The Current News: May 5, 2022

first looks at the stunning Formula E Gen3 race car, a seven-pound powertrain,…


The Current News: April 29, 2022

This week’s roundup includes a stunning café racer e-Motorcycle, an EV brand…


The Current News: April 14, 2022

Releases from Honda and Cake, a 2200hp hyper-car, some mind-blowing funding…


Thinking Outside the Box: Hossack Engineering

Norman Hossack's radical front fork design reduced weight and made for more…


The Current News: April 7, 2022

Our 'Electric Revolutionaries' exhibit reception is April 14th; be there if you…


The Vintagent Classics: Motorcyklisten

A 4-minute, full-speed chase extravaganza through Copenhagen. Vroom-Vroom!


The Current News: March 31, 2022

A paper CAKE, the first eBike from the Middle East, a giant pedelec from…


The Current News: Mar 26, 2022

E-Bike sales are surging. New releases from several luxury brands. Is Can-Am…


The Current News: March 17, 2022

Big news from Super73, a new lunar rover, an EV Ford Mustang, and Alpha Motors…


The Current News: March 9, 2022

This week’s The Current News EV roundup includes exciting new releases from…


The Vintagent Original: ADV Overland Exhibit

ADV:Overland includes round-the-world and long-distance racing machinery from…


The Vintagent Classics: Girl Shy

The Crowning Achievement of the King of Mirth.


The Current News: March 3, 2022

This week’s EV news roundup includes two weirdly wonderful tricycle concepts,…


The Current News: Feb 24, 2022

From e-Bikes that cater to cycling enthusiasts to an EV making a big splash in…


Actually, It IS Rocket Science

Dr Robin Tuluie built fantastically successful racers that won Daytona.  He…


The Current News: Feb 16, 2022

This week’s EV news roundup includes a freakin’ EV Hovercraft, a device that…


Hugo Eccles and the XP Zero

The XP Zero is a superb piece of design: it retains traditional styling cues,…


The Current News: Feb 9 2022

An electric Batmobile, the thrilling new Triumph hypersports ebike, the origami…


Diane Brandon: The Gold Star Girl

I remember very little of the race itself except that in about ten seconds I…


America’s First Motor Vehicle Race: 1895

Motocycles seemed a mighty pain in the ass compared to bicycles, and the 1895…


The Current News: February 3, 2022

There’s a new store our London readers should check out, a rad racer back from…


The Current News: January 26, 2022

The US experienced a 70% increase in e-Bike imports in 2021, with nearly…


The Current News: Jan 20, 2022

The global e-Bike market share is positioned to hit $69.24 Billion/year in…


The Current News: January 13, 2022

Our heart eyes almost exploded this week when the Canadian startup unveiled its…


The Current News: Jan, 6, 2022

Tesla Plaid versus Livewire? Something wicked this way comes: the ARC Vector.…


The Current News: Dec 30, 2021

The electrified stories that matter the most to you. Now grab the bubbly, put…


The Current News: Dec. 23, 2021

Ducati's first electric motorcycle, Rivian's new $5Bn plant in Georgia, and a…


The Current News: Dec. 16, 2021

Exciting new drops, fresh funds, and some surprising potential drops (and…


The Current News: Dec. 2, 2021

EV news on the cutting edge: a staggering 283mph record, fantastic ebike…


The Current News: Nov. 25, 2021

The power struggle over cobalt is disturbing the clean energy movement, while…


Across America by Motorcycle: Part II

RAF Captain Charles Kenilworth Shepherd was 23 years old in 1919 when he swung…


‘One Man Caravan’ in ADV:Overland

Robert Edison Fulton Jr. rode around the world in 1932 on a Douglas Mastif, and…


The Current: Zaiser Motors founder Anthony Cross

Anthony Cross is the Co-founder and CEO of Denver-based upstart Zaiser Motors,…


The Current News: Nov. 11, 2021

From a 4-person eBike to an extreme eRacing truck, this installment provokes…


Ghana Superstar: Samuel Aboagye’s Electric Scooter

This young Ghanaian, Samuel Aboagye, built a scooter entirely from scrap wood,…


The Current News: Nov. 4 2021

All the EV news that's fit to print, from an Indian café racer, an itty-bitty…


The Current News: Oct 28, 2021

Our weekly EV news roundup this week has been a real treat for us, indluing…


The Current News: Oct 21, 2021

Our weekly roundup of EV news: new releases from Soriano Motori and Daymak, and…


The Current News: Oct. 13, 2021

This week sees several new releases, soaring stocks, fresh funds, plus CAKE…


Vesuvius to Etna, Powered by Solar

Riding Vesuvius (near Naples) to Etna (on Sicily) while charging the CAKE bikes…


The Current News: Sept 24, 2021

It seems that with every passing week, the EV world is going farther and…


The Current News: Sep 17, 2021

A baby-toting EV cargo bike, a fold-up e-Bike, a reimagined electric motorbike…


The Current News: Sept 10 2021

BMW releases two boundary-pushing e-bikes, four moto giants launch a battery…


The Current News: Sep. 3, 2021

From BMW dropping an EV bike catering to Gen Z, to an e-motorcycle setting a…


The Current News: Aug 27, 2021

Here are our picks for the most buzzworthy EV stories of the week! From the…


Almost Lost: A Cross-Country Pioneer

In 1915, Hamilton Mack Laing rode his Harley-Davidson, nicknamed Barking Betsy,…


The Unstoppable Anne-France Dautheville

Three continents and over 12,500 miles in the year of 1973 when she was 29…


1914: the Whirl of Death

In 1914, Erle 'Red' Armstrong built his Whirl of Death, the first fully…


EV Tax Credit: Ditch Your Car?

