Since last year, the TT Zero has been renamed SES TT Zero, this year no fewer than 18 machines will compete in the legendary race of the Isle of Man on electric motorcycles, the largest number of machines since the inception of the event 4 years ago...
And while the lap record set at 100mph still stands, MotoCzysz
who came very close last year has set is aiming to achieve 105mph this year "# raiseyourgoals".
The MotoCzysz bikes will bear the numbers 1 and 2
Other competitors will also have their say with the arrival of the Team Mugen’s Shinden
with John McGuinness as pilot.
But also the arrival of Kawasaki who will participate with an electric motorcycle developed in partnership with Zytek and the University of Bournemouth, the Bournemouth Kawasaki-Zytek ZX10ev
The Team Agni (electric motors for motorcycles) enters three machines
For their second edition Ecotricity and the Kingston University, along with Brunel’s University and Imperial College motorcycles.
Finally international teams will be also be at the rendez-vous, including the Team Tork/YaiyinRacing
from India, see ZigWheels test here
KomattiMirai Racing from Japan Vecarmoto from Italy and of course Lightning Motorcyles.
Note especially the presence of a certain brand called Sarolea, could the Belgian brand be about to reborn?
We will try to find pictures of all the bikes as the event approaches ... The competition starts in 23 days!
Here's MotoCzysz's impressive video about the 2011 edition
Via IOMTT / Twitter