Build Status 4-3-08Hybrid Concept
OwnerKraig Schultz
Owner's Other EVs1975 Honda CB-125S
Human-Electric Hybrid
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 US map
WebWebPage
Vehicle2008
Fully enclosed, one person commuter vehicle.
Motor Crystalyne Sparrow Hub Motor Permanent Magnet DC
1,400 watt Hub Motor
Drivetrainelectric hub motor, pedals and airfoil sail
ControllerCrystalyte 30amp
Batteries4, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
20amp-hour
System Voltage48 Volts
InstrumentationVOM
Top Speed23 MPH (37 KPH)
AccelerationPoor
Range16 Miles (25 Kilometers)
EV Miles
Current:50 Miles (80 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity1
Curb Weight150 Pounds (68 Kilograms)
90 Frame/chassis
60 pounds battery's
TiresDelta Trike - with moped rear wheels and bicycle front wheel.
Conversion Cost$1,300 without shell
Project stalled after first test rides.

Vehicle is too low in traffic. Can't see over hubcaps of cars. Not a good position for offensive driving.

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