2007 Diamondback sorrento 012007 Diamondback sorrento 02
OwnerJason Munro
Owner's Other EV2012 HP Velotechnik Scorpion FS
LocationSydney, New South Wales Australia map
Vehicle2007 Diamondback Sorrento
2007 Diamondback Sorrento Mountain Bike converted to electric assist with a cyclone 500W motor.
The motor drives the chain and 9 rear gears
MotorCyclone 24V 500W Brushless DC
Drivetrainstock 9 speed derailleur system.

the cyclone motor drives the chain via a free-wheeling crank so
you can pedal (or not) the choice is yours.
cyclone controller built into the motor 35A constant.
Batteries1, 24.00 Volt, Lithium-Ion
24V 20Ah LiFePo4 Pack from cyclone-tw.com
with inbuilt 75A BMS.
System Voltage24 Volts
Q2ET 24V LiFePo4 8A charger
HeaterSolar radiation
InstrumentationCycle Analyst and Garmin GPS
Top Speed40 MPH (64 KPH)
Top speed seen so far has been 64kp/h (40mph) on a long down hill run in 9th gear, and peddling too.

The usual top speed on flat ground is just under 41kph (25mph)
Range15 Miles (24 Kilometers)
range is 30km to 80% DOD.
Watt Hours/Mile22 Wh/Mile
have seen as little as 9 Whr per km and as high as 14 Whr per km.

those figures are with peddling.
EV Miles
Current:150 Miles (241 Kilometers)
    As of 3/14/2009
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight0
have not yet weighed the finished creation, but it is substantially
heavier than stock.
TiresSerfas Drifter semi slick high pressure 1.5" wide
Conversion Time3 months (only due to budgetary requirements)
Conversion Costso far including the bike and all bits and pieces i have bought for
this project, the bike owes me just under $5300 AU.

that includes the lights, bags, panniers, rack, new tyres, motor,
battery, charger & every single thing i have bought including any
parts and tools needed.
Additional Featuresthe bike is running Niterider Mi-Newt 110 lumen LED headlight, and LED tail light (as i commute
at night)
youtube videos can be seen here.....


there are so far 4 clips, soon to be more.

code by jerry