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guppie70

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Vigo motorcycles
« on: June 19, 2017, 07:15:31 PM »

Hey guys,

Slightly off topic, but while enjoying some time off yesterday I found this project looked soo promising:
http://eco-motorcycles.co.uk/vigo
This basically answers all the topics on my zero wish list:
- range
- fairing
- high-tech brakes, etc
- high-tech dash
- storage capacity
- etc.
all for a very decent price.
The project has been abandoned due to the fact that they could not find enough backers/capital to make it work - but do you agree that this looked promising? Should Zero try to build something like this?
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Re: Vigo motorcycles
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2017, 07:40:15 PM »

I'm glad they didn't find enough backers. They would all have lost their money.
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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2017, 08:04:42 PM »

Instead of producing an electric motorcycle with superlative range and power, it is far more likely that it would not have those specifications.
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Re: Vigo motorcycles
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2017, 12:12:09 AM »

Was just wondering if you agree that Zero should be making something like that?
Full fairing, high-tech, lot's of range, etc.
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Re: Vigo motorcycles
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2017, 02:17:23 AM »

Was just wondering if you agree that Zero should be making something like that?
Full fairing, high-tech, lot's of range, etc.

No question and I'm sure it's on their to do list.
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Re: Vigo motorcycles
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2017, 04:49:07 AM »

Was just wondering if you agree that Zero should be making something like that?
Full fairing, high-tech, lot's of range, etc.
I'm pretty darn certain that if anyone could make a e-bike with a 400 mile range, it would be Zero. Yes, of course Zero should be making something like that! But with current technology I don't think it's possible. Um, maybe unless top speed is 15 miles per hour ...
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Re: Vigo motorcycles
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2017, 03:57:52 PM »

I have never really understood why there is not a full fairing option on the SR. Seems like a no-brainer to extend the range on the highway. It would give the SR an upgrade (also aesthetically) that does not require new or upgraded tech.
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Re: Vigo motorcycles
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2017, 04:57:41 PM »

I have never really understood why there is not a full fairing option on the SR. Seems like a no-brainer to extend the range on the highway. It would give the SR an upgrade (also aesthetically) that does not require new or upgraded tech.


It has already been covered a lot on this forum. You'll find long topics on all of this stuff, including the Vigo concept. That's all it is, I'm afraid. Vapourware.
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