2018 Alta Motors Redshift MX And MXR First Ride Review

We’ve all heard about them, talked about them, and maybe even looked them up on Google, but in the end, most of us probably figured a full-size electric dirtbike is an expensive and impractical novelty motorcycle only those with deep pockets could afford to add to their toy collection… until now. Alta Motors has just released an upgraded 2018 Redshift MX model as well as its all-new Redshift MXR, and we finally got to throw a leg over both, not only to see if they lived up to the hype, but how they stack up to their gas burning rivals.

Before I start talking about the bikes, I want to say that I’m just like 99% of you who have probably never ridden an Alta before. I’ve always wanted to see what all the fuss was about and learn how similar (or different) they were compared to a regular gas-powered bike. Honestly, I was a little scared once I was finally sitting on one all geared up and ready to go – more nervous, believe it or not, than the first time letting the clutch out on a CR500, to put that in perspective…

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