Zero Motorcycles Announces Zero MX is Now Shipping Globally - Just In Time For Fall Riding

Entire Electric Dirt Bike Line is in Production

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (August 27, 2009) - Zero Motorcycles, today announced the company's highly anticipated Zero MX off-road electric motorcycle is now shipping globally. The Zero MX is designed for aggressive track riding and will now be shipping in parallel with the company's high performance Zero X electric trail motorcycle. This fall riding season will be the first time dirt bike lovers can choose between two different models that each offer two different options packages. Totaling four different configurations, Zero Motorcycles is positioned to outfit dirt bikers of all skill levels, for either the trail or now the track.

After successful product launches in Great Britain, France, Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain, Zero can now ship its dedicated off-road motorcycles directly to expectant customers. Zero Motorcycles is currently ramping its manufacturing capacity to accommodate the strong demand for the Zero MX. They offer the largest line-up of electric motorcycles with off-road, street legal and dual-sport capabilities.

"We are thrilled with the growing popularity of the Zero X and MX. Everyone from hard core off-road enthusiasts to the enviro-conscious are excitedly awaiting the delivery of their motorcycles," Gene Banman, CEO of Zero Motorcycles. "With the increase in our manufacturing abilities, we will be able to deliver motorcycles just in time for the fall riding season. We'll be marking the occasion with a few changes on our website."

Zero MX
The Zero MX is designed for taking jumps on the track, it uses a new high performance motorcycle suspension system. It includes a beefier front end and a newly developed custom rear shock that gives riders a fully adjustable spring preload and easily tuned damping. The Zero MX has also been fitted with an aggressive 19" front wheel and tire package that will accommodate any motocross tire.

Zero X
The Zero X is a high performance electric motorcycle that is designed for the trail. It utilizes Zero's proprietary lithium-ion power pack, and an aircraft grade aluminum frame to achieve an exceptionally high power to weight ratio and extended range. Built from the ground up, this stealthy motorcycle races up hills, flies over jumps and splashes through streams without disturbing nature or neighbors.

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