Onyx motorcycles has created a new range of electric bikes or mopeds which have been inspired by vintage motorbikes yet come equipped with state-of-the-art Onyx Hi-Torque electric drive systems. Based in San Francisco Onyx motorcycles has taken to the Indiegogo crowdfunding website and has already raised nearly $250,000 to take their retro-styled electric motorbikes into production. “At ONYX we are reintroducing a full-line of electric bikes taking inspiration from popular mopeds just as they were in the 70’s and 80’s. Both bikes offer the highest torque direct drive motors in their class while delivering a 2-stroke like power-band feeling throughout the entire throttle range.”
Once the demonstration videos below to learn more about the design and technology incorporated into the electric bikes which provide “72 volts of instant torque at the twist of the throttle”. Offering clean simple fun with stealthy speeds up to 60mph, and a 45-75 mile range inn the RCR. While the CTY electric bike provides 48 volts of instant torque with speeds up to 30+ mph, and a 25-40 mile range.
“We teamed up with Treatland the premiere moped parts and accessories shop to offer the ability to personalize either of the electric ONYX bikes. With countless bolt-on options you can truly make a one of a kind ONYX like no other e-bike on the market today! To see some of the already available ONYX parts and accessories head over to Treatland”
For more information on the range of electric bikes from Onyx motorcycles jump over to the official Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign page by following the link below. Early bird pledges are available from $2,450 with delivery expected to take place during September 2018.
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