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http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/09/bm ... deid-86001

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Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:54 pm
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:wth: BMW electric??? Very nice!! :cheers:


Sat Sep 21, 2013 12:50 am
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http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/03/ktm-e-speed/

This will run circles around that.

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Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:12 am
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what's the weight of this?

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Photo-Shoped, deisel oil pan & a morphed bike. Arnold would Approve!

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Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:37 am
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The KTM looks like a nice scooter, but it does 40 miles on a charge and tops out at 50MPH.

Meanwhile:

"BMW rates the electric motor at 11 kW — or 15 horsepower [same as the KTM] — with a temporary boost to 47 HP and an impressive 53 pound-feet of torque when you twist the grip. Range is rated at over 60 miles in mixed riding, with a 0-60 MPH time of 6.2 seconds, and the ability to top up the pack from zero to full in four hours using a 220-volt outlet."

I suspect that the BMW is far more expensive too. Not only is it a BMW, it has heated grips, ABS brakes...it looks like a pretty serious toy.

Actually, the 60 mile range - which you probably want to take with a grain of salt, like every other spec - is not enough for an expensive bike. Most likely the one to buy will be the second generation.

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Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:49 am
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I'm wondering if you'll have any difficulty in tuning that scoot ??

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Sat Sep 21, 2013 1:42 pm
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Post Re: My next scooter
Nick Batzdorf wrote:
Actually, the 60 mile range - which you probably want to take with a grain of salt, like every other spec - is not enough for an expensive bike. Most likely the one to buy will be the second generation.

would work great for my commute, but still wouldn't get one and wouldn't leave town if i had one.

gas up the zuma and go 200 miles or so. :D

after i the tank work is done anyway.

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