It Was Bound To Happen - Electric Bike - Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums
News Room - Homepage Infobits and Newsworthy information about motorcycling, Triumph, TriumphRat.Net. All submissions are manually approved.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 12:08 PM Thread Starter
Grand Prix 500
Main Motorcycle: 2017 Triumph Street Cup
Senior Member
VectorBurn's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Chicago
Posts: 119
It Was Bound To Happen - Electric Bike

Curious... so very curious about it.

retjustdad53 likes this.
VectorBurn is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 01:53 PM
Formula Extreme
Main Motorcycle: 2016 Thruxton R
Senior Member
retjustdad53's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Boise, Idaho
Posts: 875
Other Motorcycle: 2020 BMW R ninet/5
Extra Motorcycle: 2017 Royal Enfield CC 500
Link to another source

retjustdad53 is online now  
post #3 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 03:01 PM
Main Motorcycle: 2013 Thruxton 900
Senior Member
MyEvilTwin's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Anarchy & Bedlam Road
Posts: 279
Loud Lithiums Saves Lives?
teu and MileHighScottie like this.

2013 Thruxton EFI
MyEvilTwin is offline  
post #4 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-15-2019, 04:04 PM
Supersport 600
Main Motorcycle: '06 Daytona 955i
Senior Member
redmelons's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: North East England
Posts: 190
Wonder how long it'll be before we have the first sticky post with instructions on how to upgrade Triumph wiring?
redmelons is offline  
post #5 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-17-2019, 02:03 PM
Supersport 400
Main Motorcycle: 2002 Sprint ST
BskiBeat's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Posts: 87
If I could find a reliable electric Triumph used for around $2000, I'd buy one. Until then, craigslist (gas)Triumphs are my favorite bike!

People who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think. -George Carlin
BskiBeat is offline  
post #6 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-18-2019, 04:24 AM
Grand Prix 125
Main Motorcycle: None
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bay Area
Posts: 33 wont have the essence of a gas!
Phaseshift is offline  
post #7 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-18-2019, 10:47 AM
Main Motorcycle: 2014 Triumph Bonneville
Senior Member
GiddyG's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: St. Catharines Ontario Canada
Posts: 345
Originally Posted by Phaseshift View Post wont have the essence of a gas!
I think initially electric bikes will mostly have a different customer base than the manufacturers have now. This is a good thing if it gets more bikes on the roads.
GiddyG is online now  
post #8 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-25-2019, 04:35 PM
Grand Prix 125
Main Motorcycle: 2011 T100
New Member
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Posts: 27
I, for one, would love to have one of each. electric for the short daily stuff, and gas for the longer rides.
Hedgepig likes this.
SaguarGo is offline  
post #9 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-26-2019, 04:19 AM
Main Motorcycle: Thruxton 900
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: penrith uk
Posts: 1,140
Other Motorcycle: Thruxton 1200r
Extra Motorcycle: KTM Duke 390
Biggest problem is where to recharge away from home . I have two businesses that provide holiday accommodation to provide charge points is not cheap , at some point I will have to stump up the money to have charging stations fitted . Authorities world wide need to make sure all electric vehicles can use the same charge points . Already had a customer who drove from Germany with an electric car .
Hedgepig is online now  
post #10 of 37 (permalink) Old 05-26-2019, 08:06 AM
SOTP Vintage Series
Main Motorcycle: '98 T595 Daytona
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Northern NJ US
Posts: 7,271
Other Motorcycle: 2014 Ninja 1000ABS
Don't despair. Eric Buell is at it again, this time with a French investor and the boss of the Alfa F1 team to build electric bikes. The first one is for urban riders with the motor in the rear wheel. Prices start at $11K. The company is called, Fuell.
Felony is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply
All posts must adhere to Forum Rules

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter your valid email address, that can receive an automated confirmation message. Otherwise, you won't be able to gain full access.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Joke Posting Page Wombat Biker Hang-Out 1860 06-15-2019 03:27 AM
Electric vehicles ? Wire-Wheels Biker Hang-Out 50 10-13-2017 02:13 AM
Electric Fan issues on my Sprint ST Peter_Nikols Sprint Forum 5 09-11-2017 10:31 PM
Electric Start Norton duc96cr Classic, Vintage & Veteran 28 03-13-2016 10:18 PM
it was bound to happen once, sooner or later... Mike675R Street Triple Forum 7 11-09-2011 11:24 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome