Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Brammo Enertia Race Team Prepares For TTXGP


Brammo, maker of the Enertia plug-in electric motorcycle is participating in the TXXGP, the world’s first zero-carbon grand prix, set to take place in the Isle of Man on June 12, 2009. Best Buy is an official sponsor and team partner of Brammo's two-bike team.

Photo Credit: Brammo

"We're thrilled to show off our innovation and creativity to a world-wide audience," said CEO Craig Bramscher. "With two Enertias in the TTXGP, Brammo is taking a leadership position in validating the real world performance of electric motorcycles and we'll continue to find ways to excite consumers about our present and future Brammo products around the globe."

Photo Credit: Brammo

Team Brammo Enertia Best Buy Racing will have Bike #11 ridden by Roy Richardson. "Roy Boy," is a third-generation motorcycle racer and has an impressive history at the TT with numerous silver replica awards and lap records. Bike #26 will be ridden by Edinburgh native, Mark Buckley. Mark has been racing for 15 seasons with numerous top finishes and is also an accomplished journalist.

Photo Credit: Brammo

The Brammo Enertia TTR race bikes are based on the same production models that consumers can buy. The Enertia TTR started as the production Enertia with its extruded aluminum frame rails, distinctive flowing bodywork, and unique battery mounting system as the basis. Where necessary, key components were then "overvolved" for the demands of racing and super-high performance. "Overvolved" is a way of thinking at Brammo that will be applied for future product offerings.

Here’s video from YouTube about the Brammo Enertia TTR.



Source: Brammo
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