Objective: to ride the 2500 miles from Jacksonville, Florida to the Santa Monica Pier, California in 3 days or less with about 20 pit stops to charge the Moto Electra, an electric motorcycle based on a 1960’s Norton Featherbed chassis.
A support vehicle will carry a generator for an improvised electric grid depending on when or where the Moto Electra will need a new full charge. The assistance crew will be outfitted with an iPad-based Messaging Server allowing real-time communication between the team and fans regardless of what mobile devices they are using.
The electric motorcycle will be ridden by Thad Wolff, an AMA Superbike racers of the 1980s. Moto Electra Racing was founded in 2009 by Brian Richardson whose electric bikes have consistently been on the podium of electric motorcycle races. Moto Electra.