The winning bike is a prototype of Lightning Motorcycles, which is headed up by Richard Hatfield in Silicon Valley, California. A street-legal version of the Lightning electric motorcycle is in the works.
Implications - If you are someone who has a need for speed, then this electric motorcycle is sure to be intriguing. It's not often that an electric motor sets a world record, as most people think gas power is the way to go. For all those doubters, this electric motorcycle land record demonstrates just how fast these things really are!