Elegant is not often a word used to describe electric bikes, but this pared-down tracker is both petite and beautiful. It’s from a new shop called Blatant Moto, based in the Dogpatch area of San Francisco—and the builders obviously know what they are doing.
“We’re three ex-Alta employees,” says designer and co-founder John McInnis. “The same group that put together the Crapshoot, an Alta-powered drag bike.”
That explains the pro level of thinking and finishing on this build, nicknamed ‘The Death Rattle.’
After the fall of Alta, John and his friends Vinnie Falzon (assembly line supervisor) and Brandon Dawson (quality control) had a few ideas kicking around. They were ideas that never saw the light of day while the company was making motocross machines.…