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Author Topic: Harley Davidson buys stake in Alta Motors  (Read 602 times)
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« on: March 03, 2018, 09:49:02 PM »

Looks like Harley is getting serious about delivering electric motorcycles: they have purchased an equity stake in Alta. I wonder if Alta will get access to the Harley Dealer Network in addition to the cash infusion?

https://dirtbikemagazine.com/alta-harley-davidson-partner/
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« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2018, 11:38:58 AM »

It looks like Alta has made a more powerful version of their bike, the Redshift MXR.  It's supposed to have similar power to a 350 or slower 450.  It's interesting that it has the WP AER fork on it.  I wouldn't think KTM would want to share their latest tech with a competitor.  Anyway, Dirt Rider has nothing but good things to say about the MXR and the improved MX models.

https://www.dirtrider.com/2018-alta-redshift-mxr-first-ride

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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2018, 11:44:38 AM »

Dirt Bike test video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NI83mdn3YWE
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