A staggering number of companies—most of which are start ups—are coming up with their vision of the electric motorcycle. While the technology continues to evolve, it has already come a long way from its first inception on the market.

It’s not perfect yet, however, a people tend to focus on the “negative” aspects of an electric vehicle: the limited range and long charging times are usually the biggest deterrents when the higher price points aren’t the first obstacle. Let’s highlight the positives of owning an electric bike. Here are five reasons why you should.

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