Harley-Davidson Shows Electric Concept in The Snow

Rennie Scaysbrook | February 1, 2019

Harley-Davidson’s electric concept in the snow—Harley-Davidson’s first foray into the electric mountain bike/off-road segment made its first appearance recently in the hands of Australian FMX rider Jackson Strong.

Harley-Davidson Shows Electric Concept in The Snow

Strong, the man who pioneered the front flip in freestyle motocross, took the machine for a spin in the mountains around Aspen in Colorado ahead of the Winter X Games, waxing lyrical about the motorcycle’s (let’s be clear, it is still a motorcycle) performance in the cold stuff.

To be fair, the silent H-D does indeed look like a fun time, although we have absolutely no specs on battery life, charging time or indeed power and weight, something uber-important for the electric mountain bike segment.

Harley-Davidson Shows Electric Concept in The Snow

This is by far the most un-Harley Harley ever created by Milwaukee and is part of the brand’s push to put two million new riders on their seats by 2027 as part of the More Roads to Harley-Davidson initiative, which the recently unveiled LiveWire heads. One thing is for sure, we can’t wait to get on one of these to see what the hype is all about.

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Rennie Scaysbrook | Road Test Editor Rennie Scaysbrook is our Road Test Editor. A lifetime rider, the Aussie made the trek across the Pacific to live the dream in the U.S. of A. Likes puppies and wheelies.