Mon. Jun 17th, 2019

Electrical Revolution Takes Over The Petersen Museum

Final April, the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California debuted Customized Revolution, the primary main museum exhibit targeted on “Different Customized” bikes. Organized by the Motorbike Arts Basis (MAF), the exhibit had greater than 325,000 visits and was so standard the Petersen requested MAF to arrange a follow-up. Meet Electrical Revolution, a successor that maintains the emphasis on high quality workmanship however focuses on zero-emission drivetrains. It’s the world’s first all-electric motorbike exhibition.

MAF co-founder Paul d’Orleans (you may additionally know him as The Vintagent) was once more requested to visitor curate the exhibition, and he introduced collectively 21 machines that embody greater than 40 years of technological progress. The oldest machine is Quicksilver by Mike Corbin, which was the primary electrical motorbike to do the ton and ultimately set a document of 161 mph at Bonneville.

The remainder of the bikes provide up super selection, together with one-off racers, manufacturing unit prototypes, customs constructed particularly for Electrical Revolution, and manufacturing machines that you possibly can put in your storage in the present day. We attended the opening night time reception and have been impressed with the standard and number of machines that have been on show, notably Mark Atkinson’s “Racer X” and Joey Ruiter’s “Moto Undone.”

Electrical Revolution shall be open to the general public till November 24, 2019. You should purchase tickets on the Petersen Museum.

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