Chelsea Motorcycles offered test rides of pollution free bike
Paul Alexander (pictured left), an expert rider, takes Austin Colle (right) out for a test ride
Chelsea Motorcycles, the Fulham-based Honda/Yamaha dealer, has been offering customers test rides of the Zero motorcycles, the next generation of electric bikes.
The electric motorbike manufacturer toured the UK’s most prominent dealerships to introduce riders to the fume-free models, which it says match up to 750cc and 125cc petrol bikes in performance terms
John Ford, manager at Chelsea Motorcycles at 84 Lillie Road, Fulham (near the North End Road junction), gave customers a chance to go on escorted test rides in convoy with Institute of Advanced Motorcycle expert riders.
“It’s a great introduction to the new future of motorcycles,” he said, adding that they would help to reduce pollution in the borough’s streets.
“All the riders are really happy with the bikes, and they look and ride like motorbikes, but with no emissions, no noise and no gears. They’re capable of between 150 and 240 miles on a single charge, depending on how you ride the bike.”
Zero motorcycles UK country manager Dale Robinson
Government grants are available for bikers who decide to switch to electric.
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June 28, 2021