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Electric Motorcycle Is Fastest Bike at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

By July 1, 2013General Posts

If you're an electric bike skeptic (and I know y'all are out there in droves), Carlin Dunne and Lightning Motorcycles just gave you one less reason to hate EVs. The Santa Barbara, California resident beat every two-wheeled internal combustion competitor at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, topping the 14,115-foot peak in 10:00.694. That time made him the fastest bike and the ninth place finisher, overall. The next fastest motorcycle was a Ducati Multistrada 1200 S piloted by Bruno Langlois, which campaigned in the Pikes Peak 1205 class and finished in 10:21.353.

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