OwnerRobin Almasi
Owner's Other EVsAlmasi / Schwinn Stealth 15 000 Watt
2005 BRM Racing Go Kart
LocationLongueuil, Quebec Canada map
Web/EmailWebPage email image
Vehicle2006 Specialized RockHopper Pro
Regular bicycle modifier into a Hybrid using Crystalyte 406 Brushless DC motor, pedal first controller 72 Volt 20 Amp, 60 A123 (From Dewalt pack) cells, Setup in 2 pack of 30 cell 10S3P to make 33 Volt (10S6P) or 66 Volt (20S3P) I can switch parralel to series with a tiny switch mounted next to the left shifter to control the 40 Amp relay that make the serie/parralel connection
MotorCrystalyte 406 Brushless DC
14.5 Lbs direct drive hub motor
DrivetrainShimano Alivio rear derailleur and rapid shifter(7 speed) + Sram front derailleur.

Avid Juicy 7 Front & Hayes Sole Hydraulic disk brake rear. (rear use a aluminium braket to make it fit with Crystalyte 406 Disk wheel)
ControllerCrystalyte 24- 72 Volt 20 Amp IRFB4110 mosfets
Pedal first controller (no hall effect input)
Batteries60 A123 Systems M1, 3.30 Volt, Lithium-Ion
Lithium Ion Nano
System Voltage33 Volts
Charger Home Made
10 Output 2 Amp charge to 3.62Volt then let it sag to 3.45 Volt.

10 Led bar with 10 level display (2.8Volt to 3.8Volt in 0.1Volt Increment)

Charge the battery pack in 6 Hours but PERFECTLY balanced! (not like the Dewalt DC9000 with the OEM balancer)
InstrumentationCycle Analist
Top Speed35 MPH (56 KPH)
At High Speed Mode (20S3P, 66 Volt flat ground)
AccelerationGood ....but nothing crazy it's only a 20Amp controller!
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
Without pedaling I can get 30 Mile at 20 MPH or 12 Mile at 32 MPH
Watt Hours/Mile12 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:700 Miles (1,126 Kilometers)
    As of 10/4/2009
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight52 Pounds (23 Kilograms)
27Lbs stock bike
+ 13Lbs rear motor wheel
+ 12Lbs Battery + switch/Relay + Battery
Tires26'' street tires with some fine tread
Conversion Time40 Hours
Conversion Cost1400$ with custom cell balancer charger
Very nice to drive in town...faster than a car in traffic and good driving range!

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