The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike is an ideal motorcycle for those riders who want to push electric bikes into uncharted territories. The true hero of the Zero Motorcycles dual-sport lineup is the DSR Black Forest Edition. It is the most capable adventure-ready electric bike on the planet that explores the new roads without all the noise. The overall review of Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike with its price and specifications is written below.
Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike – Features and Price
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike always performs well when riding on smooth asphalt to loose gravel fire roads. The rider can easily Change performance profiles at the press of a button to master any terrain. The new Zero DSR/BF is pre-programmed with Sports or Eco modes, and performance can be fully customized with the help of Zero Motorcycles App, where one can also see detailed ride stats.
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike delivers silent stump-pulling torque, churning up to an outrageous 116 ft-lb more than any fuel-burning production literbike. The rider just has to twist the throttle and see the magic happens. Thanks to the stealth force hurling the rider forward, he will quickly leave gas motorcycles behind.
There is no need for shifting, no vibration, and no problem with fumes. It is an industry-leading Z-Force powertrain that effortlessly drives the adventure of bikes that seems to disappear beneath the rider silently.
For those riders who want to push electric into uncharted territories, the true hero of the zero motorcycles dual-sport lineup is the DSR black forest edition. It is the most capable adventure-ready electric bike on the planet to explore new roads without noise.
Charge up to 6-Times Faster
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike allows the rider to recharge the motorcycle while having lunch or a coffee. During those refreshing moments, one will add up to 94 miles of range for every hour he plugged in. The Charge Tank option is compatible with level-2 charge stations, and it delivers roughly six times faster charging than when compared to the standard wall outlet. Depending on the battery, a typical recharge time can take as little as an hour.
Charging. Meet Household Outlet
No special equipment is required to charge the bike. Standard household outlets can be used as a fueling station for a fraction of the cost of gasoline-like in 2020 Zero DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Motorcycle. All the rider has to do is plug in at night and start the day with a full tank.
Long Range Battery Tech
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike carries the highest power and energy density battery in the EV industry. With more than thirteen years of rigorous off-road experience, the Z-Force battery confidently delivers the rider to his destination.
Pull the Plug on Maintenance
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike does not need attention and regular maintenance. All the rider has to do is a plug-in and replace clogged filters or muddy oil. The new Z-force powertrain reduces the fossil burner mess, trading oil, spark plugs, filters, and clutches for a motor with a solo moving part. The new Zero DS’s ripping acceleration is delivered through a carbon fiber belt that directly connects the motor with the rear wheel. Now chain maintenance is a thing of the past.
Swappable Battery Capability
Zero Motorcycles’ Z-Force battery is the most power and energy-dense in the entire EV industry. The Zero DSR features the ZF14.4 battery that adds a Power Tank accessory to expand battery capacity by 3.6 kWh.
The battery is designed to last and is backed by a five-year, unlimited mileage warranty. The Zero DSR/BF features Long Term Storage Mode to optimize the battery’s state of charge and further improve long-term battery health.
An all-new and extremely impressive Z-Force motor delivers smooth power and up to 116 ft-lb with a design so efficient that it only needs passive air-cooling. The rider just has to roll on the throttle for massive acceleration, and rolling off the throttle progressively channels the energy bank into the battery.
There is no need for heavy, complicated, or expensive liquid cooling stuff in Zero DSR/BF and no regular maintenance. It is the industry’s most efficient, robust, and compact brushless motor.
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike features custom-tuned suspension by Showa that provides 7 inches of plush travel that allows the rider to grab virtually any terrain thrown in the way. The entire suspension system can be easily adjusted to glide over any city street or tip down his favorite fire road.
A dash of Zero 2021 DSR/BF is minimalist, modern and highly efficient that projects the specs rider ride, i.e., Speed, State of Charge, Power Output, Selected Riding Profile, Projected Recharge Time in the excellent blue LCD. In addition, the rider can sync his smartphone to add a customizable secondary dash or view detailed ride stats.
