OwnerDaniel Brennan
LocationTinton Falls, New Jersey United States map
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Vehicle2007 prototype
Custom made No Name Customs type 7 frame. It is a frame originally intended to be a regular pedal bicycle. The rest of the bike uses off the shelf bicycle parts.
MotorCrystalyte 5303 Brushless DC
Rear hub mount. Heavy, dropouts don't like this monster.Tire, rim, spokes, and motor weigh 45 pounds.
DrivetrainI'm using a Crystalyte 5303 brush less hub motor.Pedal power if you want to.
ControllerCrystalyte 72v40a
36v-72v 40 amp brush less controller. It is in for repairs right now. It mounts to the aluminum angle plate on the bottom.
Batteries2 Dewalt 33 volt DeWalt lithium tool battery, 33.00 Volt, Lithium-Ion
I have the batteries wired to bypass the internal battery management system during discharge. I'm using the deWalt charger for now. I would like to use a Mastech cc/cv power supply in the future to charge the battery quickly but finding a BMS is a problem right now.
System Voltage66 Volts
stock tool battery charger. Takes about 1 hour to charge one battery.
Top Speed36 MPH (57 KPH)
AccelerationNot bad. There are a few modifications one can do to a Crystalyte controller to make it ramp up quicker.
RangeNot sure yet. I'm still figuring out my batteries and still trying to find a cool way to mount them.
Watt Hours/MileNeed a cycle analyst
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight75 Pounds (34 Kilograms)
Thats with just 2 batteries.
Tires24" x 3" bicycle cruiser tires.
Conversion Time3 months and counting
Conversion CostAbout $1200.
I've been looking at this site for the last 3 years. Now I finally can add my creation.

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