OwnerChris Lund
Owner's Other EVs1st Push Trailer
Bike Push Trailer
LocationAlbuquerque, New Mexico US map
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Vehicle1992 GIANT
This was my first attempt to build an E-bike. It worked, but anyone that knows anything about my components can see the mistakes. I did learn a lot from this test and my later projects show it.
MotorBriggs and Stratton Permanent Magnet DC
DrivetrainChain 5:1
ControllerAlltrax 24 volt
Batteries12.00 Volt,
System Voltage24 Volts
Charger
I just had a car battery charger and did one battery at a time. Shoestring budget gives to shoestring ideas.
Top Speed45 MPH (72 KPH)
AccelerationOne word " Dangerous "
Range15 Miles (24 Kilometers)
Speed means energy and if I rode at about 15 - 18 I could get 20 miles
Seating Capacity1 adult
Curb Weight50 Pounds (22 Kilograms)
Top heavy and destroyed wheel bearings & spokes
Tires26" mountain
Conversion CostE-motor $600 Alltrax $350 batteries $200 ect.
This was my first attempt to build an E-bike. [1998] It worked, but anyone that knows anything about my components can see the mistakes. I did learn a lot from this test and my later projects show it.
Top heavy and destroyed wheel bearings & spokes.
Lazy boy ride!

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