Electric Motorcycle Sets Bonneville Record

Congratulations to Richard Hatfield and the team at Lightning Motorcycles for setting a land speed record on an electric motorcycle.

On September 2nd 2010, Hatfield and team ran 171 miles per hour and 176 miles an hour on the salt at Bonneville to average the new speed record of 173 miles per hour.

The electric motor that powers the bike was salvaged from a General Motors EV1 Electric Car.

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