Sondors, an electric bicycle manufacturer, recently announced the production of a two-wheeled device that is capable of going 80 mph. Given this impressive speed potential, it is easy to see why the machine is being referred to as the “Sondors Motorcycle”.
Nevertheless, this classification does not explain the rampant popularity of the device. In this article, we take a look at the Sondors Motorcycle and cover theories as to why the device is garnering so much attention.
Despite the name “Metacycle”, Sondors actually refers to the new two-wheeled device as an electric motor bike. Taking this into consideration, let’s review the specifications of the Sondors motorcycle to determine if the motor bike classification is warranted.
- Top speed: 80 mph
- Lithium-ion battery capable of covering 80 mile range per charge
- 80 ft per lb of torque
- Super thin frame weighs only 200 lbs
- Thick, Michelin Road 5 Tires
Clearly, the above traits are impressive. However, are they enough to boost the two-wheeled device beyond the ebike level to that of a motorcycle? To answer the aforementioned question, compare the list above with the specs for the upcoming Harley Davidson electric motorcycle, dubbed the LiveWire.
- Top speed: 95 mph
- 146 mile range per charge
- 86 ft per lb of torque
- Weight: 549 lbs
- Michelin® Scorcher® “Sport” tires
Based on only the traits we covered thus far, the Sondors Motorcycle appears to be worthy of the motorcycle classification. Unfortunately, this observation is not enough to determine if a two-wheeled device is an ebike or a motorcycle.
To elaborate, state and city regulations ultimately define whether a two-wheeled device is a motorcycle or an ebike. As a result, the new Metacycle may need to be registered as a motorcycle in a city, yet be classified as an ebike in other parts of the same state.
How to Obtain a Metacycle From Sondors
Even though the Metacycle lacks certain features, such as a rear fender, the device is without a doubt a high-quality, street legal motor bike. Motorcyclists that are interested in owning the potentially controversial device may be delighted to know the machine is equipped with the following features.
- Integrated phone compartment
- Headlight switch
- Side mirrors
- Built-in vibration and noise reductors
- Fork suspension in the front, spring in the back
- Disc brakes
- Tail light under the seat
- Permanent Magnet Alternating Current, or PMAC, hub motor
As an added bonus, the new motorcycle is available in the following color options.
- Naked Silver
To-date, mass delivery is set to take place during the fourth quarter of 2021. To procure a Metacycle within this limited time frame, make a $100 reservation here as soon as possible. Bear in mind, the aforementioned delivery estimation is not guaranteed. That said, the total price of the Sondors Motorcycle is reported to be over $5,000, plus shipping and handling.
Be sure to take this into consideration prior to making a reservation.
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