Battery/Charge Tips

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Generally, refer to the Charger Operation section, but for battery concerns, the following are relevant:

  1. If you run your bike to empty, do your best to give it at least a partial charge (ideally to 40-50%) as soon as you can.
  2. Charge and discharge your bike freely and at your convenience.
  3. Don't worry about keeping the bike topped up, like standard car batteries.
  4. Don't feel you have to run the bike to empty before re-charging; it's fine to charge if you've only used 10%, for example.
  5. If you can afford extra chargers to reduce charging time, Zero's fast chargers won't hurt the batteries.
  6. Use the bike as much as you can. If you aren't using it for a regular commute or aren't lucky enough to have the freedom to ride regularly then it will work out a lot cheaper to own a conventional motorbike.
  7. Zero's engineers have done the work to ensure a long service life from their battery packs and have backed it up with a five year warranty with the 2014 model range onwards. That should be enough to drop any anxiety you may have and just concentrate on enjoying the bike.