Motorcycle Technology

Arcimoto & Lightning develop reclining electric three-wheeler – roadracing world magazine

Arcimoto and Lightning Motorcycles Begin Development of World’s Fastest Three-Wheel Reclining Electric Motorcycle Built on the platform of the Lightning LS 218 and equipped with Arcimoto’s patented reclining tricycle technology, the new electric bike will seek to set the record for the fastest three-wheeled motorcycle in Bonneville. EUGENE, Ore .– …

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Expert advice for this summer

Whether or not you think of global warming as a hoax or a gospel, one thing is indisputable: it gets hot in the summer. While air-cooled motorcycles die hard, liquid-cooled engines still need to be serviced in order to avoid overheating. Figuratively speaking, coolant is the lifeblood of your cooling …

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Honda wire clutch in the works

When the General Dynamics F-16 was introduced in the mid-1970s, it was the first production application of the so-called “fly-by-wire” flight control system, replacing conventional cables and hydraulics with electronics. The 2006 Yamaha YZF R6 was the first production motorcycle with an electrically controlled throttle. These electronic systems allow the …

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