Zero Electric Motorcycles | First Look Review


Zero Motorcycles revealed its 2017 lineup at the big Milan, Italy EICMA show on the evening of November 8. The California-based electric motorcycle company is moving forward with a new five-year, unlimited mileage battery warranty, an expanded dealer network and increased manufacturing capacity. Every new Zero sold in the United States also comes with a one-year membership in the American ...

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Zero to Provide Discounts for Military, First Responders, Riding Instructors & Student Riders

2016 Zero Motorcycles lineup. (Photos: Zero)

Zero Motorcycles wants more people to experience the fun and freedom of motorcycling, so they’re offering up to $500 off the price of a new Zero for student riders, riding school instructors, members of the military and first responders. These riders can experience the power, simplicity and savings of a Zero, while receiving $500 off a Zero S, Zero DS, Zero SR ...

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Zero Motorcycles Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Zero's 2016 lineup of electric motorcycles. (Photo: Zero)

Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in electric motorcycles, has announced its 10th anniversary celebration. To mark a decade of pioneering electric vehicles, Zero launched a limited edition 10th Anniversary model, rolled out a rich timeline of stories chronicling the rise of the company and highlighted ten years of owner savings with a special gift for buyers. Zero was founded in Santa Cruz, California, in 2006 as ...

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2016 Zero DSR | Road Test Review

The new-for-2016 Zero DSR promises legitimate off-road chops and a sporty ride on pavement...provided you don't wander too far. (Photos: Kevin Wing)

Pondering Zero Motorcycles’ 10-year evolution, from primitive early models that were essentially motorized mountain bikes to today’s lineup of six motorcycles boasting excellent fit and finish, ever-increasing range, power and quality components from the likes of Showa and Bosch, a tagline from an old advertising campaign comes to mind: “You’ve come a long way, baby!” As its most powerful and ...

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American Motorcyclist Association and Zero Motorcycles Partner in Electric Motorcycle Giveaway

2016 Zero DSR

Zero Motorcycles is partnering with the American Motorcyclist Association to fuel excitement and expand membership in the world’s largest motorcycling organization. The AMA Club 1924 and Zero Motorcycles will give a new Zero DSR to one lucky winner selected from sweepstakes participants entering at select events. “We see this as continued investment in the sport we all love,” said Scot ...

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2016 Victory Empulse TT vs. 2015 Zero SR | Rider Comparo


Motorcycling is often compared to flying, since riders and pilots both enjoy a special blend of freedom, maneuverability and grace. But motorcycles and airplanes are often loud, with their engine and exhaust noises—for better or worse—dominating the sensory experience. I love the pulsing cadence of a V-twin or the high-pitched howl of an in-line four as much as the next ...

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Zero Motorcycles Adds New Models and Extends Range for 2016


California-based Zero Motorcycles, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year, enjoyed record sales of its electric motorcycles in 2015. At the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, Florida, Zero announced its 2016 lineup, which includes two new models—the DSR and FXS—as well as new Z-Force interior permanent magnet (IPM) motors, higher energy density from its Z-Force power packs ...

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Zero Motorcycles to Launch 2016 Models at AIMExpo


Zero Motorcycles will unveil its 2016 line of electric motorcycles and accessories on October 15-18, 2015, at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, Florida. An exclusive media presentation will be given on Thursday, October 15, at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the AIMExpo Media Hub. “In addition to great features, we have some new things in store that are ...

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Zero Motorcycles Lowers MSRP in North America


Zero Motorcycles is lowering prices by $1,350 across its 2015 model line. The electric motorcycle company has seen its battery costs fall and energy density increase faster than anticipated. Zero Motorcycles has decided to deliver this increased value to consumers in North America. “As leaders in this space we believe it is important to pass on the benefits of improved ...

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