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BRD Redshift SM Articles
Ask An Expert: Why Do Electric Motorcycles Weigh So Much?
An electric motorcycle designer explains the answer to this question: Why Do Electric Motorcycles Weigh So Much?
02 October 2013
Riding the BRD RedShift SM on The Snake
“So much power it’ll wheelie off the throttle at any speed.” If you’re anything like me, you’re a bit sick of the hyperbole that makers of electric motorcycles have been slinging for the last few years. There’s talk of instantaneous torque, practical ranges and performance on par with (small) ICE bikes, but the reality has only been overpriced products that are slow, massively overstat...
06 July 2012
Is the BRD RedShift SM really faster than an ICE supermoto?
The RedShift is fast, designed to compete directly with existing motocross and supermoto bikes.
08 December 2011
What urbanization means for motorcycles
The motorcycle is one of the most emotionally evocative objects on the planet; name another product that can be placed into film, television and advertisement to instantly create a mood or define a character. Cigarettes are the only other example I can think of, and that’s only thanks to decades of multi-million dollar product placement campaigns, beginning before “product placement” was eve...
22 September 2011
BRD RedShift MX and SM: as fast as a 250
The first products of fresh Bay Area startup BRD, this motocrosser and supermoto promise equivalent performance to 250cc four-stroke competitors. Making 40bhp and weighing 240lbs without lights, the BRD RedShift MX looks approximately equal to the KTM 250 SX-F, which makes 39bhp and weighs 228lbs. With 5.2kWh in its battery pack, the BRD should be capable of one if not two full motos too. “We ...
03 August 2011
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