For Single Track Trail Riding, the New Zero X is More Durable and Better Looking –

Santa Cruz, Calif. (March 2nd, 2010) – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced the arrival of its all-electric 2010 Zero X dirt bikes, the Zero X Sport and Zero X Extreme. Built from the ground up for aggressive riding on technical terrain, these off road electric motorcycles are equipped with a powerful drivetrain and suspension upgrades to increase maneuverability. Also new for 2010 are color graphics options allowing for personalized styling, resulting in a customized and more visually appealing dirt bike.

“The Zero X is excellent for riding on urban trails, and with the upgraded elements of the powertrain and suspension, now it's even more fun," says Gene Banman, CEO, Zero Motorcycles. "With silent acceleration, low weight and enhanced suspension, the 2010 Zero X is the perfect motorcycle for aggressive trail riding. We invite riders of all types to schedule a demo ride in their area and discover a new experience that will leave them grinning.”

With instant acceleration and a total weight of 151 pounds, the Zero X is a high performance electric motorcycle that takes technical trail riding to the next level. Using Zero’s patented Z-Force™ technology and boasting 50 ft-lbs of torque, this stealthy motorcycle will send you racing up hills, flying over jumps, and cutting through streams. The Zero X is built from the ground up for quick handling and maneuverability. Custom valved suspension, direct drive gearing and weight optimized components allow riders to master demanding terrain. Lightweight, silent and quick, the Zero X opens up trail riding possibilities that would otherwise be out of the question. To extend ride times customers have the option to purchase an extra power pack that can be swapped with a quick pit stop.

The Zero X starts at $7,495 for the X Sport and $9,295 for the X Extreme. Some countries or states may offer incentives. Consumer financing is available in the United States for those who qualify. The motorcycle can be purchased online now and will begin shipping in the United States at the end of March. The Zero X comes with a2-year limited warranty.

To find the nearest Independent Representative, go to http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/locator/.

To purchase a Zero X or for more information, visit: http://www.zeromotorcycles.com.

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