The owner of Zero DSR/BF has not to be worried about any additional charging equipment and any standard 1.3 kW onboard charger plugs into any household outlet. It can be operated with the off-board Quick Charger accessory and the Charge Tank option to accelerate charge times.
The standard Zero DSR/BF tank comes with spacious lockable storage that is perfect for stowing personal items like wallets, cell phones, or gloves. If the rider is interested in faster charging or more excellent range, he has to switch the standard tank for its Charge Tank option for six times faster charging or the Power Tank accessories that add 3.6 kWh of battery.
An all-new Bosch anti-lock brake system (ABS) delivers confident braking that is tested for just about any situation one can imagine, and it optimizes deceleration when he hit his brakes hard. The braking is actuated via levers that can be adjusted for improved ergonomics. The standard ABS can be switched on or off by the rider.
There is no need to use any of the clutches, gears, shifting, chains, and all their weighty complexities. Seamlessly rocket to speeds over 95 mph with pure efficiency as energy quietly transforms into propulsion. The Zero DSR/BF is a direct drive and contains a state-of-the-art motor that connects directly with the rear wheel using the carbon fiber belt.
Wheels and Tires
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike features strong Pirelli MT-60 tires that offer superior traction, excellent durability, and a road feel. The tires are attached with a durable cast alloy wheels and a hollow front axle that shaves unsprung weight to improve handling.
Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike – Price
The new Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike comes at $18,995 only.
Zero 2021 DSR/BF Electric Dual Sports Bike – Technical Specifications
|Specs / Bikes||ZF14.4||ZF14.4 Power Tank|
|City||157miles (253km)||196miles (315km)|
|Highway, 55mph (89km/h)||88 miles (142 km)||110 miles (177 km)|
|Highway, 70 mph (113 km/h)||64 miles (103 km)||80 miles (129 km)|
|Peak torque||116 ft-lb (157 Nm)|
|Peak power||70 hp (52 kW) @ 3,500 rpm|
|Top speed (max)||102mph (163 km/h)|
|Top speed (sustained)||90 mph (145 km/h)|
|Type||Z-Force® 75-7R passively air-cooled, radial flux, high efficiency, interior permanent hi-temp magnet, brushless motor|
|Controller||High efficiency, 775 amp, the 3-phase brushless controller including regenerative deceleration|
|Powerpack||Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent integrated|
|Max capacity||14.4 kWh||18 kWh|
|Charger type||1.3 kW, integrated|
|Charge time (standard)||9.8 hours (100% charged) / 9.3 hours (95% charged)||12.1 hours (100% charged) / 11.6 hours (95% charged)|
|Input||Standard 110V or 220V|
|Final drive||90T / 20T, Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt|
|Transmission||Clutchless direct drive|
Chassis / Suspension / Brakes
|Front suspension||Showa 41mm inverted cartridge forks, including adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping|
|Rear suspension||Showa 40 mm piston, piggy-back reservoir shock including adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping|
|Front suspension travel||7 inches (178 mm)|
|Rear suspension travel||7.03 inches (179mm)|
|Front brakes||Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan asymmetric dual-piston floating caliper, 320 x 5mm disc|
|Rear brakes||Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan single-piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5mm disc|
|Front tire||All-New Pirelli MT-60 100/90-19|
|Rear tire||All-New Pirelli MT-60 130/80-17|
|Front-wheel||2.50 x 19|
|Rear-wheel||3.50 x 17|
|Wheelbase||56.2 in (1,427 mm)|
|Seat height||33.2 in (843 mm)|
|Trail||4.6 in (117 mm)|
|Curb weight||489 lb (222 kg)||531 lb (241 kg)|
|Carrying capacity||417 lb (189 kg)||375 lb (170 kg)|
|Equivalent fuel economy (city)||435 MPGe (0.54 l/100 km)Equivalent fuel economy (city)|
|Equivalent fuel economy (highway)||207 MPGe (1.13 l/100 km)Equivalent fuel economy (highway)|
|The typical cost to recharge||$1.61||$2.02|
|Standard motorcycle warranty||Two years|
|Powerpack warranty||Five years/unlimited miles|