The World’s Leading Collegiate Electric Motorcycle Race Team

Buckeye Current is an award winning motorcycle racing team founded by 2 students with a big dream. Operating out of The Ohio State University’s Center For Automotive Research, the team pushes the limits of electric vehicles by designing and building motorcycles that have raced, and won, across the world.

The team is comprised of students from a variety of majors who volunteer their time to build the highest performing vehicle possible. Each year brings unique challenges, sleepless nights, and innovative solutions as the team strives toward excellence.

RW-3x by the Numbers

The 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Electric Champion

individual battery cells

lbs of total vehicle weight

horsepower achieved

Our Vision

Develop Requirements

When the team decides on a race, the demands of that specific course determine our vehicle design.

Build Vehicle

Using the predetermined requirements, the team builds a fully custom race bike from the ground up.

Refine Vehicle

After each race, data is analyzed to help develop the requirements for the next year.

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