These are the 9 best electric dirt bikes right now
In recent decades, it has become evident that it is necessary to change human consumption habits to protect the environment. Hence the need for manufacturers to implement environmentally friendly measures in their products.
The motorcycle industry took up this challenge and began to adopt environmentally friendly means of production. And while being eco-friendly doesn’t necessarily mean boring – major manufacturers as well as newcomers have introduced electric powertrains on their off-road motorcycles. These bikes work on par with the best gasoline off-road motorcycles on the market and give thrill seekers the perfect trail guns. No smoke, no noise, no clutch, no pollution and easy to use, the popularity of electric bikes is on the rise. Here are the top 8 best electric mountain bikes.
KTM Freeride E-XC
KTM produces some of the best off-road motorcycles you can buy; the Freeride E-XC is one of them. The bike features state-of-the-art controls, energy harvesting technology, WP suspension, electric motor and power pack, as well as a multi-functional display. Riding at a top speed of 59 mph, the Freeride E-XC gives riders an exciting off-road experience for up to two hours on a single charge, and the battery takes eighty minutes to fully recharge.
This sleek and fast electric bike rides the most demanding terrains, barely making a sound, offering complete operational safety without compromise. It can even cross water without presenting any danger to the pilot himself.
Electric Motion EM 5.7 Escape mountain bike
The Electric Motion EM 5.7 Escape Dirt Bike is an electric motorcycle that can be used for dirt or trail. It is ergonomically designed with comfort in mind and provides a quiet and thrilling experience.
The bike is powered by a 2.6kW / h battery and offers an impressive range of up to 38 miles. Riders can seamlessly switch from an electronic clutch to electronic progressive braking with the simple push of a lever. The Electric Motion EM 5.7 Escape weighs 169 pounds, with an impressive three hour charge in its tank, 16 horsepower and a top speed of 45 mph.
Zero DS bike
The Zero DS is an electric mountain bike worth every dollar. Among other reasons, it is one of the most powerful electric bikes available. Produced in Mojave color, its engine produces 46 horsepower at 4,300 rpm, giving the bike a top speed of 98 mph. The electric motor has an impressive range of 82 miles per charge and 92 minutes of recharge.
The Zero DS comes with fully adjustable suspension and a low-maintenance electric powertrain that makes it a multi-functional bike. Its clutchless direct-drive transmission combined with a 33.2-inch seat height make it easy for the rider to operate this machine.
Alta Motors Redshift MX electric mountain bike
Alta Motors Redshift MX is the ultimate definition of power. The bike’s electric motor delivers 50 horsepower, enough to push it to a top speed of 70 mph. The Redshift MX features an illustrious 350 V lithium-ion battery capable of pumping 5.8 kWh, giving the rider up to four hours in any terrain.
Its high-performance powertrain offers three driving modes; eco mode, sport and performance. Backed by a clutchless drivetrain and 261 pound steering, the Alta Motors Redshift MX is built more rugged than other bikes in its class.
Kalk Cake &
The Cake Kalk & is a retro-futuristic electric bike with exceptional performance, tailor-made for off-road activities. Weighing 153 lbs, this clean, light, agile and quiet electric mountain bike features a powerful lithium-ion battery that pumps out 2.6 kWh. On top of that, there is a 10kW motor that uses three different drive modes. It can run for up to three hours on a single charge, reaching top speeds of over 49 mph.
The bike uses a link-less rear suspension, a heavy-duty nineteen-inch wheelset that adds durability and requires less maintenance. This motorcycle has a polycarbonate body and fenders designed to reduce its weight for moderate off-road riding.
The stealth H-52
The stealth H-52 is an electric mountain bike that has been proven to tackle off-road trails like a pro. Powered by a 4.5 kW motor, the Stealth H-52 is a stable and comfortable ride that can easily climb steep hills.
The Stealth H-52 operates with a range of up to 37 miles on a single charge, with enough power to catapult riders to a top speed of 50 mph in seconds. This quiet machine lives up to its name because it operates at 65 decibels at maximum speed.
LMX 161-H Freerider MX
The LMX 161-H Freerider MX is a lightweight trail E-bike developed in France and optimized for extreme off-road use. This bike is light because it weighs 92 lbs. Coupled with incredible power and a stiff suspension, the Freerider MX wins in crazy jumps and hard landings.
This lightweight electric bike can propel top speeds of up to 28 mph and offers a range of up to 50 miles. Adding three hours of off-road riding, the Freerider MX is an authentic and powerful all-terrain electric bike. However, it takes about 3 hours to fully charge the battery.
The Armotia Due X
The Armotia due X is an electric bicycle of Italian origin. Armotia Due X is distinguished by the use of high-end components such as the Ohlins suspension. The bike gets its power from a 6.1 kW battery that produces a total of 15 horsepower. The Due X’s battery can last up to an hour and a half of non-stop driving when fully charged.
A custom-designed electric bike for off-roading, the exclusive Armotia Due X keeps its 277lb weight stable on any trail. In addition, there are three driving modes to choose from.
The Tacita T-Race Enduro
The Tacita T-race Enduro is designed to tackle rugged desert trails, mountain tracks and also performs well on the road. It comes with a 34 kW motor paired with a 5 speed transmission for ultimate control. The engine produces 45 horsepower and 62.7 lb-ft of continuous torque. The T-Race Enduro is equipped with a battery system with an 80-mile.
The Tacita is unique in that it has manual electric transmissions with selectable gears, making it an electric mountain bike with the ability to use a clutch.
A cross between a test all-terrain bike and a motocross all-terrain bike, this KTM displays limitless attitude and produces zero emissions.
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