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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

A Megawatt EV to Tackle Pikes Peak

April 10, 2015 in batteries, Electric Drive, event by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘We Want to Become the First Overall Winner with an Electric Vehicle’

A team in Latvia is preparing a powerful battery electric competition “supercar” for this coming June’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

Lightning Motorbike Takes Pikes Peak

July 5, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

All Battery Bike Beats Out All Comers, Even the Gasoline Machines:
Two Time Climb Winner on a Ducati Wins Again This Year on e-Bike

A battery electric motorcycle won the prestigious Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado Springs, beating out all of the conventional fuel bikes in the field. The Lightning Electric Superbike was ridden by Carlin Dunne, who had won the previous two races on a gasoline-fueled Ducati Multistrada 1200.

Honda eDrive Pair for Pikes Peak Climb

May 14, 2013 in Electric Drive by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Time as Partnering Sponsor in 2013 International Hill Climb

Honda is spreading the word that supporting the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as a partnering sponsor for the first time, and that it’s entering hybrid and full battery electric vehicles as part of “an unprecedented 10 Honda and Acura products in nine race classes.”

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