As Harley unveils its new LiveWire, here's 5 things to know about electric motorcycles

  • by: M.L. JOHNSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 19, 2014 - 6:05 PM

MILWAUKEE — The new electric motorcycle unveiled this week by Harley-Davidson is a sleek, futuristic bike with powerful acceleration and the hum of a jet airplane taking off. The public will get its first look at handmade demonstration models of the new LiveWire at an invitation-only event Monday in New York. Harley will then take the bikes on tour for riders to try out and review. Here are five things to know about electric motorcycles before you take a test ride:

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