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2020 has been a year to remember for many
reasons. The year started positive for us at Verge
Motorcycles. We began our European tour at the Utrecht
motorcycle show in the Netherlands followed by the IMOT
show in Munich. Visitors of the shows loved seeing our
first motorcycle, the TS, and enjoyed the opportunity to pick our
brains about who we are and what we want to
Then, everything came to an abrupt halt with the global outbreak of
Covid-19. People and businesses have been struck hard by this
event, and Verge Motorcycles are no different, especially being a
start-up on the verge of releasing our first motorcycle.
Our supply chains were frozen and we had to accept
the fact that we would be delayed for the foreseeable
future. We quickly realised that we could not operate at
100% capacity and had to go in to damage limitation mode.
Reluctantly, Verge Motorcycles temporarily shut down operations,
but our dedicated team kept working from home,
voluntarily. This truly illustrated that every member of
the team are 100% committed to building Verge Motorcycles in to a
respected brand within the motorcycle industry.
Even though our progression towards our production
date has been in flux, we adjusted our focus towards aspects of our
company, and motorcycle, that had full control of. Key
work was completed on improving our revolutionary motor technology
even further, poising it to become the most innovative drive-train
on the motorcycle market.
The second focus was on fine-tuning our wiring
harness design. The ultimate goal of this work has been
to maximize reliability and enhance the riding experience of not
only the TS model, but all future models that
will join the TS in
the Verge Motorcycles catalogue.
Aside from creating one of the
most anticipated motorcycles of 2021, we are in reaching distance
of securing ISO 9001 certification. To some
this might not mean much but to those who are familiar,
achieving this certification further cements our intent to
become a global player in the motorcycle market, not just a “one
So, what to expect from Verge Motorcycles...
Building up content -
We will be giving you an insight to our
progress as company operations start to get back to up to speed,
pushing towards production.
This includes getting to know some of the
faces within our company and also learning about the “WHY” of
We are revising our European tour plans that
include “first ride” and “pre-release breakdowns” of the TS with
your favourite media outlets and motorcycle content creators.
first motorcycle, the TS -
We will be releasing an in-depth
specification list as soon as we lock down final component
information from our suppliers.
And last but not least,
an introduction to our fully integrated, Rider connection
system. Features that include over-the-air updates
without the use of a mobile phone, live diagnostics, direct
customer support, navigation and a whole spectrum of riding
data all designed to make the experience of a Verge motorcycle
like no other 2-wheeled vehicle.
With all that said, make sure you keep posted on our
social media channels and we look forward to sharing the Verge
Motorcycles journey with you. If you want to see the October
update in video form, click HERE.