Hardly
OwnerFrank Walker
LocationSpringfield, Georgia US map
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Vehicle1998 Huffy homemade
electric mountain bike
MotorScott 1 hp Permanent Magnet DC
Drivetraindouble reduction chain, with freewheel sprocket on jackshaft-
Controller
homemade, giant voltage regulator,2 Ford truck solenoids/ series coils/parallel contacts, with steering and blocking diodes for high speed.
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
standard deep cycle 28 ah/hr
System Voltage24 Volts
Charger
Walmart 24 Volt
Heaterna-
DC/DC Converter
na-
Instrumentationspeedometer, odometer, lights, adjustable thermal shutdown-
Top Speed24 MPH (38 KPH)
unwanted wheelies-
Accelerationexcellent
Range20 Miles (32 Kilometers)
depending on terrain of course.
Watt Hours/Milenever checked
EV Miles
Current:1,000 Miles (1,609 Kilometers)
 
    As of 1/13/2007
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight125 Pounds (56 Kilograms)
top heavy
Tiresstandard-
Conversion Timeabout 6 months off and on-
Conversion Cost$400 aprox. bought motor and batteries, everything else from the scrap pile.
was warned against using primary bicycle chain and sprocket, also was told solenoids wouldn't hold up as a contactor, but it worked just fine- rode it off and on for 3 years- retired for parts for a 1970 montgomery wards 3 wheeler- scott motor still going strong, my homemade controller finally blew up-HA!

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