Thursday, January 21

Harley Gives New Electric Bike Top-Spec Suspension and Brakes

Harley-Davidson have announced more specs for their upcoming LiveWire machine.

It’ll have top-of-the range suspension and brakes as they say consumers don’t want to compromise on ride quality just to get an electric bike.

“When we were looking at Project LiveWire, the feedback we received was clear: customers wanted a true motorcycle,” says Marc McAllister, Vice President of Product Planning and Portfolio at Harley-Davidson. “They weren’t willing to compromise the ride for an electric vehicle. We had to look at it as a motorcycle first. To deliver the kind of performance LiveWire allows, we chose Showa suspension, Brembo brakes and so on, to deliver the kind of ride people expect.”

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