Something to think about. Everybody building an electric motorcycle I’ve ever talked to is overwhelmingly concerned with getting as much efficiency as possible, right? $200 HID headlights to save a couple of watts, streamlining, LED blinkers… it’s a major focus when you’re making build decisions.
How about the tires?
Do you ride a bicycle? Would you ever consider trying to ride a touring bicycle with Patty-Fat-Tire tires on it? Of course not, not when you’re the machine making the machine go. Why would you run huge, fat tires on an electric motorcycle, then?
Check out this story on one of the interesting developments in tire technology: The Skinny on Tall Thin Tires, via Modern Tire Dealer. And tell me again why this makes sense:
…and keep those tips and links coming, Warren!