Chain TensionerjWine BoxHose clamps and wire ties
OwnerKraig Schultz
Owner's Other EVs1975 Honda CB-125S
Sail Trike
2008 Custom BugE
Tilting Delta Trike
Schultz Engineering Delta-11
Motorized Mtn Bike 2 - Schwinn
Motorized Mtn Bike 1 - Hummer
1987 Kann Linear LWB
1990 Ford Festiva
2015 Nissan Leaf SV
LocationGrand Haven, Michigan United States map
Vehicle Burley Trailer Conversion
Mount Electric Drive Train in a Burley Cargo Trailer
Motor PERM-132 Permanent Magnet DC
DrivetrainChain Drive
ControllerAlltrax 4834
Batteries4, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
Sealed lead acid 14 pounds each, 20 amp hour.
System Voltage48 Volts
Charger Cheap Chinese
DC/DC ConverterSevcon
48 to 12v
Top Speed26 MPH (41 KPH)
Only because I didn't want to break my trailer or kill myself!
Range16 Miles (25 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Current:50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
    As of 10/16/2007
Seating Capacity1 adult
Conversion Time40 hours. I borrowed the entire electrical drive system from my electric motorcycle.
Conversion Cost$50 for scrap aluminum to build structure to hold the motor
This was a test to see how a bicycle would react to being pushed by a Burley trailer. It worked great!

See details and lessons learned at my website:


code by jerry