LMX 161 Freeride Motorcycle

Built and designed in France by two engineers, the LMX 161 is touted as the world’s lightest and first electric freeride motorcycle. This ultra-light bike is manufactured around an aluminum 6061 frame, and manages to cram 10.7 horsepower into a compact body that weighs a mere 92.6 pounds, thanks to an electric brushless DC motor with a Kelly controller, equipped with regenerative braking, while being fed by a compact 1.7 kWh (57 V / 30 Ah) Samsung battery. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

LMX 161 Freeride Motorcycle
LMX 161 Freeride Motorcycle
LMX 161 Freeride Motorcycle

“The combo is rated for 3 kW of continuous power, which is available by running the motor in Eco mode, but selecting the Boost mode will make a significant jump up to the peak of 8 kW. In both cases, the rider enjoys a steady 300 Nm (221.3 lb-ft) of torque, enough to tackle inclines up to 45°. The LMX bike is outfitted with mostly high-end mountain bike gear, such as RST Killah Coil RC front forks, a DNM RCP2 rear shock and TRP Zurich brakes with 203 mm rotors,” reports New Atlas. Indiegogo page.