July 16, 2024

Neomi Masuyama

Sustainable Automotive

How Far Can An Electric Motorcycle Go?


Electric bicycles are becoming increasingly popular. There are many benefits that an electric bike has over a regular bicycle, including speed and distance. But what about the range? How far can an electric motorcycle go? Well, it depends on the type of e-bike you choose to buy. As there are three different types of e-bikes available on the market today, let’s take a look at their pros and cons:

How Far Can An Electric Motorcycle Go?

The answer to this question depends on several factors. The most important is the battery capacity of your electric motorcycle, which will determine how far you can go before your bike needs recharging.

Another factor is terrain: if you’re riding in hilly areas or on rough roads, it will take more energy to go up hills and over obstacles than it would on flat ground.

The weight of yourself and any passengers also affects range–the heavier they are, the less distance they’ll be able to cover before needing more power from their batteries. Additionally, if they’re pedaling while riding (for example if there’s no motor) then that adds extra strain on their bodies’ muscles as well as requiring more energy from the battery pack itself!

3 Types Of Electric Motorcycles

There are three main types of electric motorcycles:

  • Semi-Dual-Sport (SDS)
  • Dual-Sport (DS)
  • Full-On Dirt Bike (FODB)

1 – Trail

A trail bike is a great bike for riding on trails. It’s also not so good for commuting to work, or riding long distances. Trail bikes are basically designed for off-road riding and can handle rugged terrain like rocks and mud better than other types of motorcycles because they have wide tires that provide more traction than street tires do. If you plan on doing any sort of racing–whether it’s motocross or enduro racing–then a trail bike may be your best bet; however, if you’re looking for something more versatile (and less expensive), then we recommend getting either an enduro or dual sport motorcycle instead!

2 – Sport

Sport bikes are built for speed and performance. They’re designed to be lightweight, agile, and powerful–the perfect combination for racing. Sport bikes typically have an upright riding position (like a traditional motorcycle), but some models offer more aggressive forward lean to help riders stay low during high-speed cornering.

Sport bikes also tend to feature small tanks so riders can put their knees close together while still having room for a passenger seat behind them. This design allows them to fit into tighter spaces on the road or track than other types of motorcycles would allow; plus it makes sport bikes easier to handle in tight turns because there’s less weight over the front wheel than with other styles like cruisers or dirt bikes where both rider(s) sit lower down off-center compared with their mount point on pavement (which helps keep balance).

3 – Cruiser

Cruiser bikes are the most comfortable, easiest to ride and best for city riding. They have a lower center of gravity than other types of e-bikes, which makes them easier to maneuver in tight spaces. Cruisers are also the most expensive type of electric motorcycle due to their high-quality construction materials (i.e., aluminum parts).

Range depends on which type of e-bike you buy

The range of an electric bicycle depends on a number of factors, including the battery capacity and terrain. How far you can go on your e-bike depends on the speed you travel, how much you pedal and your weight. In addition to these factors, there are also different types of electric bikes available that will have varying ranges.

The range of your e-bike is determined by several factors:

  • Battery capacity – The more power stored in a battery pack (in amps), the farther you can travel before needing to recharge or replace it with another fully charged battery pack. Most standard electric bicycles have between 3kwH and 15kwH batteries which provide between 12 and 100 miles per charge depending upon terrain conditions such as hills or wind resistance; however there are some models available today with up to 30 kwh! If these ever become affordable enough for consumers then we could see much longer ranges than what we see today!
  • Terrain – The terrain where someone lives will determine how often they need recharging because hills eat away at energy efficiency while flat ground allows riders more time between charges–especially if they’re pedaling along those stretches instead relying solely on motorized power alone!


We hope this article has been helpful in understanding the different types of electric motorcycles and how far they can go. If you are still unsure what type is right for you, we encourage you to check out our website where we have more information on each type of e-bike!