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ZERO MOTORCYCLES SET TO SHOWCASE ALL-NEW LITHIUM-ION
DIRT BIKE AT 2008 KAWASAKI AMA SUPERBIKE SHOWDOWN - More Events
-- Zero X to Provide Demo Rides at Infineon Raceway --
Sonoma, CA (May 14, 2008) - Zero Motorcycles, Inc., North America’s premier electric motorcycle manufacturer, has announced its participation at the Kawasaki AMA Superbike Showdown, May 16-18, 2008 at the Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. In addition to having two unique booth displays, one in the paddock and the other near the motocross exhibition track, media and consumers are invited to test out the all-new Zero X at turn 7 located in the motocross track area. The all-new Zero X off road dirt bike has been on sale in the United States since January and continues to make an impact among dirt bike enthusiasts.
“The AMA Superbike Showdown is one of the biggest bike events on the West Coast and is the ideal location for the all-new Zero X to be showcased. With the new motocross track being built at Infineon, we are excited to give consumers and media a taste of what the future of dirt bikes has to offer,” said Neal Saiki, inventor and founder, Zero Motorcycles.
The Zero X is not a gas motorcycle conversion but was designed from the ground up take full advantage of the high torque, low weight 100% electric power train. The Zero X chassis is made out of aircraft aluminum making it one of the lightest motorcycle frames on the planet at 18 pounds. More than 300 individual parts were custom designed for the Zero X, leaving the bike at total weight of 140 pounds.
The Zero X delivers blistering acceleration and unmatched handling and maneuverability, while at the same time, delivering a quiet and smooth ride. The battery unit is eco-friendly and approved for landfill disposal, setting a new standard for electric motorcycles.
You can find out more about the Zero X and general information on Zero Motorcycle’s website, http://www.zeromotorcycles.com.
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