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E-Style BMX
DeltaWolf EV
LocationThunder Bay, Ontario Canada map
Vehicle2007 Homebuilt from old BMX parts
Built using a scrap BMX bike and a hubmotor kit. Designed to keep up to city traffic for an hour.
MotorWilderness Energy BL36 Brushless DC
DrivetrainHubmotor direct drive
Part of the kit
Batteries4, 12.00 Volt,
Gel batteries from the department store
System Voltage48 Volts
48 volt charger
InstrumentationLow battery indicator
Top Speed30 MPH (48 KPH)
AccelerationVery good. Easily competes with all but the most impatient drivers.
Range30 Miles (48 Kilometers)
Always depends on wind + hills.
Seating CapacityCan carry two with the longer seat and rear pegs.
Curb Weight75 Pounds (34 Kilograms)
Tires20 inch BMX tires
Conversion Time2 weekends
Conversion CostAbout $500 total using a new motor kit, batteries and tires.
Kudos to all those thinking about building an EV!

code by jerry