The US government proposes tax credits on the purchase of new eBikes. Would…


It’s Fuell Not Buell

Riders the world over were ecstatic when news broke that Buell Motorcycles has…


‘A Novel and Sure Method of Suicide’ – Henri Fournier

Henri Fournier pioneered the motorcycle in the USA with his tandem cycle pacers…


The Current News: MicroMobility by LEF

The LEF is easy to handle, intuitive to use, with a tiny eco-footprint. It's…


Ted Talk

Takeshi 'Ted' Maejima is a fanatic collector of early Honda racing motorcycles,…


The Man From Mars

Torsten Zorn of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is landing Perseverance on…


The Current News: EV ‘Bush Bikes’ Protecting Wildlife

How do you combat wildlife poaching in Africa? Self-sufficient, solar-powered…


Research Into Contemporary Outlaws (RICO)

The only collection of 1%er biker club ephemera in private hands is safely…


First Four-Cylinder at the Isle of Man TT

The first four-cylinder motorcycle racer in history wasn't Italian or Japanese,…


The Current News: Guido Comes to America

With electric power, designers are free to explore new shapes for motorcycles,…


Elektrafuture 2020

The world's first electric motocross series was pulled off right in the heart…


The Current News: February Edition

Our EV Editor Sophia Vassiliadis tells it like it is: bikes and trikes from…


The Current News: New Year Edition!

Sophia Vassiliadis notes there's a lot going on in the electric motorcycle…


The Current News: Nov. 26 2019

This week - an amazing hybrid kit for Ducati's Panigale gives 300hp! Segway…


Current News: Nov. 19, 2019

It's been a huge week in the EV world, with superb new designs from Pierre…


Moto Major: Italy Reinvents the Motorcycle

It created a sensation when first shown in 1947, and remains a thing of…


The Current News: Nov. 13, 2019

At EICMA, every motorcycle manufacturer shows its prototypes and next-year…


The Current News: Nov. 3 2019

EV writer Sophia Vasiliadis gives us this week: Cobras, Kymcos, hubless…


The Current News: Oct 17, 2019

A week of halted progress for Harley-Davidson's Livewire and Arc, but…


The Current News: Oct 3, 2019

Our EV Editor Tim Huber follows developments in the electric motorcycle market…


Martin Chambi: “I Am Not Hispanic: I am Pre-Hispanic.”

Photographer Martin Chambi was the first native Peruvian to document his…


The Current News: July 5th 2019

The best-preserved 19th Century electric car, and the baddest 2019 electric…


Zero at Pike’s Peak 2019

After 13 years, Zero digs in to the most hotly contested American road race,…


Where are the Hybrid Motorcycles?

Hybrids of internal combustion motors and electric motors are successful in…


The Current News: June 28 2019

This week: BMW brings the badass! Plus vintage Vespa conversions, and India…


The Current News: June 20

The 5-Minute Charge is here! The revolution in battery technology is not about…


The Current News: June 10

It's a big week! BMW explores share-play, while others blur the moto/bike…


The Current News: May 29

We follow electric two-wheeler news around the world in Tim Huber's weekly…


The Vintagent Selects: Elspeth Beard – One Of The Early Globetrotters

When I set off to ride my motorcycle around the world in 1982 I never imagined…


The Current News: May 22

Tim Huber follows the the e-bike news from around the world, for our weekly…


The Current News

It's like 1903 all over again, with new manufacturers popping up like weeds.…


The Vintagent Selects: Elspeth Beard – Riding into History

Getting lost and finding your way again is part of the adventure.


‘Shared Lady Beetle’: the Sweetest Rebuke

Beijing's LUO Studio designed an evocative, hand-fabricated mobile children's…


Gillian Freeman, Eliot George, and ‘The Leather Boys’

Gillian Freeman, who wrote the novel and screenplay "The Leather Boys", has…


The Current: Shed One

Shed One of West Yorkshire thinks a DIY e-Bike kit, and classes on building…


The Current: Talking Tech With Energica CTO Giampiero Testoni

Can autonomous vehicle systems increase motorcycle safety? Energica has been…


‘Rekordjagd auf Zwei Rädern’

An exhibit of the world's most badass motorcycles from 1904 to 1984, 'Record…


The Vintagent Trailers: Outcast Forever

A Documentary on the notorious all black outlaw motorcycle club.


Savic: Australia’s First Production E-Moto

Dennis Savic displayed his cafe racer prototype, auguring the future of…


The Current: Eva Håkansson’s Quest to Break 400 mph With Green Envy

Will Eva Håkansson become the fastest woman in history an electric motorcycle,…


The Vintagent Archive: “A Two-Wheeled Steed” (1869)

From the first year of pedal-cycle mass-production, and 1869 account of the…


NSU Breaks 200mph Barrier!

In 1956, the German NSU factory sent a team of six streamliners to Bonneville,…


‘The Angels of Pervyse’

Mairie and Elsie were motorcycle pals from 1912, who took their bikes to…


The Current: Alta Grabs First Electric AMA Pro National Podium

It's finally happened: the Alta Redshift is the first electric-powered…


The Early History of Indian, Part 3: The Indian Motocycle Is Born

Part 3 of Ken Aiken's re-examination of the Early History of Indian Motocycles.…


The Early History of Indian, Part 1: George M. Hendee, Bicycle Race Legend

George M Hendee was a champion bicycle racer, who later manufactured bicycles…


The Current: Mike Corbin, E-Bike Pioneer

Mike Corbin built electric motorcycles since the 1970s, and held the electric…


Death By Cocteau

In 1949, Jean Cocteau invented the 'Dark Rider' image in his film 'Orphée', and…