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OwnerIverson Morandi
LocationJuiz de Fora, Minas Gerais Brazil map
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Vehicle1940 Raleigh adult
Bicycle never restored, twirling
perfectly, all original
MotorBosch GPB 12V Permanent Magnet DC
Fan cooler motor from a VW Passat
DrivetrainTraction by means of sheave in contact
with the tire
Controller only a 40 A relay with push-botton
Batteries40 Ah, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Flooded
I used the battery of my 1964 VW
System Voltage12 Volts
Charger 100 w
common charger for car battery
DC/DC Converter 12 V dynamo
Mechanical dynamo drive by tyre, make
power for head light and tail light
Instrumentationmutimeter (provisory), future, a car
analog voltmeter
Top Speed10 MPH (16 KPH)
Range5 Miles ( 8 Kilometers)
Watt Hours/Mile15 Wh/Mile
The bicycle consumes 0,5 volts for each
15 minutes, with a constant consumed
chain of 30 amperes
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight60 Pounds (27 Kilograms)
20 pounds battery, 40 pounds bicycle
Tiresoriginal 28"
Conversion Time6 hours
Conversion CostUS$ 40,00 - 10 for a Relay, 15 for a
push button, 5 for a pulley, 5 for a
fuse box, 5 for hardware
This is my first project. I constructed in my schedule of
lunch, using what it had the hand. My as project will be
an electric motorcycle, using a 45 Volts DC shunt motor,
removed of a ribbon machine of a computer IBM.

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