Austrian tour company adds Zero to fleet

Publish Date: 
Aug 25, 2014

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – Austrian guided motorcycle tour provider Edelweiss Bike Travel has begun offering zero-emission Alpine tours on Zero Motorcycles’ electric bikes.

Edelweiss Bike Travel bought a fleet of six Zero Motorcycles for the tours: four Zero S ZF11.4 and two Zero DS ZF11.4. All motorcycles are equipped with the additional 2.8 kilowatt-hour Power Tank for maximum range, bringing the total battery capacity to 14.2 kWh per bike, making daily routes of 125 miles (200 km) possible, even in the Alps.

The travel specialists offer weeklong tours from their office in Mieming, Austria. covering more than 600 miles (1000 km) while riding in near silence. The first tour in late July was fully booked. Additional dates for this year and 2015 are available online.

From a press release