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by manlytom
Sat, 14 Apr 2012, 01:39
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 7770

Australia’s first electric supercar!

Hi, this review gives some idea on performance: http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/2012-zero-ds-review-91239.html and in general the discussions on: http://electricmotorcycleforum.com/boards/index.php?topic=1915.45 other than Zero it seems not much going on at above forum. might be that Zero is ...
by manlytom
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 15:44
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 7770

Australia’s first electric supercar!

Hi Matt the Zeros 2010 RRP was AUD13,000. I got a demo at discounted pricing. I worked out that despite the higher initial price it would be cheaper within 3 years. Considering current interest rates and petrol prices, servicing etc. What really convinced me was a test ride compared to a test ride o...
by manlytom
Wed, 11 Apr 2012, 02:30
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: Australia’s first electric supercar!
Replies: 56
Views: 7770

Australia’s first electric supercar!

If you want to commute on a bike for environmental reasons, don't get a 50cc. Actually, don't get a 50cc period.... ...... Or you can get a second hand Vectrix for $5000 with similar performance (but better brakes) The environmental impact from manufacture of an EV is rather overstated LiFePO4 batt...
by manlytom
Wed, 11 Apr 2012, 02:07
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Importing electric bikes
Replies: 5
Views: 4831

Importing electric bikes

Hi Greenmover great work. Would love to do the same on the east coast to get people to commute etc. much better. For cyclists it might add even a safety margin if they have some power to use. Was hoping Australia goes the way of Canada or at least Europe to go with somewhat more wattage to get some ...
by manlytom
Mon, 09 Apr 2012, 22:56
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: New member from Sydney
Replies: 3
Views: 771

New member from Sydney

Hi all. finally made it to join this forum. I have a strong interest in well thought out sustainable approaches. From any vehicle, to the right offsets and to arrive at a low emission footprint of our house. I hope that especially in the area of vehicles that more can be done. So far I got to the re...