SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing Electric Superbike

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Several members of the SWIGZ.Com Pro Racing Electrical Superbike Team (from left), Crew Chief Jimmy Summers, Chip Yates, Engineer Ben Ingram, Engineer Matt Schweitzer with the Electric Super Bike
Several members of the SWIGZ.Com Pro Racing Electrical Superbike Team with the Electric Super Bike.
From left, Crew Chief Jimmy Summers, Chip Yates, Engineer Ben Ingram, Engineer Matt Schweitzer

The SWIGZ.COM Electric Superbike is the most powerful AND most technically advanced roadracing machine being built in the world – and the only one with a real KERS system!

Come see us at The Battery Show, October 5-7 San Jose Convention Center. We will be unveiling our full bike and KERS system and will have the World Supersport bike there, videos, free SWIGZ bottles! Booth 2600 in the middle of the show floor!


Chip Yates, the American bike racer and engineering guru, is to officially debut his awesome electric superbike at The Battery Show, which takes place at the San Jose Convention Center, California on October 5th to 7th, 2010.

The superbike, which will compete in next year’s FIM ePower and TTXGP Championships for electric motorcycles, has pushed the boundaries of electric vehicle engineering to new heights. Although a pure race bike, major OEMs and the wider EV industry are eager to see the bike in detail to fully understand some of the cutting edge technology that Yates and his Swigz.com Pro Racing team have developed. Having created the bike in complete secrecy, with 194 horsepower and 295 ft/lbs of torque, the motorcycle is easily the most powerful electric superbike in the world and represents a seismic advancement in any previously seen technology.

Yates says of the project: “Developing a bike such as this is a major undertaking and we have had to push the boundaries of what the industry has so far been able to achieve. Unlike a car, a bike cannot simply take numerous high capacity batteries on board to improve performance and range, so we have had to harness highly advanced technology, including a bespoke KERS System (Kinetic Energy Recovery System), to make the bike what it is. The EV industry is looking at this bike with interest, and is increasingly looking to us for consultancy on other EV projects.”

Although images of the bike have been issued in advance of the show, the team will unveil details of its highly secretive KERS system at the show, shortly after certain protective patents have been registered.

James Reader, the show’s founder, says: “It’s an absolute privilege to have Chip and his team at the show. Showcasing this kind of ground-breaking technology is exactly what the show is all about, and the presence of the bike will be an enormous bonus to the attending press and visitors”.

Visitors can visit the Swigz.com Pro Racing team at booth 2600, and the Chip Yates himself will be on hand to greet people and explain the technology and highlight the challenges and his team of aerospace and race engineers have overcome during the development process.

For more information or to register for a press pass, please visit: http://www.thebatteryshow.com/press_reg.php

The Electric Super Bike is powered by a UQM motor. UQM, A.K.A. Unique Mobility is based in Longmont, Colorado. Denver’s downtown mall shuttle-buses are powered by UQM motors. UQM’s website is www.uqm.com.

SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing
26895 Aliso Creek Road
Suite B37
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

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